Accession Number:

ADD002669

Title:

Acoustic Transponder Navigation System.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1976-02-17

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The patent provides an improved system for detecting hidden submarine obstacles and for marking a navigable course through such obstacles. It provides an improved sonar system which will respond to both echo signals from passive hunted submerged objects as well as signals from underwater transponders and simultaneously display both signals on a common display screen.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors
  • Underwater and Marine Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE