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an ti suhb muh reen

  • s  defensive against enemy submarines

  • The Kiev and Minsk are thus multipurpose warships: their principal mission seems to be antisubmarine warfare, but they and their aircraft can attack surface ships.
  • The Navy argued hard for a subsonic nuclear turboprop seaplane for antisubmarine warfare and long-range radar-warning patrol.
  • When Vice Admiral Charles Martell was assigned to head the Navy's lagging antisubmarine warfare program (ASW) in May 1964, the job looked even less appealing than battleship duty.
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  • Whidbey’s patrol craft pays a visit
    RECORD STAFF The Navy’s newest land-based, long-range, antisubmarine warfare (ASW) patrol aircraft, the Boeing P-8A Poseidon, came to Whidbey Island Naval Air Station June 16 to conduct training and evaluation on new and extensively upgraded capabilities from the older aircraft, the P-3C Orion.
    July 9, 2013 - South Whidbey Record

  • Evan Thomas in Boston Globe (registration)
    The Bush administration has provided $1.6 billion in foreign military financing and $5.56 billion in coalition support funds. The former funds to buy radars and antisubmarine planes to track the nonexistent al-Qaida air force and navy, and the... Gary Ackerman Times of India Aug 4, 2008 4376 6532 antisubmarine The Japanese did not think that the Americans had the stamina required for long stretches of submarine duty, so they neglected antisubmarine warfare -- with the result that American submarines were able to cut the vital supply lines between Japan...

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