Accession Number:

ADA602976

Title:

Modular Towed Acoustic Sonar Array

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 4 Feb 2014

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIV NEWPORT RI TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP ENTERPRISE OFFICE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2014-02-04

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

A sensor system and method of use is provided with at least one sensor array module in which the at least one sensor array can be removed and reinstalled for maintenance ad reconfiguration of components within the module. Each array module includes a submersible hose, an electrical bus connected between ends of the hose, acoustic sensors spaced apart from one another at a distance along the electrical bus, and an electrical connector on each end of the hose. Each array module can also contain non-acoustic sensors and other supporting electronic components.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE