Accession Number : ADD018326

Title :   Interface Module for a Towed Array.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 8 Dec 95, patented 22 Oct 96,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Williams, Michael R

Report Date : 22 Oct 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An interface module assembly for disposition between a marine tow cable and an array of acoustic receivers includes a plurality of bodies interconnected in series by flexible tethers. A proximal one of the bodies is adapted for connection to the tow cable and a distal one of the bodies is adapted for connection to the array. An external coaxial cable extends between each two of the bodies and is in communication with other external coaxial cables by way of internal coaxial cables within the bodies.

Descriptors :   *ELECTRIC CONNECTORS, *PATENTS, TOWED ARRAYS, MODULAR CONSTRUCTION, ACOUSTIC ARRAYS, COAXIAL CABLES

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE