Accession Number : ADD002135

Title :   Heterodyne Autocorrelation Guidance System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Geren, Keith E ; Papineau, Milton D ; Routh, Claude C

Report Date : 17 Sep 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The patent relates generally to methods and means for determining the direction of a sonic energy source and automatically effecting control of a carrier vehicle in accordance therewith, and, in particular, relates to a twin heterodyne autocorrelation sonar guidance system for long range homing torpedoes and other submarine conveyances and apparatus.

Descriptors :   *ACOUSTIC HOMING, *PATENTS, HOMING TORPEDOES, AUTOCORRELATION, HETERODYNING, UNDERWATER SOUND

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
      Torpedoes

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE