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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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OFFENSIVE OR DEFENSIVE ARRANGEMENTS ON VESSELS; MINE-LAYING; MINE-SWEEPING; SUBMARINES; AIRCRAFT CARRIERS (means of attack or defence in general e.g. turrets F41H)
NOTE
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In this subclass, the indexing codes B63B 2201/00 to B63B 2241/00 are to be used for relevant technical information concerning particular or unusual use, materials, design, methods or means.

Arrangements of guns or missile launchers; Vessels characterised thereby (submarines B63G 8/00; guns, missile launchers F41)
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Arrangements of ammunition stores or handlers (specially for submarines B63G 8/00; feeding ammunition missiles or projectiles to guns in general F41A 9/00); Vessels characterised thereby (general cargo aspects B63B)
B63G 3/02
.
for torpedoes
B63G 3/04
.
for missiles
B63G 3/06
.
for mines or depth charges
Vessels characterised by adaptation to torpedo launching (submarines B63G 8/00; torpedo launching per se F41F)
Laying of mines or depth charges; Vessels characterised thereby (arrangements on submarines for mine laying B63G 8/33)
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Mine-sweeping; Vessels characterised thereby
B63G 2007/005
.
{
Unmanned autonomously operating mine sweeping vessels
}
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B63G 7/02
.
Mine-sweeping means, Means for destroying mines
B63G 7/04
. .
by means of cables
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B63G 7/06
. .
of electromagnetic type
B63G 2007/065
. . .
{
by making use of superconductivity
}
B63G 7/08
. .
of acoustic type
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Underwater vessels, e.g. submarines;
{
Equipment specially adapted therefor
}
(submarine hulls B63B 3/13; diving chambers with mechanical link, e.g. cable, to a base B63C 11/34; divers' sleds B63C 11/46; torpedoes F42B 19/00)
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B63G 8/001
.
{
Underwater vessels adapted for special purposes, e.g. unmanned, underwater vessels; Equipment specially adapted therefor, e.g. docking stations (self-propelled or direction controlled diving chambers with mechanical link to a base B63C 11/42)
}
WARNING
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B63G 8/001 is not complete pending a reclassification; see also group B63C 11/42

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B63G 2008/002
. .
{
unmanned
}
B63G 2008/004
. . .
{
autonomously operating
}
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B63G 2008/005
. . .
{
remotely controlled
}
B63G 2008/007
. . . .
{
by means of a physical link to a base, e.g. wire, cable or umbilical
}
B63G 2008/008
. . .
{
Docking stations for unmanned underwater vessels, or the like
}
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B63G 8/04
.
Superstructure
B63G 8/06
. .
Conning-towers
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B63G 8/08
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Propulsion (
{
schnorkels B63G 8/36; marine propulsion or steering in general B63H;
}
nuclear propulsion B63H 21/18; propulsion power plants or units per se
{
F01 to F04
}
; submerged exhausting apparatus F01N 13/12)
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B63G 8/10
. .
using steam plant
B63G 2008/105
. . .
{
using Walter-type plants, i.e. power plants in which steam is generated in a reactor vessel by reaction between a fuel and an oxidant, e.g. hydrogen peroxide
}
B63G 8/12
. .
using internal-combustion engines
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B63G 8/14
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Control of attitude or depth (of torpedoes F42B 19/00)
B63G 8/16
. .
by direct use of propellers or jets
B63G 8/18
. .
by hydrofoils
B63G 8/20
. .
Steering equipment (B63G 8/16, B63G 8/18 take precedence; steering of vessels in general B63H 25/00)
B63G 8/22
. .
Adjustment of buoyancy by water ballasting; Emptying equipment for ballast tanks (
{
conduits for emptying or ballasting on vessels in general B63B 13/00;
}
stabilising vessels using ballast tanks B63B 43/06)
B63G 8/24
. .
Automatic depth adjustment; Safety equipment for increasing buoyancy, e.g. detachable ballast, floating bodies
B63G 8/26
. .
Trimming equipment
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B63G 8/28
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Arrangement of offensive or defensive equipment
B63G 8/30
. .
of artillery or missile launching means
B63G 8/32
. .
of torpedo-launching means (torpedo-launching means per se F41F 3/00); of torpedo stores or handlers
B63G 8/33
. .
of mine-laying means (mine laying vessels other than submarines B63G 6/00)
B63G 8/34
. .
Camouflage (for other vessels B63G 13/02; in general F41H 3/00)
B63G 8/36
.
Adaptations of ventilation, [e.g. schnorkels,] cooling, heating, or air-conditioning (reconditioning air in sealed chambers A62B 11/00; for vessels in general B63J 2/00; air-conditioning in general F24F)
B63G 8/38
.
{
Arrangement of visual or electronic watch equipment, e.g. of periscopes, of radar
}
(periscopes, optical aiming or sighting devices per se G02B 23/00)
B63G 8/39
.
Arrangement of sonic watch equipment, e.g. low-frequency, sonar
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B63G 8/40
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Rescue equipment for personnel (life-saving in water, not specially adapted for submarine personnel B63C)
B63G 2008/403
. .
{
Docking rescue units
}
B63G 2008/406
. .
{
Submarine escape suits
}
B63G 8/41
. .
Capsules, chambers, water-tight boats or the like, detachable from the submarine
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B63G 8/42
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Towed underwater vessels
B63G 2008/425
. .
{
for transporting cargo, e.g. submersible barges for fluid cargo
}
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Other offensive or defensive arrangements on vessels against submarines, topedoes, or mines
B63G 2009/005
.
{
of sonic watch equipment, e.g. low-frequency or sonar
}
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B63G 9/02
.
Means for protecting vessels against torpedo attack (armoured hulls B63B 3/10)
B63G 9/04
. .
Nets or the like (net barriers for harbour defence F41H 11/00)
B63G 9/06
.
for degaussing vessels (demagnetising in general H01F 13/00)
Aircraft carriers (other vessels or floating structures for aircraft B63B 35/50; launching or arresting gear for aircraft B64F)
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Other offensive or defensive arrangements on vessels; Vessels characterised thereby
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B63G 13/02
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Camouflage (for submarines B63G 8/34)
B63G 2013/022
. .
{
using means for reducing noise emission into air or water
}
B63G 2013/025
. .
{
using means for reducing radiation emission of electromagnetic waves, e.g. infrared, into air or water
}
B63G 2013/027
. .
{
using stealth design, i.e. superstructures, hulls, or other vessel's components shaped or constructed for minimizing reflection of radar or sonar beams, or the like
}
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