Accession Number : ADD016108

Title :   Valve Assembly for Submarine Balanced Ejection System.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 11 Jun 93, patented 11 Jan 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Moody, Paul E

Report Date : 11 Jan 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A valve assembly is provided for a submarine balanced ejection system including upper and lower launch tubes and upper and lower launch tube ejection systems, the assembly including a hull insert fixed in the pressure hull of the submarine and having first and second openings therein, a valve spool rotatably mounted and having ports therein selectively alignable with the first and second openings and with the upper and lower launch tubes and upper and lower launch tube ejection systems.

Descriptors :   *EJECTION, *VALVES, *SUBMARINE EQUIPMENT, *PATENTS, ASSEMBLY, INSERTS, LAUNCH TUBES, OPENINGS, PRESSURE, PRESSURE HULLS, SUBMARINES, TUBES

Subject Categories : Pumps, Filters, Pipes, Tubing, Fittings & Vlvs
      Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE