Accession Number : ADD003187

Title :   Marine Mine Detector.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Murphree,Francis J ; Warner,Henry L ; McLeroy,Edward G , Jr

Report Date : 09 Mar 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The patent relates to a sonar system for detecting and identifying objects lying on or submerged in a sea floor. The system has a dual frequency transmitter and a dual frequency receiver for timely broadcasting and receiving a pair of relatively high and low frequency acoustical signals, respectively, in accordance with a predetermined timing program which facilitates the display and interpretation thereof.

Descriptors :   *Naval mines, *Mine detectors, *Patents, Sonar equipment, Underwater object locators, Sonar echoes, Acoustic signals

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE