It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: LoveSolMoonDeath
Bit embarrassing isn't it....I mean yeah If it was the royal navy but the french?.
Joking aside they are all well trained and they will learn from this.
I bet it's great fun also playing war.
originally posted by: jackjoedoe
a reply to: noeltrotsky
Those older diesel subs are a sub captains bane. Diesel boats are much more quite than the nuclear boats
I spent 12 years on US Navy nuclear submarines. Our toughest foes where always the diesel subs.
originally posted by: Shamrock6
"There's two kinds of ships: submarines and targets."
"Good" ASW isn't perfect ASW. Carriers get sunk all the time in exercises.
originally posted by: Zaphod58
Wow. Really? The French military is actually quite good. And no country in the world is going to fight a war and NOT suffer losses.
originally posted by: LoveSolMoonDeath
I though they got great ASW with escort and ASW planes but still French sub manage to get in close enough...
The main sub tools: