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Type 93 Model 2 Hydrophones


Specifications:


Range     
10000 yards
900 meters
Weight
2200 lbs
1000 kg


The Japanese Type 93 hydrophones used sixteen receivers in two elliptical arrays on opposite sides of the keel. Each receiver was 145mm in diameter and had a sensitivity of 35 decibels.

The design was based loosely on the American MV hydrophone, which was imported in 1930.

References

Evans and Peattie (1997)

Lacroix and Wells (1997)


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