Independent Research and Independent Exploratory Development: Annual Report
Annual rept. 1 Jul 1972-20 Jun 1973
NAVAL UNDERSEA CENTER SAN DIEGO CA
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The report describes the Independent Research and Independent Exploratory Development program at the Naval Undersea Center during fiscal year 1973. It consists of brief articles on nine selected projects together with a listing of all projects active or terminated since the last annual report and the publications resulting from them. The articles describe the following work determination of the solubility of hydrogen in seawater development of a noise cancelling techniques that reduces interference in the signal channels of existing sonar systems studies in the design and application of the S3 semisubmerged ship development of self-contained water-inflated sonar array structures that can be deployed without the assistance of divers development of a high speed sonar system that enables high performance surface craft and helicopters to track fast nuclear submarines development of viewports for optical systems aboard deep-diving submersibles development of a technique for forming visual images by processing ultrasonic sound scattered by objects in the water efforts to incorporate glass optic fibers into cables of useful length and upgrading of the SCAT submersible as well as development of an entirely new submersible, ELECTRIC SNOOPY.
- Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
- Acoustic Detection and Detectors