undersea warfare


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undersea warfare

Operations conducted to establish battlespace dominance in the underwater environment, which permits friendly forces to accomplish the full range of potential missions and denies an opposing force the effective use of underwater systems and weapons. It includes offensive and defensive submarine, antisubmarine, and mine warfare operations. Also called USW. See also antisubmarine warfare; mine warfare.
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This event and program is the result of a cooperative, multi-year effort by Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Keyport, Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, and the Naval Air Warfare Center--Aircraft Division (NAWC-AD) Patuxent River.
To execute the project, a collaborative team was formed that included the Office of Naval Research; Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC); Ford Motor Company; San Diego Sheriff's Department; the New York Fire Department; the Newport, R.I., Police Department; San Diego First Responders; and the Georgia and Rhode Island National Guard.
think tank, said UUVs will be a critical part of undersea warfare in the future, but there are still obstacles.
research, development, testing, and evaluation to develop new undersea warfare systems," said Reed.
Atwater is the managing editor of Keynotes, the newsletter of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Keyport.
The mission of the Undersea Warfare Division is to concentrate on the Navy's key core competency mission of countering submarine and mine threats to the free and open flow of seaborne commerce and to the conduct of power projection from the sea.
The new contract supports the Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) program office within the Navy's Mine and Undersea Warfare Program Executive Office.
The Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, R.I., developed a submarine bridge trainer prototype that immerses crews in a simulated environment viewed from the top of a submarine's flying sail or bridge.
Groton, CT Undersea Warfare: Full Spectrum Capabilities to Preserve Freedom of the Seas