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8600592 Homing system and method for an autonomous underwater vehicle  
A submarine homing system includes an acoustic emitter configured to emit an acoustic signal comprising at least two narrow-band tones, each narrow-band tone having a respective predetermined...
8577288 Subsea transfer system providing wireless data transfer, electrical power transfer and navigation  
The present invention relates to a transfer system for providing wireless data transfer, electrical power transfer and navigation between a mobile subsea vehicle and a deployed subsea station that...
8412048 Surface and sub-surface wave front management  
A method and apparatus are present for managing a transmission of photons. The number of parameters for transmitting the photons as a beam in a liquid are identified using a number of...
8233801 Wireless high capacity sub-sea communications system  
A subsea monitoring system.
8223592 Omni-directional acoustic radiator with radial waveguides for submersible multi-transducer array  
An acoustic radiator for underwater application is provided by opposing boundaries mutually spaced and centered on a common axis, a plurality of radial barriers located perpendicular to and...
8218398 Omni-directional radiator for multi-transducer array  
An omni-directional acoustic horn for applications in a liquid transmission medium deploys a plurality of transducers distributed along an interior face of the horn to radiate against an opposed...
8098545 Underwater vehicle guidance  
The present invention relates to an underwater guidance system for guiding an underwater apparatus, for example an underwater vehicle, towards a target structure, such as a docking station. The...
7873278 Underwater optical communications system and method  
An underwater optical communications system and method particularly suitable for use in communications with automated equipment. A series of light beacons are dispersed throughout a communications...
7321529 Shuffle device and central control device provided with the shuffle device  
A shuffle device for players with different types of storage medium such as CD, DVD, hard disk drive or random access memory. The shuffle device is provided in a particular central control device...
7210556 Method and apparatus for installing a sensor array  
An apparatus and method is provided for transporting, installing, retrieving, and replacing a sensor array of individual sensor pods at a geographically remote location, such as on the sea floor....
7190637 Guided underwater object  
A guided underwater object (GUO) (100) comprises steering means, an on-board guidance system (200) for controlling the steering means, and a hydrophone unit or units (104A, 104B, 104C, 104D, 104E,...
7187623 Underwater data communication and instrument release management system  
A data communications and underwater release management system for acquiring data from remote positively buoyant instrumentation packages moored underwater through the use of an intervening...
6975560 Geophysical method and apparatus  
A method and apparatus is disclosed for performing a seismic survey below the surface of a body of water and on the seabed. In one embodiment, a plurality of seismic data receivers are removably...
6680876 Natator in water tank, controlling apparatus and position measuring apparatus thereon  
A radio wave transmitter transmits a transmission command to an artificial fish in a water tank. A radio wave receiver in the artificial fish outputs the received transmission command to an...
6484660 Underwater nuclear material reconnaissance system  
An underwater nuclear material reconnaissance system includes an underwater vehicle propelled/steered by a plurality of propulsion pods distributed thereabout. The underwater vehicle includes...
6414905 Method and apparatus for communicating coded messages in a wellbore  
A method and apparatus for communicating coded messages in a wellbore between a transmission node and a reception node is provided. The coded messages are messages are impressed upon a fluid column...
6359833 Underwater small target weapon  
A small target weapon (STW) delivers a warhead to a remote target and detonates it in response to remote command signals from a swimmer delivery vehicle (SDV) and internal control signals generated...
6359834 Mine neutralization device  
A mine neutralization device (MND) is deployed from launch platform, such as an aircraft or surface craft, and travels several miles underwater to destroy a mine. Optical and/or acoustic command...
5903883 Phase detection using neural networks  
A likelihood of detecting a reflected signal characterized by phase discontinuities and background noise is enhanced by utilizing neural networks to identify coherency intervals. The received...
5894450 Mobile underwater arrays  
An oceanographic sampling system includes two or more underwater vehicles disposed in an array and an array controller for controlling the array of underwater vehicles as data is acquired. Each...
5734121 Long-range sensor system, particularly for heavy torpedoes  
A long-range sensor system, particularly for heavy torpedoes, comprising a group of high and medium frequency sensors (2) disposed on the forward part of the torpedo (1) and an additional group of...
5701276 Underwater communication system by means of coded pulses  
An underwater communication system by coded pulses, includes a transmitter placed at a surface of a body of water, for transmitting coded pulses, the transmitter having a transmitter circuit for...
5687137 Methods and apparatus for adaptive oceanographic sampling  
An adaptive oceanographic sampling system includes several stationary acoustic tomography units distributed in an ocean volume, a processing and control system and at least one underwater vehicle...
5579285 Method and device for the monitoring and remote control of unmanned, mobile underwater vehicles  
A method and a device for remotely controlling and monitoring partially autonomous manned submersibles. The device comprises at least one manned floating vehicle (2) which is drifting and/or...
5572485 Underwater acoustic transmission method and equipment to improve the intelligibility of such transmissions  
A method for underwater, acoustic transmission, characterized in that at the transmitting side, the signal to be transmitted first is sampled, digitized and stored and then un-sampled and...
5377165 Communication system for submarines  
Submarines are provided with underwater self-propelled vehicles that are nched from the submarines and guided by trailing fiber optic cables. Each underwater vehicle has a hull that is separable,...
5099746 Method and device for discovering and destructing submarine vessels from an aircraft  
The invention relates to a method for locating and destructing submarine vehicles from airborne vehicles disposed above the water surface, wherein a device (10) suspended from said airborne vehicle...
4839873 Subsea acoustic relocation system  
A subsea acoustic relocation system provides an apparatus that includes in one embodiment an anchor, and in another embodiment a weighted frame having in part a casing which has an inner bore with...
4692906 Ocean bottom seisometer  
An improved ocean bottom seismometer is disclosed wherein a skirted spherical configuration provides bottom weight and provides a sealed area for seawater ballast which may be ejected to provide...
4664559 Remotely operated magnetic release for anchored aquatic instrumentation  
A latch mechanism (release) for use in anchoring equipment and devices submerged in water, held closed by a permanent magnet and which can be automatically or remotely opened by diverting the...
4621262 Method of and a system for remote control of electronic equipments  
A method of and a system for remote control of individual electronic equipments which are spread out across a large geographical area. Particularly activation of radio transmitters spread over the...
4541079 Marine streamer cable recovery system  
Selected sections of a seismic streamer cable are provided with an acoustically-triggered compressed gas supply. The acoustic triggering devices associated with each compressed gas supply may be...
4480323 Remote self-contained undersea monitor  
A remote oceanographic data recording system which is self-contained batt operated and removably attachable to an external surface of a submerged hull without a need to penetrate said hull is...
4462094 Method and apparatus for determining angle of inclination of seismometer and leveling seismic motion detectors  
A geophone is hung from a ball bearing in a pendular fashion so that it is free to swing in any direction. Because it is weighted, it will assume the correct positioning for operation. A clamp,...
4430552 Thermal release device  
A thermal release device made up of a heating element in contact with a thermally fusible connective link which upon supplying electric current to the heating element melts through the link and...
4372239 Undersea weapon with hydropulse system and periodical seawater admission  
An undersea weapon comprising a warhead, a rocket motor, detection, homing and control systems and a hydropulse underwater propulsion system in an integral unit. The weapon is launched at a...
4344071 Light switching mechanism  
An electronic sensing device, operates to actuate a household lighting fixture in response to a sensed environmental condition such as sound or movement within a room. The device is provided with a...
4318508 Room temperature controller  
The room temperature controller of the present invention is adapted for use in a room in which the temperature is controlled by a thermostat coupled to an air conditioner unit. The room temperature...
4314365 Acoustic transmitter and method to produce essentially longitudinal, acoustic waves  
A portable, electrohydraulic, acoustic transmitter releasably attaches to a solid medium such as a drill string to generate essentially longitudinal, acoustic signals in the medium. The signals are...
4305143 Automatic man overboard sensor and rescue system  
A system, which automatically or manually signals and senses the event of a person falling overboard from a vessel (12) into water (14), comprises a portable transmitter (16) coupled to a...
4258568 Water current meter  
A self recording meter for recording water currents is described. The current meter comprises a housing having a vertical axis, three accelerometers each having a sensitive axis mounted at 90° to ...
4250499 Sound level detector with program interrupt  
A sound receiver outputs a signal to a sound level detector and to a notification signal generator. The sound level detector outputs a signal to a first input of a switch, and the notification...
4249162 Remote control switch assembly  
A remote control switch assembly for controlling a lamp includes a signal generating unit for generating and radiating a supersonic wave signal carrying a control signal, a signal receiving unit...
4215633 Acoustic emission contact fuze with signal processing capability  
An acoustic emission contact fuze that is responsive to high-frequency actic emission stress waves and distinguishes between such waves caused by impacts and signals caused by the operating...
4207623 Acoustic mine mechanism  
1. A system for providing an improved triggering function for firing of a ne from the acoustic signature of a ship passing thereover or in the vicinity thereto comprising means for detecting the...
4189999 Vector acoustic mine mechanism  
1. A submarine mine actuating system responsive to the acoustic pressure nature of a target vessel moving through the water in the vicinity of the system comprising; an array of hydrophones...
4189786 Radio buoy assembly  
1. An apparatus comprising an intelligence capsule, a radio buoy, releasable means for retaining said buoy and said capsule attached together to be able to sink in sea water as a unit,...
4156136 Light activated acoustic pinger  
A light activated acoustic pinger that is useful for underwater three dimional homing. The pinger includes a spherical lens system, a tone burst generator electronics system and a high pressure...
4147222 Acoustical underwater communication system for command control and data  
An acoustic communication system is disclosed as a secondary means for command control of underwater operations from a surface unit. The system includes a diving acoustic command control unit for...
4136415 Underwater release mechanism  
An underwater release mechanism for a shackle including a shaft releasably journaled in a casing and held in position by a frangible link to be spring biased to release a shackle hook upon remote...
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