antisubmarine weapon

antisubmarine weapon

[¦an·tē‚səb·mə′rēn ′wep·ən]
(ordnance)
Any naval device designed to destroy submarines.
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Under the Naval Air Systems Command contract, Boeing will integrate the High-Altitude Antisubmarine Weapon Capability (HAAWC) and a Link 16 data link capability for network-enable weapons into the P-8A.
Speaking of debt of the Defense Ministry of Russia for military facilities, he was referring to the node distance communication and antisubmarine weapon testing base.
The Captor is the Navy's primary, antisubmarine weapon.
However, as the author carefully demonstrates, the Mariner gave yeoman service as an antisubmarine weapon (Mariners sank ten German U-boats, as well as a Japanese "Kaiten" suicide submarine in Ulithi anchorage).
An active/passive homing torpedo, it is now the NATO standard antisubmarine weapon in more than 20 allied countries.
In the area of antisubmarine weapons, the British learned that gunfire scored few kills on the rare occasions when U-boats were caught on the surface.
The naval exercise, including the testing of antisubmarine weapons and other naval guns, took place off Taean in central South Chungcheong Province.
Maritime forces need better antisubmarine weapons and face a massive threat from submarine and air-launched missiles and mines.
TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [Xun Fu], "[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]" [PLA Navy Antisubmarine Weapons Development], [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]: [Shipborne Weapons] (August 2005), p.
Taiwan would be better off buying antisubmarine weapons, which are also less politically offensive to Beijing.
Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics and Surveillance Systems in Akron, Ohio, the lead company on the F-16 MTC program, is a premier supplier of tactical aircraft simulation and training devices, laser-based countermeasure systems, lighter-than-air surveillance systems and antisubmarine weapons systems.

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