Accession Number:

AD0331362

Title:

The Use of a Fleet-Type Submarine as a Quiet Research Platform.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS GROTON CT ELECTRIC BOAT DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

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

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE