Accession Number:

ADD020052

Title:

Sonar Tracking Array

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, filed 6 Aug 2002

Corporate Author:

NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER NEWPORT DIV RI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2002-08-06

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

A sonar array comprising a support structure, an acoustic 7 projector attached to the support structure, and a plurality of 8 directional hydrophones attached to the support structure and 9 arranged so as to surround the acoustic projector. The 10 directional hydrophones are spaced about the acoustic projector. In one embodiment, the array includes means attached to the 12 support structure that allows the support structure to be 13 connected to a device that effects coarse steering of the sonar 14 array.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE