Accession Number : ADD002669
Title : Acoustic Transponder Navigation System.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Kelly,Neil C ; McFarland,Robert L ; Sampsell,Jack W
Report Date : 17 Feb 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 7
Abstract : The patent provides an improved system for detecting hidden submarine obstacles and for marking a navigable course through such obstacles. It provides an improved sonar system which will respond to both echo signals from passive hunted submerged objects as well as signals from underwater transponders and simultaneously display both signals on a common display screen.
Descriptors : *Underwater navigation, *Sonar, *Patents, Transponders, Underwater object locators, Sonar equipment
Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
Underwater and Marine Navigation and Guidance
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE