Accession Number : ADD001299

Title :   Portable Swimmer Propulsion Unit.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Geres,Robert J

Report Date : 27 Aug 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates to a portable swimmer propulsion unit including a vane type gas motor driving a shrouded screw. A positive expulsion, boot strap, hydrazine feed system supplies hydrazine to a hydrazine decomposition reactor. Gas from the reactor serves to drive the gas motor.

Descriptors :   *Swimmers, *Underwater propulsion, *Patents, Hydrazine, Throttling, Gas generating systems, Decomposition

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE