antisubmarine barrier

antisubmarine barrier

The line formed by a series of static devices or mobile units arranged for the purpose of detecting, denying passage to, or destroying hostile submarines. See also antisubmarine patrol.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Our ship, the destroyer escort Chaffee (DE-230), was next assigned to antisubmarine barrier patrol between Cape Verde and Point Lulu in Lingayen Gulf.

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