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The AN/SSQ-36 is an aircraft-launched expendable bathythermograph (AXBT) sonobuoy. The SSQ-36B can to go to greater depths and transmit information on more channels.

The SSQ-36 provides the water-temperature profile to assist the anti-submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft processor in analyzing data from other buoys. The processor uses this information to predict sound propagation conditions. The SSQ-36 may be configured to provide direct measurement of sound velocity.

The SSQ-36 uses a...

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