Accession Number : ADD017994

Title :   Toroidal Volume Search Sonar.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Jun 93, patented 9 Apr 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Zehner, William J

Report Date : 09 Apr 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A pulsed transmission, narrow band, echo ranging sonar system has a tow body in which the transmit and receive arrays are mounted so that the field searched forms a toroidal volume.

Descriptors :   *RADIATION PATTERNS, *PATENTS, *SEARCH SONAR, VOLUME, TRANSMITTANCE, TOROIDS, PULSE MODULATION, ECHO RANGING, NARROWBAND, TOWED SONAR

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE