Accession Number : ADD016068

Title :   Ship Signature Modifier.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 27 Nov 68, patented 21 Sep 93,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Jasper, Norman H

Report Date : 21 Sep 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A unique system of disposition-controlled, water-filled, fabric bags is suspended from and and towed beneath a ship to effect the modification of the inherent water pressure signature thereof and thus prevent detonation of a marine mine programmed to be exploded thereby.

Descriptors :   *PRESSURE SIGNATURES, *PATENTS, *MINE COUNTERMEASURES, *SHIP SIGNATURES, *UNDERWATER MINES, BAGS, DETONATIONS, FABRICS, DETONATIONS, PRESSURE, SHIPS, SIGNATURES, NAVAL MINE WARFARE, TOWED BODIES

Subject Categories : Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE