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Anti-submarine warfare, Vol. 11

£72.00

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Paperback in VGC, spine unbroken, clean and bright within.

Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) plays an important part in 20th-century conflict. Countering the potent threat of nuclear-powered and conventional submarines, it deploys technology of a high order, and uses platforms, sensors and weapons which operate under, on and above the sea. But the potential of submarines for harm across a wide spectrum of peace and warfighting, ranging from strategic nuclear deterrence to special forces operations, is still enormous. Thus the efficacy and significance of ASW remains an important part of strategy, maritime technology and tactics.;The resultant ASW tapestry is complex, but this volume provides a useful guide to an important facet of modern warfare, whose significance spans the whole of the 20th century, and shows few signs of losing its importance in years hence. The future of ASW will be inextricably linked to the rise and applicability of new technologies and, in particular, the use of space raises new questions. These and the challenges posed by strategy and economics are addressed in this comprehensive survey of the vital topic.

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Author(s):
Gardner, W. J. R.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
25 x 17.2 x 1.0 cm
Edition:
1996
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1857531205
ISBN-13:
9781857531206
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Brassey's
Title:
Anti-submarine warfare, Vol. 11

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Paperback in VGC, spine unbroken, clean and bright within.

Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) plays an important part in 20th-century conflict. Countering the potent threat of nuclear-powered and conventional submarines, it deploys technology of a high order, and uses platforms, sensors and weapons which operate under, on and above the sea. But the potential of submarines for harm across a wide spectrum of peace and warfighting, ranging from strategic nuclear deterrence to special forces operations, is still enormous. Thus the efficacy and significance of ASW remains an important part of strategy, maritime technology and tactics.;The resultant ASW tapestry is complex, but this volume provides a useful guide to an important facet of modern warfare, whose significance spans the whole of the 20th century, and shows few signs of losing its importance in years hence. The future of ASW will be inextricably linked to the rise and applicability of new technologies and, in particular, the use of space raises new questions. These and the challenges posed by strategy and economics are addressed in this comprehensive survey of the vital topic.

Added value:
Scarce
Author(s):
Gardner, W. J. R.
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
25 x 17.2 x 1.0 cm
Edition:
1996
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1857531205
ISBN-13:
9781857531206
Number of pages:
160
Publisher:
Brassey's
Title:
Anti-submarine warfare, Vol. 11

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