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