Accession Number:

ADD015837

Title:

Elastomeric Launcher.

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, filed 29 Jun 92, patented 27 Jul 93,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-07-27

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

An impulse tank is provided in the free flood compartment of a submarine to pressurize a launcher tube from sea water that has been pumped into the tank for this purpose. T-he tank is defined in part by the submarine hull and in part by a diaphragm bladder that is designed to expand into the free flood compartment during this pressurization

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE