Ocean Physics

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Brisk maneuvering device for undersea vehicles

A nautical vehicle for traveling in a fluid environment, the nautical vehicle comprising a body having a dorsal fin 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...
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Cable flushing lateral

A cable flushing lateral is inserted into a guide tube or conduit through which a cable is to be payed out. The flushing lateral is in the form of a pipe within a pipe with a cylindrical space formed between the pipes. The inner pipe is connected to the upstream side of the guide tube and the outer...
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Casualty monitoring system for autonomous vehicle

A casualty monitoring system is provided in communication with a vehicle controller and configured to monitor and shut down an undersea vehicle. The casualty monitoring processor and the vehicle controller receives, but is not limited to receiving; sensing notification by a depth cutoff switch, a...
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Coil restraint device

A coil restraint device for a torpedo mounted dispenser of a torpedo assembly is disclosed. The torpedo assembly includes at least a torpedo body, a longitudinal propulsion shaft housed within the torpedo body, and a torpedo mounted dispenser connected to the longitudinal propulsion shaft at the...
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Conformal detachable platform array

The invention provides a system for attaching one or more unmanned, hydrodynamically shaped, autonomous, undersea platforms to the bow of a submarine. An array of depressions, each matching the shape of the platforms, is provided in the bow of the submarine, equally spaced about the circumference...
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Contact data correlation with reassessment

A method of processing uncorrelated data from at least one multiple-contact tracking system is provided. The method identifies which of a plurality of contacts being tracked that the uncorrelated data is most likely to be associated with. By combining correlation with reassessment processing,...
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Controllable camber windmill blades

The present invention relates to a windmill power generation system which includes at least two variable camber blades fastened to a rotatable hub, which blades are driven by a fluid such as wind. Each of the variable camber blades has embedded shape memory alloy members. The system also includes a...

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