anti-submarine rocket

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Noun1.anti-submarine rocket - a shipboard system to fire rockets at submarinesanti-submarine rocket - a shipboard system to fire rockets at submarines
shipboard system - a system designed to work as a coherent entity on board a naval ship
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The passive-detection range of TASS is in general much greater than that of a ship's hull-mounted sonar used in an active mode, but also several times greater than the maximum firing range of the ASROC. It thus gives surface units the safety of greater distance, but without an appropriate attack weapon, they cannot take advantage of this long-range detection.
Armament: Standard missile; Harpoon; Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) missiles; Tomahawk; Six MK-46 torpedoes (from two triple tube mounts); One 5-inch/54 caliber MK-45 lightweight gun; Two 20mm Phalanx CIWS.
Three C-l30Hs (designated XFC-130H Super STOL) were modified with ASROC and Shrike rocket motors, dorsal fins, and double-slotted flaps.
All Kongos are receiving new ASROC capability with the Japanese Lightweight Torpedo, and are to be fitted with night vision combat equipment.
In 1998, HMCS Restigouche was sold to a convicted American felon with an ASROC rocket launcher still on board.
The Churchill carries Tomahawk, Standard and ASROC (VLA) Missiles.
However, the ASROC (antisubmarine rocket) system, which was one of the centerpieces of the FRAM modernization of these still-capable World War II-era destroyers that were retained in U.S.