Accession Number:

ADD019531

Title:

Brisk Maneuvering Device for Undersea Vehicles

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 12 Feb 1996, patented 17 Aug 1999

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-08-17

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A nautical vehicle for traveling in a fluid environment, the nautical vehicle comprising a body having a dorsal tin mounted thereon. The body comprises a sidewall a forward nose and a rear propulsor for propelling the vehicle in an axial direction. The dorsal fin is mounted on the sidewall, and includes a dorsal fin surface and camber generating element for generating a camber to provide a sideways thrust on said body to facilitate brisk maneuvering of the vehicle in the fluid environment.

Subject Categories:

  • Submarine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE