Accession Number:

ADD008032

Title:

Noise Abating Sleeve.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1980-10-28

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

In an acoustic homing torpedo having a transducer section mounted forward of the nose shell, an elastomeric, acoustically transparent sleeve is installed over the torpedo nose section and extends aft of the discontinuity at the transducernose section interface, thereby reducing the torpedo self-noise generated by cavitation occurring at the discontinuity. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Torpedoes
  • Acoustics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE