Accession Number : ADD013591

Title :   Self-Deploying Buoy System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 16 Apr 81, patented 9 Nov 82,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Swenson, Richard C

Report Date : 09 Nov 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A self-deploying buoy system which will moor itself in various depths of water. The system has a fixed midwater buoy and canister. In one end of the canister is an RF telemetry buoy and upper cable pack, sensor and anchor assembly. When deployed all the cable in both the upper and lower cable packs is deployed under the force of gravity until no cable is left in either pack.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *MOORING BUOYS, BATTALION LEVEL ORGANIZATIONS, BUOYS, COMMERCE, DEPLOYMENT, DISTRIBUTION, SELF OPERATION, SOURCES, WATER, ANCHORS, ASSEMBLY, DEPTH, GRAVITY, RADIOFREQUENCY, SELF OPERATION, TELEMETER SYSTEMS, WATER

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE