sonobuoy

(redirected from Sonobuoys)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

so·no·buoy

 (sŏn′ə-bo͞o′ē, -boi′)
n.
An unmoored sonar buoy equipped with an acoustic receiver and a radio transmitter that emits radio signals when it detects underwater sounds.

sonobuoy

(ˈsəʊnəˌbɔɪ)
n
(Navigation) a buoy equipped to detect underwater noises and transmit them by radio
[from sonic + buoy]

sonobuoy

A sonar device used to detect submerged submarines that, when activated, relays information by radio. It may be active directional or nondirectional, or it may be passive directional or nondirectional.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
4 million to their ERAPSCO joint venture, for the manufacture of sonobuoys for the United States Navy.
According to Sparton, during the review of the proposed merger by the United States Department of Justice, the United States Navy expressed the view that instead of the parties proceeding with the merger, each of Sparton and Ultra should enhance its ability to independently develop, produce and sell sonobuoys and over time work toward the elimination of their use of Sparton's and Ultra's ERAPSCO joint venture for such activities.
During the review of the proposed merger by the United States Department of Justice, or DOJ, the United States Navy expressed the view that instead of the parties proceeding with the merger, each of Sparton and Ultra should enhance its ability to independently develop, produce and sell sonobuoys and over time work toward the elimination of their use of Sparton's and Ultra's ERAPSCO joint venture for such activities.
Limited Tenders are invited for Structural Design Consultancy For Provn Of Storage And Processing Facilities For Depth Bomb Mk82 Sonobuoys And Chaff Flares Of P81 Air Craft At Ins Rajali Arakkonam
Harris will provide single-shot and rotary launchers capable of rapidly deploying up to ten sonobuoys.
com)-- Sonobuoys are acoustic sensors built on the principle of Sound Navigation and Ranging (SONAR) system, for detecting the presence of submarines, sunken ships, oil and gas deposits, etc.
GEDAR is an anycast, geographic and opportunistic protocol that tries to deliver a packet from a source node to some sonobuoys.
Rise in maritime disputes is one of the major factors behind the increase in procurement of sonobuoys
Their offerings will also include anti- submarine warfare vessels,submarine safety equipment and sonobuoys,among others,Mahindra Defence said in a statement.
Navy could significantly increase the number of sonobuoys it plans to deploy off the Pacific Coast.
The P-8A carries sonobuoys and is armed with MK-54 torpedoes and the AGM-84D Harpoon anti-surface missile.
The aircraft and helicopters of the Black Sea Fleet's naval aviation conducted more than 300 training flights, dropping sonobuoys and conducting exercises with bombs and missiles.