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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE