Accession Number:

ADD015452

Title:

Tactical Acoustic Decoy.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 4 Nov 91, patented 2 Jun 92,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-06-02

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

An efficient yet relatively simple tactical acoustic decoy apparatus is disclosed for providing protective cover for a sea going vessel against homing andor fire control devices operating on infrared, sonar or microwave reflected energy which comprises a plurality of decoy rounds constructed for launch by a decoy round launching mechanism, a load such as a transducer assembly within each decoy round which when deployed provides an effective countermeasure against homing or fire control devices and means for deploying the load.

Subject Categories:

  • Underwater and Marine Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE