Antenna Articulation Apparatus for a Submersible Device, and Method of Use
Patent application, Filed 20 Dec 2004
NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE CENTER DIV NEWPORT RI
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An antenna articulation apparatus and method of use for a submersible device is provided. The apparatus includes a body having a cavity formed at an external surface. A bladder containing a core material is arranged within the cavity. The core material contracts and expands the bladder depending upon a pressure that surrounds the bladder. An antenna operatively connected with the bladder and articulates between a retracted position and a deployed position as the bladder contracts and expands.
- Electrical and Electronic Equipment
- Submarine Engineering
- Radio Communications