Losing the anti-submarine warfare race




During the Cold War, Soviet submarines were both nuclear and noisy, detectable with passive sonar and kept at bay by a robust anti-submarine warfare capability in the West. Time however has moved on and with the transitioning to a post-Afghanistan era, the U.S., and many of her partners and allies, are finding that their navies have neglected its skills in the underwater domain for too long. China’s growing might and its own investment into submarines has driven some movement in the...
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