Accession Number : ADD015515

Title :   Sonobuoy for Forming Virtual Vertical Sensing Arrays.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 8 Jul 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Sullivan, Edmund J

Report Date : 08 Jul 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : This patent application discloses a sonobuoy for forming a plurality of virtual vertical arrays, the sonobuoy having means for receiving and expelling water to cause said sonobuoy automatically to descend and rise in a water environment, whereby to form sequentially a plurality of virtual vertical arrays.

Descriptors :   *SONOBUOYS, *ACOUSTIC DETECTORS, *UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *BUOYANCY, TARGET DETECTION, ACOUSTIC ARRAYS

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE