Accession Number:

ADA954894

Title:

Control of Coastal Lighting in Anti-Submarine Warfare

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER BOARD FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1943-04-30

Pagination or Media Count:

359.0

Abstract:

After careful review and analysis of other sky glow investigations and in consultation with the Navy Department, a program of field tests was devised for the purpose of obtaining basic information concerning the characteristics of sky glow from artificial sources, evaluating the extent to which sky glow and shore lights are a factor in aiding enemy submarines, establishing amount of sky glow produced by various lighting and the degree of dimming required of such lighting, and investigating the utility and practicability of light control methods.

Subject Categories:

  • Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE