Accession Number : ADD015415

Title :   Antenna Erector for a Towed Buoyant Cable.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 24 Jul 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Dickinson, Stuart C

Report Date : 24 Jul 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Accordingly, it is an object of the present invention to provide an antenna system for a towed buoyant cable that can be maintained above the surface of the water for purposes of communication and maintained below the surface of the water for purposes of stealth and underwater vehicle maneuvers. Another object of the present invention is to provide an antenna erector for a towed buoyant cable that is compatible with a seawater and the hydrodynamic forces experienced therein.

Descriptors :   *COMMUNICATION BUOYS, *ANTENNAS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, BUOYANCY, UNDERWATER VEHICLES

Subject Categories : Radio Communications
      Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE