Accession Number : ADA265171
Title : Deep-Ocean Search and Inspection: Advanced Unmanned Search System (AUSS) Concept of Operation
Descriptive Note : Final rept.
Corporate Author : NAVAL COMMAND CONTROL AND OCEAN SURVEILLANCE CENTER RDT AND E DIV SAN DIEGO CA
Personal Author(s) : Uhrich, R W ; Watson, S J
Report Date : Nov 1992
Pagination or Media Count : 93
Abstract : This report explains search tactics and many of the innovative ideas and technologies that are used to perform the AUSS deep search and inspection. These include the acoustic link, which makes untethered communications possible; the Doppler sonar, which enables it to track its position and navigate without interfering with the acoustic link; high-quality sonars and optical sensors; supervisory control and sophisticated computers and software.
Descriptors : *REMOTELY PILOTED VEHICLES , *NAVIGATIONAL AIDS , COMPUTERS , TARGETS , QUALITY , NAVIGATION , PLANNING , SONAR , TRACKS , DOPPLER SONAR , DEEP OCEANS , MISSIONS , INSPECTION , ACOUSTICS , AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION , OCEANS
Subject Categories : Submarine Engineering
Underwater and Marine Navigation and Guidance
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE