Accession Number : ADD015970
Title : Inflatable Undersea Vehicle System of Special Utility as a Daughter Vessel to a Mother Vessel.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 22 Jul 92, patented 17 Aug 93,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Nadolink, Richard H
Report Date : 17 Aug 1993
Pagination or Media Count : 11
Abstract : The submersible vehicle system of tile present invention comprises a unitary undersea vehicle composed of a rigid hull submersible mated to an inflated auxiliary submersible. Both the rigid bull submersible and the auxiliary submersible may be initially stored aboard a mother vessel. The auxiliary submersible is provided with one or more compartments for storing fuel and/or ballast, either positive or negative.
Descriptors : *SUBMERSIBLES, *UNDERWATER VEHICLES, AUXILIARY, BALLAST, COMPARTMENTS, FUELS, INVENTIONS, TILES, VEHICLES
Subject Categories : Submarine Engineering
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE