Accession Number:

AD0756243

Title:

A Feasibility Study of an ASW Search Director Concept

Descriptive Note:

Annual rept. 1 Nov 1971-31 Oct 1972

Corporate Author:

CORNELL AERONAUTICAL LAB INC BUFFALO NY

Report Date:

1972-10-31

Pagination or Media Count:

127.0

Abstract:

An exploratory investigation is performed of the feasibility and applicability of a Search Director concept for use by U.S. Navy ASW personnel in determining optimal search tactics and sonobuoy drop patterns to detect and localized submarines. Problems arise in conducting these operations which are due to the use of imprecise information from acoustic sensor surveillance systems. The purpose of the Search Director is to assemble this information in terms of target heading, motion, initial size and orientation of the uncertainty area, time late, uncertanty area growth, search time, etc. into coherent and easily computer-processed forms, update the processed information as operations progress and produce displays of the current and future status of these operations.

Subject Categories:

  • Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE