acoustic homing


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acoustic homing

[ə′küs·tik ′hōm·iŋ]
(navigation)
The following of a path of acoustic energy to or toward its source or point of reflection.
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Each recorder, one containing cockpit voice recordings and the other data from the Airbus A320 jet, is attached to a beacon designed to emit acoustic homing signals for 30 days, giving search teams limited time to detect the second box.
The MK-48 Torpedo is a long-range, high-speed, deep-depth, wire-guided acoustic homing weapon designed to combat slow diesel submarines, fast, deep diving nuclear submarines and high-performance surface ships and can be carried aboard all Navy submarines.