Accession Number:

ADD018829

Title:

Unmanned Undersea Vehicle with Erectable Sensor Mast for Obtaining Position and Environmental Vehicle Status

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 11 Oct 95, patented 11 Nov 97

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1997-11-11

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

In brief summary, the invention provides an unmanned undersea vehicle system comprising a mother vehicle and a daughter unmanned undersea vehicle. The unmanned undersea vehicle has an erectable observation mast for obtaining environmental information. A communication link interconnects the mother vehicle and the unmanned undersea vehicle for transferring command information from the mother vehicle to the unmanned undersea vehicle and unmanned undersea vehicle status information from the unmanned undersea vehicle to the mother vehicle.

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering
  • Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE