Accession Number : ADD018174

Title :   Trawling Sonar System.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application, Filed 5 Aug 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Carter, G C

PDF Url : ADD018174

Report Date : 05 Aug 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Disclosed is a sonar system comprising a platform, axially extendable supports projecting from the platform, a flexible cable array deployed from the platform means through said support means, and an acoustic detector connected to the flexible cable. By increasing the physical aperture of the sonar system, performance is enhanced.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *UNDERWATER ACOUSTICS, *SONAR, *ACOUSTIC DETECTORS, ACOUSTIC WAVES, CABLES, ARRAYS, FLEXIBLE STRUCTURES

Subject Categories : Acoustic Detection and Detectors
      Acoustics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE