Accession Number : ADD014046

Title :   Disappearing Baffle for Sonar Arrays.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 1 Sep 88, patented 21 Mar 89,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Konrad, William L

Report Date : 21 Mar 1989

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : A selectively transparent baffle means for controlling beam pattern dispersal or directions, further comprising a plurality of parallel, vertically oriented, complaint tubes each of which attach to one of two header tubes at one end while the opposite ends are open to sea pressure. The headers provide air fill or vent. Patents. (rh)

Descriptors :   *BAFFLES, *PATTERNS, *SONAR ARRAYS, *TRANSPARENCE, DISPERSING, PATENTS

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE