antisubmarine


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an·ti·sub·ma·rine

 (ăn′tē-sŭb′mə-rēn′, -sŭb′mə-rēn′, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Directed against enemy submarines.

antisubmarine

(ˌæntɪˌsʌbməˈriːn)
adj
1. (Military) (of weapons, missiles, etc) designed to combat or destroy submarines
2. (Military) (of warfare, tactics, etc) against submarines
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.antisubmarine - defensive against enemy submarinesantisubmarine - defensive against enemy submarines  
defensive - intended or appropriate for defending against or deterring aggression or attack; "defensive weapons"; "a defensive stance"
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This history captures the asymmetry between the submarine and antisubmarine warfare as these two forms of maritime warfare competed for tactical and operational superiority.
Mr Benson, whose group is based in Fishguard Harbour, Pembrokeshire, said sonar used in antisubmarine exercises can be harmful to dolphins.
He details how advances in Allied antisubmarine technology combined with refined tactics and years of experience to eliminate the greatest German U-boat advantage, the ability to remain undetected.
According to the ministry, the drill will involve antisubmarine exercises, surface ship maneuvers and submarine detection exercises.
The upcoming exercise follows up an agreement reached between South Korea and the United States last December to stage two joint antisubmarine exercises per year.
The naval exercise, including the testing of antisubmarine weapons and other naval guns, took place off Taean in central South Chungcheong Province.
Cabinet's national security committee is expected to consider the Defence Department submission before Christmas as concerns mount in the navy about the run-down of the RAN's antisubmarine capability.
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I agree that they are a quiet, difficult target for our antisubmarine warfare community.
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