Lesson 13 Submarine Warfare

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Unformatted text preview: Submarine Warfare Community Brief History First submarine in 1775 David Bushnell While at Yale during the Revolutionary War proved Gun powder exploded under water as well as creating the first time bomb Created the first Sub which used water to sink the sub as well as a screw to push the sub underwater Not MIDN Lees Turtle Brief History Civil War South constructed CSS Hunley First to sink a warship Not completely submerged and sank itself Sank three times before being officially lost losing 21 serviceman Brief History WWI German U-Boats Useful in traditional warfare and economical warfare as an effective blockade Somewhat ineffective due to escorted convoys being introduced 360 subs of which 178 lost after sinking 11 million tons of shipping Early U Boats Brief History WWII usefulness of submarine warfare was amplified Japan entered war with 6 million tons of merchant shipping and added 4 million tons during war US forces sank 9 million tons of this shipping and 55% of this was from submarines US Submarine force only accounted for 1.6% of the total Naval Personnel Brief History Following WWII Nuclear power on submarines is developed allowing submarines to stay submerged indefinitely and for their submerged speed to increase drastically Becoming a Submariner Force Structure Missions Submarine Officer Career Path Submarine Force Eligibility Requirements 1 year of calculus and 1 year of calculus-based physics Stresses Academic Excellence...
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course N S 302 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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