1000 Foot Unmanned Certification Dive in Number 5 Chamber Complex.
NAVY EXPERIMENTAL DIVING UNIT WASHINGTON D C
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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
- Submarine Engineering
- Life Support Systems