OUR sub-hunting aircraft to track the Chinese subs

A file photo of P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the “Golden Eagles” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 9 perform a flyover at an air show during the SB19 in Mykolaiv, Ukraine, united kingdom, July 9, 2019. (U.s. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class T. Logan Keown/Released)

With the increasing global scope of the Chinese nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines armed with the JL-2 weapons are reported to be in a position to hit parts of the united states, continues to inspire an ongoing Navy effort to speed up the production of attack submarines, to prepare for the long-dwell presence for deployment in the Pacific ocean, and to proceed with the adoption of the torpedo-armed, and sub-hunting aircraft like the P-8 On the A ring and.

The search for the overcoming of the Pacific ocean, “the tyranny of distance is spread out geographically, and the maintenance of China’s expanding fleet of nuclear submarines, the Navy is working with Congress to produce as many as three Virginia-class submarines a year, to go over the plans for the construction of two more. Up In the air, and the Navy is on its way to the location of the new Triton, the sea bees in Guam, and it was earlier this year awarded Boeing $2.4 billion deal to produce 19 more P-8A Poseidon surveillance and attack aircraft.

Given the Author’s role as a high-tech aircraft, it is known for the capturing of the video from China of the fake island in the South china Sea land reclamation, a few years ago, there was very little imagination to imagine the ways of high-end sensors, sonobuoys, and weapons, is able to function as part of a containment strategy, against China’s expansion and even act as a deterrent against China’s growing fleet of nuclear-armed ballistic missile submarines (SSBN).

The PLA Navy has in the past few years has been to expand its reach beyond the Pacific, as part of an apparent effort to become a major power, international power. The Chinese SSBNs were seen at the great distances of the Western Pacific ocean and coastline, according to numerous reports on the news, and the existence of both the JL-2s, and the rising of LAST year-3 fatty acids, have increased the pressure on the united states. According to the National Air and Space Intelligence Center, and the Chinese have actually used it for up to 48 JL-2 launchers on submarines starting in 2017. With the reach of more than 4,500 km, the JL-2s to travel outside of China, in the vicinity of areas at risk.


Last year, Captain James Fanell, formerly the director of intelligence and information operations for the U.s. Pacific Fleet, warned Congress about the need to keep track of, and to deter a Chinese nuclear-armed submarines.

“Every time [the PLA Navy] SSBN, which leaves from strategic nuclear security, the [U.S. department of the Navy] will follow the work closely enough to be ready to sink them if they ever attempt to launch a nuclear-tipped ICBM to our shores,” he told Congress, according to an essay entitled “China’s new undersea nuclear deterrent strategy, doctrine, and capabilities” of the National Defense University. (Tr. Toshi Yoshirara & Dr. – James Holmes)

This essay is going to have to be the case that, in view of the difficulties associated with the intercept of the potential for Chinese SLBMs (submarine-launched ballistic missiles), and a smart way to address the threat, it would be to get hold of Chinese SSBNs at risk, so that they can be destroyed in advance of their SLBMs can be launched.”

The Author, in addition to IS enabled in the SSN attack submarines, and seems to be in a good position to assist in the performance of this SSBN sub-hunting mission for a number of reasons. Not only is it a P-8 of 564 mph speed is significantly faster than that of the P-3 Orion’s replacement, but that’s six extra fuel tanks to enable it to seek a broader swaths of the ocean, and spend a longer dwell time on patrol in high threat areas. Marine developers have put in the ring and can work a 10-hour missions at a range of 1,200 nautical miles. Longer dwell time, capacity, exacerbated by the high velocities, it appears that the position of the ring is good for covering large areas in search of “hidden” Chinese SSBNs.


The P-8A, a militarized version of the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, equipped with torpedoes and Harpoon guns, stations, 129 of the sonobuoys, and an in-flight refueling station, allowing you to achieve more, sub-hunting, the depth of penetration and the attack of the different options. In view of the fact that the P-8 can run the sonobuoy sub-hunting missions, and of greater height than the surface vessels, helicopters or other low flying aircraft, it can operate with a reduced risk of the enemy’s surface to fire, and the swarming small boat attacks. In contrast to a lot of drones and other ISR assets, an Author may not only locate and track enemy submarines, but to attack and destroy them.

In addition to its AN/APY-10 surveillance radar and MX-series of electro-optical/infrared cameras, is optimized for the scanning of the waters of the ocean, Neptune air, parachuted sonobuoys to find submarines and at various depths below the surface. The plane can function as a “node” in a larger, sub-hunting is a network composed of vessels, unmanned surface vessels, aerial drone, mounted, marine, sensors, and subs. As part of its contribution to the inter-connected sub-hunting missions, and the ring may serve as an Active Electronically Scanned Array Synthetic Aperture Radar and Ground Moving-Target Indicator.

Due to the decrease of the hydrophones, and the magnetic compass, with a pre-determined depth, and connected by a cable to a moving surface, a radio transmitter, Poseidon, sonobuoys can be converted to acoustic energy in the water into a radio signal to airplane, computer chips, according to a June 2018 issue of “the physical World”.

Also, to Poseidon,-is to be sent sonobuoys may contribute to the often talked about “the US Navy is a Fish Hook Undersea defense Line,” a seamless network of hydrophones, sensors, and strategically placed assets, which stretches from the coastal areas in the North of China down to the area of the country, all the way to Indonesia, according to a paper from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, entitled “China’s Nuclear Submarines, Ballistic Missiles, and Strategic Stability.”


An improved antenna, and sub-hunting, the presence offered up by the Author, it seems, would be able to assist in the strengthening of the “Undersea defense Line’ efforts to ensure that the Chinese SSBNs to leave the area undetected.

Interesting, like Poseidons can provide an important nuance to the Pentagon, is a well-bred, re-examine, due to the introduction of a technologically advanced method for finding and destroying enemy SSBNs out of the blue. It is in line with the current defensive strength is the best defense” approach is a central theme in the Pentagon’s nuclear “triad” for strategic deterrence strategy. Holding company of Chinese SSBNs at risk, at the very least help to deter China may be considering a type of sub-launched nuclear weapons. The ring would make it almost as if it were some kind of connective tissue between the sea and the sky, parts of the nuclear triad. The current of air leg of the triad, consisting of the platforms, as well as the B-2 and B-52 bombers, and is not in a position to identify or to destroy the u-boats. An Author to be able to further enhance the air leg of the triad, while also providing vital intelligence on the surface ships and U.S. submarine assets in seeking to track the Chinese SSBNs.


Currently in service with the BRITISH, Norwegian, Indian, and Australian troops, among other things, the Author is always in demand on the international market.

–This Story First Appeared Earlier this Year

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