15 December 1965
DATE: 1 September 1964
ITEM NAME: DETECTING SET
COGNIZANT SERVICE: USN
FEDERAL STOCK NUMBER:
STATUS OR TYPE CLASSIFICATION
Mfg(s) Name or Code Number: See Note 1.
The AN/ASQ-8 is designed to detect submerged
submarines from low-flying aircraft. The presence of a
submarine is indicated by deflections in inked trace on
the paper chart of a recording meter.