Accession Number : ADD002140

Title :   Remotely Controlled Mobile Seagoing Sensor Platform.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Kinder,Floyd A

Report Date : 22 Oct 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a device whereby a remotely controlled seagoing platform of spar buoy configuration is self-propelled and includes hydrofoils for greater mobility. Mechanism is provided on board the craft for changing the center of gravity for transition from horizontal operation to vertical operation on the surface.

Descriptors :   *Platforms, *Patents, Self propelled, Remote control, Sea based, Hydrofoils, Configurations, Spar buoys

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE