Accession Number : ADD006129

Title :   Apparatus for Launching Stores from a Submerged Vehicle.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Brooks,John D ; Humason,Harry W ; Gordon,Frank E

Report Date : 03 Apr 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : An apparatus for launching stores from a recess of a vehicle submerged in a marine environment includes a capsule having an elongated body of rectangular cross section for enclosing the stores. A structure for providing hydrodynamic stability to the capsule is joined thereto, the capsule and stabilizing structure together being receivable into the recess. The apparatus is further provided with a first hatch for sealing the recess from the marine environment when the apparatus is received thereinto. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Launchers, Submarine launched, External stores, Communication equipment, Decoys, Encapsulation, Deployment, Underwater, Stabilization systems, Hydrodynamics, Buoyancy, Sealed systems, Submarine equipment

Subject Categories : Submarine Engineering
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE