Accession Number : ADD015430

Title :   Large, Air Deployable, Volumetric Hydrophone Array.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 5 Feb 86, patented 26 May 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Castile, Brett D ; Sullivan, Shelby F

Report Date : 26 May 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : An air deployable, volumetric hydrophone array uses three horizontal booms radiating from a central hub suspended at the array operating depth. Loose lines of hydrophones are hung from pairs of points on the boom structure and hang in arcs approximating catenaries.

Descriptors :   *ARRAYS, *HYDROPHONES, *PATENTS, AIR, CATENARIES, DEPTH, HUBS, STRUCTURES, BOOMS(EQUIPMENT)

Subject Categories : Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE