Non-acoustic anti-submarine warfare (ASW) technologies are goal of DARPA SWASH research program


ARLINGTON, Va., 25 March 2011. Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts in the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Va., are asking industry for ideas to help detect enemy submarines in shallow coastal waters and harbors without using traditional acoustic submarine-hunting technologies like sonar. The DARPA Strategic Technology Office released a broad agency announcement Thursday (DARPA-BAA-11-41) for the Shallow Water Agile Submarine Hunting (SWASH) program.

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