ASROC


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ASROC

[′as‚räk]
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While DND was forced to go to court to reclaim the ASROC launcher, Crawford became embroiled in a dispute with his backers.
DND now estimates that the process of removing the ASROC launchers and other military equipment from the destroyers may take up to a month and cost about $350,000 -- considerably more than it received for the ships.
Armament: Standard missile; Harpoon; Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) missiles; Tomahawk; six MK-46 torpedoes (front two triple tube mounts); one 5-inch/54 caliber MK-45 lightweight gun: two 20mm Phalanx CIWS
Armament: eight Harpoon (from two quad launchers), Tomahawk VLS or ABL; Vertical Launch ASROC (VIA) missiles; six MK-46 torpedoes (from 2 triple tube mounts); two 5-inch/54 caliber MK-45 lightweight gun; two 20mm Phalanx CIWS.
For attacking distant submarines the US Navy developed the ASROC RUR-5A, a ballistic rocket weapon armed with a nuclear depth charge or a Mk.
Armament: eight Harpoon (from two quad launchers), Tomahawk, VLS or ABL; Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) missiles; six MK-46 torpedoes (from 2 triple tube, mounts); two 5 inch/54 caliber MK-45 (lightweight gun); two 20mm Phalanx CIWS.