Accession Number:

ADA094800

Title:

Cable Failures in the AN/BQS-15 Sonar System. Analysis of Failures in the Depression/Elevation Drive-Motor Power Cable and Recommendations for Their Prevention

Descriptive Note:

Final test rept. Sep 1979-Feb 1980

Corporate Author:

NAVAL OCEAN SYSTEMS CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

51.0

Abstract:

Design and fabrication deficiencies in the MIL-C-242173-001 connector cause failure of the ANBQS-15 sonar system depressionelevation driver-motor power cable, resulting in damage to the motor. Failures in the 41 cables analyzed were caused primarily by mechanical and electrical breakdown and mishandling. Fabrication materials, methods, and inspections required to correct these problems are described

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Machinery and Tools

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE