Accession Number : ADD017860

Title :   Unmanned Undersea Vehicle With Erectable Sensor Mast For Obtaining Position and Environmental Vehicle Status.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, filed 11 Oct 95,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hillenbrand, Christopher F ; Gomez, Donald T

PDF Url : ADD017860

Report Date : 11 Oct 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : In brief summary, the invention provides an unmanned undersea vehicle system comprising a mother vehicle and a daughter unmanned undersea vehicle. The unmanned undersea vehicle has an erectable observation mast for obtaining environmental information. A communication link interconnects the mother vehicle and the unmanned undersea vehicle for transferring command information from the mother vehicle to the unmanned undersea vehicle and unmanned undersea vehicle status information from the unmanned undersea vehicle to the mother vehicle.

Descriptors :   *UNDERWATER VEHICLES, *PATENT APPLICATIONS, UNMANNED, NAVAL RESEARCH, MASTS, DATA LINKS, OCEAN ENVIRONMENTS

Subject Categories : Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE