Brisk Maneuvering Device for Undersea Vehicles
Patent, Filed 12 Feb 1996, patented 17 Aug 1999
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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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.
- Submarine Engineering