The Fleet Type Submarine Underwater Log Systems

The Fleet Type Submarine Underwater Log Systems

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Originally printed in 1946, The Fleet Type Submarine series of technical manuals remains unparalleled. Contained in its pages and those of the companion texts are descriptions of every operating component aboard a fleet boat. Underwater Log Systems Navpers 16168, acquainted crewmen with the subAis positioning and tracking systems. Since subs operate below the surface, the normal means of establishing position at sea -- such as sighting the sun in the day or the stars at night -- are impossible. Yet, knowing the subAis position and speed is vital both for navigation and combat. In an era before GPS, the log system allowed an accurate track to be made of the boatAis position, and enabled calculation of the speed of target vessels. This book explains in detail the theory, operation, calibration and maintenance of various log systems. Originally AiRestrictedAi, this book was recently declassified and is here reprinted in book form. Care has been taken to preserve the integrity of the text.150 13-24. Terminal block assembly partially disassembled. ... Wiring diagram showing connections for setting speed repeater to electrical zero . . . 154 13-28. ... Replacing follow-up motor, Step 2 . . . . . . . . _ . ... Follower lead screw removed .

Title:The Fleet Type Submarine Underwater Log Systems
Author:United States Navy - 2008-11-01


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