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To: Axlrose
Its going to be diesel/electric so no when its stopped its going to be as quiet as any western nations nuclear submarine. If not quieter.

Moving or not it ain't gonna make a lick of difference. From what I can tell, it looks to be made out of steel. Do you know what happens when sonar hits steel?
185 posted on 01/15/2006 5:33:16 PM PST by YoungHickey
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To: YoungHickey
Moving or not it ain't gonna make a lick of difference. From what I can tell, it looks to be made out of steel. Do you know what happens when sonar hits steel?

Exactly. The Iranians might get in one good hit before we start dropping sonar buoys and make the whole Persian Gulf louder than section A at a Metallica concert. It's not easy for one side to hide a sub if the other side feels no need to hide.

188 posted on 01/16/2006 7:11:17 PM PST by ReignOfError
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