antisubmarine action
An operation by one or more antisubmarine-capable ships, submarines, or aircraft (or a combination thereof) against a particular enemy submarine.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • antisubmarine action — veiksmai prieš povandeninius laivus statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Operacija, vykdoma vieno ar daugiau antvandeninių, povandeninių laivų, orlaivių ar jų derinio prieš kokį nors priešo povandeninį laivą. atitikmenys: angl. antisubmarine… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • antisubmarine warfare forces — Forces organized primarily for antisubmarine action. May be composed of surface ships, aircraft, submarines, or any combination of these, and their supporting systems …   Military dictionary

  • action de lutte anti-sous-marine — veiksmai prieš povandeninius laivus statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Operacija, vykdoma vieno ar daugiau antvandeninių, povandeninių laivų, orlaivių ar jų derinio prieš kokį nors priešo povandeninį laivą. atitikmenys: angl. antisubmarine… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • scene of action commander — In antisubmarine warfare, the commander at the scene of contact. The commander is usually in a ship, or may be in a fixed wing aircraft, helicopter, or submarine …   Military dictionary

  • USS Whippoorwill (AM-35) — was a Lapwing class minesweeper acquired by the U.S. Navy for the dangerous task of removing mines from minefields laid in the water to prevent ships from passing.The first Whippoorwill to be so named by the Navy, Minesweeper No. 35 was laid down …   Wikipedia

  • U 880 (Kriegsmarine) — U 880 (vorheriges/nächstes –alle U Boote) Typ: IX C/40 Feldpostnummer: M 19 687 Werft: Deschimag AG Weser Bremen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • USS Tunny (SS-282) — The USS Tunny (SS/SSG/APSS/LPSS 282) was a Gato class submarine which saw service in World War II and in the Vietnam War. Tunny received nine battle stars and two Presidential Unit Citation (US)s for her World War II service and five battle stars …   Wikipedia

  • destroyer escort — noun warship smaller than a destroyer; designed to escort fleets or convoys • Hypernyms: ↑warship, ↑war vessel, ↑combat ship * * * noun : an antisubmarine warship similiar to a destroyer but smaller and not as fast * * * a warship somewhat… …   Useful english dictionary

  • veiksmai prieš povandeninius laivus — statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Operacija, vykdoma vieno ar daugiau antvandeninių, povandeninių laivų, orlaivių ar jų derinio prieš kokį nors priešo povandeninį laivą. atitikmenys: angl. antisubmarine action pranc. action de lutte anti sous… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • destroyerescort — destroyer escort n. A warship, usually smaller than a destroyer, used in antisubmarine action. * * * …   Universalium

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