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  ::Unrestricted Submarine Warfare::
The use of unrestricted submarine warfare was announced by Germany on January 9th, 1917.
The use of unrestricted submarine warfare was to have a major impact on World War One as it was one of the main reasons why America joined the war.
Unrestricted submarine warfare was a result of desperation and the belief that the ferocity of such a tactic might just keep America out of the war if the results were spectacular and shocking enough.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /unrestricted_submarine_warfare.htm   (1959 words)

 Civilization.ca - Scholars - Canada and Submarine Warfare, 1909-1950
Soviet Submarines and the Establishment of Large Peacetime Maritime Forces, 1945-1950
The submarine, a revolutionary weapon, cut through the dogmas of maritime warfare during the first half of the twentieth century.
The present paper explores the influence of submarine warfare on the development of the Canadian forces prior to 1939, the impact of earlier experience on Canadian participation in the Second World War, and in turn how the course of that conflict shaped Canada's maritime forces in the post-war era.
www.civilization.ca /academ/articles/sart1_1e.html   (249 words)

  Anti Submarine Warfare - MIT research
The navy assigned a broad range of missions to submarines, which required a large number of submarine types and was among the decisive factors that shaped the Russian design school.
The second factor that promoted the improvement of tactical and technical elements of the first postwar submarines was further development of active and passive sonars of surface ships and their arming with depth-charge launchers, which made submarine hunters more effective and deadly, enabling them to attack at a great distance.
As SSN submarines had advantages over diesel-electric analogs (high submerged endurance, high speed enabling them to avoid contact with enemy vessels, and long range), the development of new ballistic-missile diesel-electric submarines was stopped as inexpedient.
www.subsim.com /ssr/page45.html   (5776 words)

 ATI's Advanced Undersea Warfare course
The importance of stealth, mobility, and firepower for submarine missions are illustrated by historical and projected roles of submarines.
While at OPNAV, Capt Patton actively participated in submarine weapon and sensor research and development, and was instrumental in the development of the towed array.
As Chief Staff Officer at Submarine Development Squadron Twelve (SUBDEVRON 12), and as Head of the Advanced Tactics Department at the Naval Submarine School, he was instrumental in the development of much of the current tactical doctrine.
www.aticourses.com /advanced_undersea_warfare.htm   (536 words)

 Submarine History 1870-1914: A Timeline of Development
He sold plans for two larger, improved submarines, to be built in Japan under the supervision of a Holland associate; one achieved a remarkable underwater speed of 16 knots, about twice that of the five earlier model Hollands in Japan.
It was an acknowledgment that submarines would spend most of their lives on the surface and needed sea-keeping qualities not found in a streamlined "underwater" hull.
On the eve of World War I, the art of submarine warfare was barely a dozen years old, and no nation had submarine-qualified officers serving at the senior staff level.
www.submarine-history.com /NOVAtwo.htm   (3610 words)

 Submarine History 1914-1945: A Timeline of Development
However, if the submarine came to the surface to give fair warning, she herself became vulnerable to attack (by ramming, by concealed guns, by warships rushing to the rescue).
Submarines themselves employed more natural schemes of camouflage, typically to blend in with operating conditions: white for arctic waters, different shades of gray for different parts of the world.
Submarine pioneer Admiral Chester Nimitz assumed command of the U. Pacific Fleet on December 31, 1941 — on board the only available undamaged warship, the submarine "Grayling." The aircraft carriers were at sea.
www.submarine-history.com /NOVAthree.htm   (5062 words)

 anti-submarine warfare - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about anti-submarine warfare   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Frigates are the ships most commonly used to engage submarines in general.
Submarines carrying nuclear missiles are tracked and attacked with ‘hunter-killer’, or attack, submarines, usually nuclear-powered.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /anti-submarine+warfare   (244 words)

 Trenches on the Web - Armory: U-boats
On 4-Feb-1915 the Germans began their first campaign of submarine warfare aimed at allied and neutral merchant vessels in the waters surrounding the UK.
Among these means is unrestricted submarine warfare which must cut off food supplies to Britain without consid- eration for the trade, etc., of neutrals.
The Imperial Chancellor's and the Foreign Office's apprehensions that by waging ruthless submarine warfare we would cause America, the Nordic States and also Rumania to declare war against us and their belief that this must be avoided still provide opposition to the plans of the Navy.
www.worldwar1.com /arm012.htm   (2203 words)

 Sub history
Thus the era of American Submarine warfare was born.
On the American side, the submarines in the Pacific Theater were the critical factor in the American's campaign.
Submarines such as Wahoo, Parche, Barb, Trepang, and men like Sam Dealey, Howard W. Gilmore, Eugene Fluckey, "Mush" Morton and "Red" Ramage forged the proud tradition of aggressiveness and excellence in the submarine force.
www.usna.edu /Submarines/history.html   (636 words)

 Civilization.ca - Scholars - Canada and Submarine Warfare, 1909-1950
In short, the balanced, surface warfare task force envisioned in 1943-1946 and earlier had become an updated version of the American escort carrier-destroyer hunting groups that had so effectively despatched U-boats in the Canadian zone and elsewhere.
In a sense this was atonement for earlier failures of inter-service cooperation in anti-submarine warfare.
By that time as well technological development of the submarine had demolished the prejudice that the underwater threat was one that could safely be relegated to auxiliary flotillas.
www.civilization.ca /academ/articles/sart1_6e.html   (1245 words)

 NATO Update: Dogfish 2003 - NATO's largest anti-submarine warfare exercise - 20 Feb. 2003
Ten NATO countries are providing submarines, maritime patrol aircraft, surface ships and personnel for Dogfish 2003.
The aim of this exercise is to maintain expertise in coordinated anti-submarine, anti-surface and coastal surveillance operations using a multinational force of ships, submarines and aircraft.
The exercise is being controlled from the co-located multinational NATO HQ of the Commander Submarines, Allied Naval Forces South and the Commander Maritime Air, Allied Naval Forces South, Naples, Italy.
www.nato.int /docu/update/2003/02-february/e0220a.htm   (134 words)

 August 2003 - Submarine Warfare ... In the new infosec paradigm, the attacker can be anywhere. To defeat him, you'll ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The submarine warfare model reflects the fluidity of your enterprise environment.
Submarine warfare requires a highly trained and motivated crew, and network security is no different.
Submarine warfare teaches us that the perimeter we must defend is the hull of the ship (the host machine), and the enemy can strike from anywhere.
infosecuritymag.techtarget.com /ss/0,295796,sid6_iss21_art86,00.html   (2979 words)

 Submarine Warfare - Navy Ships
The JCS Submarine Force Structure Study, completed in November 1999, concluded that the optimal force structure would be 68 attack submarines by 2015 and 76 by 2025, with the minimum being at least 55 by 2015 and 62 by 2025.
Submarine antennas, as compared to surface ship antennas, are unique in design, shape, materials, and performance due to a submarine’s space and weight limitations, extreme environmental conditions, and stealth considerations.
Submarines must be capable of tailoring on-board capabilities to optimize their support for the Joint Task Force (JTF) and Naval Component Commanders.
www.fas.org /man/dod-101/sys/ship/submarine.htm   (2938 words)

 Submarine Warfare, as told by Adam Cuthand   (Site not responding. Last check: )
And therefore, when I went to Halifax, we also discovered that there were submarines within 5 miles of the harbour just waiting.
When the war ended, there were 300 German submarines across the northern part of the Atlantic near Canada and the U.S. They were asked to turn in, to give up.
I went on board that submarine and discovered there was rubber coating and when you rubber coat anything there is no reflection.
www.sicc.sk.ca /saskindian/a91oct06.htm   (545 words)

 Naval Technology - Nansen Class Anti-Submarine Warfare Frigates
The five Nansen Class anti-submarine warfare frigates, are being built by Navantia of Spain for the Norwegian Navy.
The main mission of the frigate is anti-submarine warfare and the ship is equipped to detect, identify, track, engage and attack hostile submarines.
The ship is also equipped for anti-air warfare and anti-surface warfare roles and can carry out non-combatant tasks in peacetime.
www.naval-technology.com /projects/nansen   (1263 words)

 Royal Navy Merlin Completes Anti-Submarine Warfare Trials   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The AUTEC ranges are a detachment of the US Naval Undersea Warfare Centre based at Newport, Rhode Island.
During the trials, Merlin was required to detect and localise a submarine.
The aircraft demonstrated its capability to achieve specified weapon release accuracies using sonobuoys and active dipping sonar to detect, track and localise the target.
www.defense-aerospace.com /produit/350_us.html   (398 words)

 Neutral Rights and Submarine Warfare
From the perspective of the United States, the first crisis on the seas was not German submarine warfare, but the British blockade policy.
The British had acted with dispatch when the war began, declaring a blockade of German ports and laying mines in the North Sea; their control extended to all areas except the Baltic Sea.
Submarine History Graphics and Videos Contact Webmaster   Chief of Naval Operations Submarine Warfare Division (N77) 2000 Navy Pentagon Washington, DC 20350-2600 "This is an official U.S. Navy web site" Please Read - Privacy and Security...
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h1096.html   (1055 words)

 Diplomatic Ramifications of Unrestricted Submarine Warfare, 1939-1941 — www.greenwood.com
Manson argues that although U.S. and German systems of government and foreign policy objectives were completely different, a similar rationale prompted their adoption of unrestricted submarine warfare.
Seven chapters range chronologically from Germany's use of unrestricted submarine warfare during World War I to the American decision to adopt that policy in 1941.
Implications and Consequences of the Decisions for Unrestricted Submarine Warfare
www.greenwood.com /catalog/MGC%2f.aspx?print=1   (307 words)

 Submarine Quotes: SubmarineSailor.com
"Submarine life most of the time is hours and hours of boredom with intermittent terror thrown in to keep you on your toes!"
I’m not sure if we were the first submariners to come up with this quote, but it was the theme we had printed on t-shirts (along with a surface ship in the crosshairs of a periscope) for the first ever (Mediterranean) deployment of the “Mighty Monty” – USS Montpelier (SSN 765).
I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.
www.submarinesailor.com /quote.asp   (3964 words)

 COMINT [Communications Intelligence] Contributions [to] Submarine Warfare in WW II
These effects of submarine operations have been substantiated, both from Japanese and Allied official records, and for the most part have been made public in detail, but nothing has been told about the manner in which such outstanding results were achieved by such a relatively small submarine organization.
The information furnished made possible the assignment of submarines not only to the most profitable patrol areas but also to specific locations at particular times where contacts were made with convoys of known composition and importance, and frequently with enemy course and speed known exactly.
Without Communication Intelligence submarine operations would unquestionably have been far more difficult and costly because of the vast areas which had to be covered and the attainment of the ultimate objectives would have been greatly delayed.
www.history.navy.mil /library/special/comint.htm   (1435 words)

 Submarine Warfare Division - Submarine Related Sites
Naval Undersea Warfare Center - The Navy's full-spectrum research, development, test and evaluation, engineering and fleet support center for submarines, autonomous underwater systems, and offensive and defensive weapons systems associated with undersea warfare.
Submarine Wives Club - Information helpful to submarine families.
The following links are submarine related, Non-Government web sites - The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense, the United States Department of the Navy and Chief of Naval Operations Submarine Warfare Division of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein.
www.navy.mil /navydata/cno/n87/links.html   (207 words)

 OPFOR: Submarine Warfare Archives
Fortunately, the submarine established communications in the early morning hours of March 14, and indicated that there were no problems; hence, units were able to stand down from the search and rescue that was already well underway.
The last time we lost a submarine was in 1968.
Next Monday they start Submarine Week, and what will obviously be the greatest week in the history of the Military Channel.
op-for.com /submarine_warfare   (3114 words)

 HMS Spartan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
HMS SPARTAN was the fifth submarine of the Swiftsure Class and her addition to the Fleet in 1979 brought the total number of Fleet submarines to eleven.
You are to bring to my immediate notice, through the Captain (SM), Second Submarine Squadron and the Flag Officer Submarines anything which gives you cause for dissatisfaction with the ship or any part of her and any other matters of importance, in particular those relating to the welfare of the Ships Company.
May God's blessing be upon the ship and the company hereby entrusted to your command, and may joint endeavors to uphold the high traditions of the Royal Navy in the service of Her Majesty The Queen be crowned with success and happiness.
www.mjmorgan.dircon.co.uk /hms.htm   (1801 words)

 Sonar, R&D Systems, Anti-Submarine Warfare ( ASW ) Acoustics Engineering & More.
Sonar, R&D Systems, Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Acoustics Engineering & More.
Sonar, R&D systems, anti-submarine warfare (ASW) acoustics engineering and more.
RDA’s core competencies are within the fields of digital signal processing (DSP) of sonar acoustic signals and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW).
www.rdainc.com /NoFlash.html   (963 words)

 Submarine Warfare Division - Organization
Responsible for providing executive support and advice to the Director, Submarine Warfare Division (N77).
Coordinates overall submarine force strategic plan and provides submarine force related information to other Navy staffs as well as civilian and government agencies
Involved in conducting security analyses of submarine operations as well as examining the use of emerging technologies in support of submarine warfare
www.navy.mil /navydata/cno/n87/org.html   (215 words)

 Submarine Warfare Division - Submarine History
Chronology of Important Events in Submarine Force History
Results of the German and American Submarine Campaigns of World War II
Results of the American Pacific Submarine Campaign of World War II
www.navy.mil /navydata/cno/n87/history.html   (73 words)

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