Accession Number : ADD016576

Title :   Protective Fairing for Underwater Sensor Line Array.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 31 Mar 93, patented 9 Aug 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Small, David C

Report Date : 09 Aug 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : Protective fairings which can be easily added to existing unfaired underwater sensor line arrays or incorporated into new faired underwater sensor line arrays to provide shock and impact protection to array sensors and cables without degradation of sensor output and allow the line array to be repeatedly raised and lowered under tension from a ship and stored on the ship without disassembly.

Descriptors :   *ARRAYS, *UNDERWATER EQUIPMENT, *PATENTS, CABLES, DEGRADATION, DISASSEMBLY, FAIRINGS, IMPACT, OUTPUT, PROTECTION, SHIPS, SHOCK, TENSION, PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE