dipping sonar

dipping sonar

[′dip·iŋ ′sō‚när]
(engineering)
A sonar transducer that is lowered into the water from a hovering antisubmarine-warfare helicopter and recovered after the search is complete. Also known as dunking sonar.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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