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- Anti-submarine warfare : (ASW) In the context of naval warfare, the mission of attacking underwater vessels, from platforms under naval command and control.
- Geophysical MASINT : A branch of measurement and signature intelligence that involves phenomena transmitted through the earth (ground, water, atmosphere) and manmade structures including emitted or reflected sounds, pressure waves, vibrations, and magnetic field or ionosphere disturbances.
- Sonar : A contraction of sound navigation and ranging, formally includes the active mode in which a pulse goes out and a receiver measures the echo. Also includes hydrophones or passive, listen-only systems.
- AN/SSQ-36 : Air-expendable bathythermograph (AXBT) buoys in a sonobuoy package
- AN/SSQ-53 : Directional frequency analysis and recording (DIFAR) passive sonobuoy family built for the United States Navy
- AN/SSQ-57 : U.S. Navy family of low-frequency analysis and recording (LOFAR) passive sonobuoys
- AN/SSQ-77 : Typically for the high background noise environment of littoral warfare, U.S. Navy Vertical line array DIFAR (VLAD) sonobuoys with directional receiver arrays and signal processing
- AN/SSQ-62 : Directional command activated active sonobuoy system (DICASS) of the U.S. Navy
- AN/SSQ-110 : Extended echo-ranging (EER) active sonobuoys developed by the U.S. Navy; carry small explosive charges used as additional sources of acoustic energy; devices intended for area search rather than localization
- AN/SSQ-125 : High acoustic power active sonobuoy
- Data Link Communications Sonobuoy : Acoustic transmitter, in a sonobuoy housing, for clandestine communications with submerged submarines.
- Maritime patrol aircraft : Very long range, usually land-based, aircraft optimized for sea surveillance, originally principally for anti-submarine warfare but often with anti-surface warfare capabilities; newer types also have land and littoral surveillance roles
- Magnetic anomaly detection : (MAD) A technique for locating submerged submarines from antisubmarine warfare helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft; short-range and used for final localization, complementing sonar, before weapons release