Accession Number : ADD003443

Title :   Air Dropped Sonobuoy.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Horn,George M

Report Date : 12 Oct 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The patent relates to an installation mechanism for an underwater flexible structure. It includes a plurality of pressure controlled pumps which distend a flexible underwater structure and provide fluid pressure to support such structure in an operative, distended position.

Descriptors :   *Oceanographic equipment, *Sonobuoys, *Patents, Expandable structures, Air drop operations, Underwater structures, Pneumatic devices, Acoustic arrays, Inflatable structures

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE