Accession Number:

ADA250189

Title:

Sonar Beamforming - An Overview of Its History and Status

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER NEWPORT DIV NEW LONDON CT NEW LONDON DETACHMENT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-04-07

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

This report was prepared at the request of the Program Executive Office for Surface Ship ASW Systems to provide high level managers with a concise overview of the history and status of sonar beamforming. The publication should also serve as an introduction to the subject for new professionals. The history of sonar beamforming is traced from World War II to the present, ending with the topic of adaptive beamforming. A minimum of mathematics is used to facilitate rapid reading, with numerous references provided for the reader who wishes to delve further into the theory.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE