Accession Number : ADD003898

Title :   Remote Unmanned Work System (RUWS) Electromechanical Cable System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Hightower,John D ; Beaman,George R ; Wilkins,George A ; Murphy,Douglas W

Report Date : 08 Mar 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A tethered underwater work system comprises a primary lift module attached to a support vehicle by means of a primary tether. A submarine work vehicle is removably attached to said primary lift module and connected thereto by means of a secondary tether. Additionally, the lift module contains electrical distribution systems to permit an extensive control and instrumentation linkage with the submarine work vehicle and remotely controlled manipulators mounted thereon. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Remote control, *Remote systems, *Electric cables, Electromechanical devices, Underwater vehicles, Submarines, Tethering

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE