April 18, 2021
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Undersea scanning
Anti submarine warfare strategy and naval warfare

Anti submarine warfare is slowly taking the center stage of naval warfare as the world is getting dependent on sea for trade and commerce which makes it important to keep vital sea lanes of communications open even during the height of any tension or conflict.

But the ASW is a game changer for any navy and this initiates rounds of ‘cat and mouse’ game as who wins and who loses while securing the SLOC open and minimize the damage to naval assets.    

The US Navy emerged from World War II victorious in two undersea warfare campaigns. In the Battle of the Atlantic, US and allied antisubmarine forces beat back the challenge posed to their sea lines of communication by Doenitz's U-boats, while in the Pacific, a pro-submarine campaign was waged by American submarines that cut the sea lines of communication within Japan's Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.

In the years immediately after the war, the US Navy confronted a major challenge to its underse
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