Never-before-published, first-hand accounts of undersea action presented with a summary of torpedo tactics illustrate how a submarine's crew can hit a target that is determined to avoid being hit. Legendary figures in American submarine history come to life in actual logs of undersea warfare, and in accounts of sailors who were in the van of torpedo tactics development. The technology is explained in detail, offering insight into how American subs have been so successful in their hundred-year history. Outlandish gags and pranks of submarine skippers are included, showing just how brazen this elite group of super-competent sailors could be. The reader travels through World War II and the Cold War as submarines and torpedoes enter the nuclear age. Filled with diagrams and illustrations the narration carries the reader into the attack center as qbattle stations torpedo!q resounds through a submarine's compartments.The Mark 75 component could function independently by using a manual TMA solution. ... The analog BQQ-2 sonar was replaced by the digital BQQ-5. ... Admiral Raborn, as the director of the Special Projects Office, continued to have overall responsibility for ballistic missile ... John L. From, Jr. The need for two commanding officers lay in the Polaris submarinesa#39; introduction of a new operating concept.
|Title||:||Submarine Torpedo Tactics|
|Author||:||Edward Monroe Jones, Shawn S. Roderick|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2014-11-04|