A/S

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AcronymDefinition
A/SAge/Sex
A/SAssistant Secretary
A/SAux Soins De (French: in care of)
A/SAuthorized Shares (stock market)
A/SAnti-Spoofing (US DoD)
A/SAnti-Submarine
A/SAktieselskab (Danish: Joint Stock Company)
A/SAerospace Corporation
A/SAll Square (golf)
A/SAir to Surface
A/SAuxiliary Steam
A/SAscent Stage
A/SAdvanced Supplementary (education testing level; also seen as AS)
A/SAntisurface
A/SAkcijas Sabiedriba (Latvian: Joint Stock Company)
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Anti-submarine Warfare from 1943 is a holistic study of antisubmarine warfare that provides an opportunity to think critically about history's most impactful developments in submarine warfare and ASW operations.
According to a briefing prepared by Canada's Department of National Defence on the FREMM, the vessel operates in anti-air, anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare roles and is capable of deep strikes against land targets.
With cryptologic breakthroughs, growing numbers of escort and long-range patrol aircraft, and new weapons, the Allied anti-submarine advantage mounted quickly.
The purchase of the anti-submarine warfare helicopters is part of the P44-billion multi-year contract approved by President Benigno Aquino III last November for seven big-ticket items to beef up the capabilities of the armed forces.
The growth of the sonobuoy market in this region can be attributed to the rise in maritime disputes and increased government spending by countries, such as China to strengthen their anti-submarine warfare capabilities.
Within these configurations are many options including latch-link or cam-lock locking mechanisms, pull up or pull down adjusters, formula or hybrid style anti-submarine belts, two inch and three inch webbing and many types of termination hardware.
According to the Western Military District, the tactical groups involved in the exercise are composed of diesel-electric submarines, small missile and anti-submarine boats as well as minesweepers and various ships of the auxiliary fleet.
The Central Military District said on its website that some exercises had already been carried out to test anti-submarine weapons.
Sweden's military launched its biggest anti-submarine operation since the twilight of the Soviet Union last Friday after receiving credible reports of foreign underwater activity in the archipelago that extends from the capital, Stockholm, into the Baltic Sea.
The 44,500-tonne warship with a length of 284 metres will have MiG-29K naval combat aircraft along with Kamov 31 and Kamov 28 anti-submarine warfare and maritime surveillance helicopters.
The vessel is a multi-mission frigate and embarks a Z9EC-20 helicopter which enables it to conduct dedicated anti-submarine operations thus enhancing the ship's operational range.
PNS ASLAT is equipped with state of the art weapons and sensors for anti-submarine, anti-surface and anti-air operations with comprehensive self defence capabilities.
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