Accession Number:

AD0757996

Title:

Ram Air Inflated Float/Decelerators as Applied to A-Size Sonobuoys.

Descriptive Note:

Phase rept.,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL AIR DEVELOPMENT CENTER WARMINSTER PA AIR VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY DEPT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-01-26

Pagination or Media Count:

37.0

Abstract:

The report is a chronological history of the design of ram air inflated flocelerators flotation devicesdecelerators for, and application to, deployment of A-size sonobuoys. Data including physical dimensions, air inflation characteristics, flight capabilities and in-water performance is presented. Three NAVAIRDEVCEN Naval Air Development Center developed devices are capable of inclusion in production A-size sonobuoys or, given the necessary additional development, are adaptable for B-size or larger. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE