Tag Archives: anti-submarine warfare

US Navy Attack Submarine Competes in Japan Maritime Defense Exercise

A U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine participated in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) submarine competition (SUBCOMP) this week. SUBCOMP is designed to evaluate and test Japanese crews across multiple platforms on their ability to conduct various aspects of anti-submarine warfare. The inclusion of U.S. Navy assets in the exercise also provides an excellent opportunity for bilateral integration and

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US, British Navies Perform Drills in South China Sea

Arleigh-Burke guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll (F231) conducted operations together in the South China Sea Jan. 11-16. At sea, McCampbell and Argyll conducted communication drills, division tactics and a personnel exchange designed to address common maritime security priorities, enhance interoperability and develop relationships that will benefit both navies for many

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The U.S. Navy Tests Saab’s ASW Training System

For a three-month period in 2018, the Bahamas will play host to a demonstration of a new anti-submarine training device. According to Saab, anti-submarine warfare may be more necessary than ever in 2018. The testing venue is known as the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center. The anti-submarine warfare (ASW) device being tested is called the AUV62-AT, and it has

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