The Use of a Fleet-Type Submarine as a Quiet Research Platform.
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INFORMATION IS PRESENTED CONCERNING THE FEASIBILITY OF USING A FLEET-TYPE SUBMARINE AS A RESEARCH PLATFORM FROM WHICH VARIOUS ACOUSTICAL AND OCEANOGRAPHIC STUDIES MAY BE CONDUCTED. Information on activities contacted, their programs, and their requirements is also presented. Capabilities of a submarine to meet research program requirements were determined. Items such as power supply, endurance, atmosphere control, manning requirements, weights, space, costs, submerged mooring, and special equipment were considered. C Author
- Submarine Engineering
- Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
- Fluid Mechanics