Accession Number:

ADA031704

Title:

Superconducting Motors and Lithium-Water Batteries for Torpedo Propulsion.

Descriptive Note:

Technical note,

Corporate Author:

DEFENCE RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT OTTAWA (ONTARIO)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

Presently-available information suggests that the performance of the MK 37 torpedo could be improved by the use of a superconducting electric motor powered by a lithium-seawater battery. Details are given and recommendations for future work are described.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrochemical Energy Storage
  • Torpedoes

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE