Accession Number:

ADD019438

Title:

Towed Cable Temperature Profiler

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application, Filed 8 Mar 99

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1999-03-08

Pagination or Media Count:

20.0

Abstract:

This invention relates to an apparatus for providing a temperature profile of the ocean for a towed sonar array. A towing cable for the array comprises a central cable and a protective outer jacket. Thermistors are disposed at spaced positions along the outer jacket and connect to conductors embedded in the protective outer jacket. The conductors terminate onboard ship to provide continuous signals representing temperatures at various ocean depths.

Subject Categories:

  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE