Accession Number:

ADD015970

Title:

Inflatable Undersea Vehicle System of Special Utility as a Daughter Vessel to a Mother Vessel.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 22 Jul 92, patented 17 Aug 93,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-08-17

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The submersible vehicle system of tile present invention comprises a unitary undersea vehicle composed of a rigid hull submersible mated to an inflated auxiliary submersible. Both the rigid bull submersible and the auxiliary submersible may be initially stored aboard a mother vessel. The auxiliary submersible is provided with one or more compartments for storing fuel andor ballast, either positive or negative.

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE