Accession Number : ADD001713

Title :   Torpedo Control.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Francois,Robert E ; Davis,William R ; Sandstrom,Wayne M

Report Date : 13 May 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : This invention relates to naval torpedoes of the type that produce a high yield explosion, and more particularly to control apparatus for use with same when intended to be fired from a 'hunter-killer' submarine. An object of the invention is to provide control apparatus for a torpedo, of the type referred to, which permits warhead detonation at minimum ranges and at depths providing maximum explosive effect.

Descriptors :   *Antisubmarine ammunition, *Torpedoes, *Control systems, *Patents, Torpedo components, Torpedo trajectories, Guidance

Subject Categories : Torpedoes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE