antisubmarine warfare


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antisubmarine warfare

Operations conducted with the intention of denying the enemy the effective use of submarines. Also called ASW.
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The United States and any allies would use their own antisubmarine warfare assets operating off land bases and carriers to hunt down Chinese submarines.
I highly recommend it for anyone interested in submarine operations or antisubmarine warfare or both.
INS Tabar, one of the frontline combatants of the Indian Navy's Western Fleet, is commanded by antisubmarine warfare specialist Captain Ashutosh Ridhorkar.
This would include "smaller, quicker, much more numerous, and stealthier" versions of Arleigh Burke-class destroyers which possess "significant antisubmarine warfare, surface-to-surface, and surface-to-air attack capabilities" while still retaining the Burke's missile and ISR capabilities.
Low-altitude, antisubmarine warfare (ASW) missions are the most rewarding and exciting for P-3 Orion aircrews.
As noted at the US Naval Postgraduate School by US Navy Captain Scot Jaspar, with more than 30 years of experience and specializing on antisubmarine warfare:
Chirkov said that the modernization of antisubmarine warfare planes is a particular priority.
Prior to Sidney's career in the natural gas industry, he was employed by the United States Navy as an Ocean Systems analyst responsible for antisubmarine warfare tracking.
The P8I s will bring a generational shift in surveillance and antisubmarine warfare capability, officials said.
P-3 Orion is the standard for maritime patrol and reconnaissance, and is used for homeland security, hurricane reconnaissance, anti-piracy operations, humanitarian relief, search and rescue, intelligence gathering, antisubmarine warfare and, recently, to assist in air traffic control and data gathering over the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
naval aviation's sudden and painful introduction to antisubmarine warfare from April 1917 to the end of World War I.
The Philippine Navy does not have a submarine, surface and air missile capabilities, antisubmarine warfare capability, mine warfare capability and electronic countermeasures,'' Rodriguez said.

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