Accession Number : ADA257589


Title :   A Probabilistic Approach to ASW Deployment in Shallow Waters


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA


Personal Author(s) : Aktan, Zafer M


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a257589.pdf


Report Date : Sep 1992


Pagination or Media Count : 87


Abstract : The Advanced Air Deployable Array (AdDA), which is a modern air- dropped fiber optic ASW device, provides an opportunity for the rapid enclosure of a hostile submarine in shallow waters. This thesis explores the effect of the deployment depth, and effect of using longer or shorter AdDA array segments, on the performance of eighth proposed AdDA deployment tactics which employ single or dual aircraft. It is shown that when the AdDA sinking rate is considered, several of the proposed tactics become infeasible for certain depth and submarine speed combinations. Still, today fiber optics offer unique capabilities for solving some of the U.S. Navy's and the Turkish Navy's problems in the future.


Descriptors :   *FIBER OPTICS , *CABLES , *SUBMARINES , *ANTISUBMARINE WARFARE , VELOCITY , OPTICS , FIBERS , RATES , THESES , TURKEY , SINKING , SHALLOW WATER , DEPTH , ARRAYS , DEPLOYMENT , AIRCRAFT , AIR , UNDERSEA WARFARE


Subject Categories : Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare
      Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE