Accession Number : ADD015605

Title :   Aircraft Controlled Launch Container for Multiple Stores.

Descriptive Note : Patent, 20 Aug 91, patented 13 Oct 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Marshall, Frank P ; Travor, Bruce W ; McEachern, James F

Report Date : 13 Oct 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : The disclosure shows a multi-store, electrically-operated sonobuoy launcher that is connected to the sonobuoy launcher power system of the aircraft. The sonobuoys are sequentially stacked inside the launcher and current switching and blocking means regulate and direct pulses from a switch in the aircraft to ensure individual, single sonobuoy launches.

Descriptors :   *LAUNCHERS, *SONOBUOYS, *CONTAINERS, *ELECTRIC POWER, *PATENTS, AIRCRAFT, BLOCKING, POWER, PULSES, STORES, SWITCHES, SWITCHING

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Aircraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE