Accession Number:

AD0755132

Title:

1000 Foot Unmanned Certification Dive in Number 5 Chamber Complex.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-08-14

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

An unmanned dive was made in number 5 Chamber Complex at the Navy Experimental Diving Unit on 29 June 1972. The dives purpose was to demonstrate the operation for the purpose of certification before commencing a manned deep dive program reaching depths of up to 1000 feet sea water. With the exception of the leaking exhaust fitting, and the hot water shower fitting, the complex met all performance requirements satisfactorily. Based on the test, the complex demonstrated that it is capable of supporting life at 1000 feet sea water after correcting the leaks. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering
  • Life Support Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE