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UDT Europe 2017: ASW renewal challenges loom

1st June 2017 - 10:19 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Bremen


Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) is returning as a key agenda item for many nations looking at the future of maritime security.

Germany is aware that a lot of its ASW portfolio will soon need replacing and/or updating in the near future.

Speaking at UDT in Bremen, Cmdr Christian Moritz, staff officer plans, policy and international cooperation with the German Navy, said the consensus in Germany was that the nation's ASW capabilities need renewal, and this will be through a mix of updated systems and new procurements.

ASW has seen ‘negligence after the cost-cutting post-cold war', said Moritz. New technology is likely

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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