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.
Evans and Peattie (1997)
Lacroix and Wells (1997)
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