Accession Number : ADD012461

Title :   Torpedo Cableless Umbilical.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Reeser,Floyd H ; Quinn,Francis G

Report Date : 01 Jul 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A communications link between a submarine and a torpedo secure within a launch tube flooded with seawater. A transmit/receive light beam pair propagating through the water provides the high bandwidth data channels between the tube wall and the adjacent torpedo hull for two-way communication.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS, *UNDERWATER COMMUNICATIONS, DATA LINKS, TORPEDO TUBES, TORPEDOES

Subject Categories : Torpedoes
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE