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UDT Europe: ASW back on the naval agenda

29th May 2012 - 16:27 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Alicante

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UDT Europe: ASW back on the naval agenda

A senior French naval officer has highlighted the threat of submarines in modern day warfare and claimed that militaries are in 'sea denial'.

'Our future is not in space, it's in the ocean,' V Adm Jean-Louis Vichot, director of the navy centre for advanced military studies, commanding officer naval support, told the UDT Europe conference in Alicante, Spain on 29 May. 'We're a blue planet where the sea is important. The problem is sea denial.

'One problem is that we only know about a small part of the ocean. France is back

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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