anti-submarine rocket

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a shipboard system to fire rockets at submarines

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Major new ASW systems installed on these DDs were the SQS-23 sonar, ASROC (antisubmarine rocket), DASH (the drone antisubmarine helicopter), and Mk-44 torpedo.
In addition to the ASROC launcher, he found military manuals, unopened boxes of parts and documents stamped "Confidential.
Armament: MK 26 missile launcher (CG 51); Standard Missile (MR) or MK-41 vertical launching system (CG 52 through CG 73); Standard Missile (MR): Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) Missile: Tomahawk Cruise Missile: Six MK-46 torpedoes (from two triple mounts); Two MK-45 5-inch/54 caliber lightweight guns: Two Phalanx CIWS.
Armament: MK 26 missile launcher (CG 49 through CG 51); Standard Missile (MR) or MK 41 vertical hunching system (CG 52 through CG 73); Standard Missile (MR); Vertical Launch ASROC (VIA) Tomahawk Cruise Missile; Six MK-46 torpadoes (from two triple mounts); Two MK 45 5-inch/54 caliber lightweight guns; Two Phalanx close-in-weapons systems (OWS)
The RIM-66C became the Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) in its MR version, the RGM-66D was an anti-ship anti-radiation weapon, and the RGM-66E was an anti-radiation missile (ARM) fired from an ASROC launcher.
Aircraft: Two SH-2 Seasprite (LAMPS) in CG 47-48; Two SH-60 Sea Hawk (LAMPS III) Crew: 24 Officers, 340 Enlisted Armament: MK-26 missile launcher (CG 47 thru CG 51); Standard Missile (MR) or MK-41 vertical launching system (CG 52 thru CG 73); Standard Missile (MR); Vertical Launch ASROC (VLA) Missile; Tomahawk Cruise Missile; Six MK-46 torpedoes (from two triple mounts); Two MK-45 5-inch/54 caliber lightweight guns; Two Phalanx close-in weapons systems.
Armament includes vertically-launched Standard SM-2 medium-range surface-to-air missiles, Tomahawk cruise missiles, Harpoon antiship missiles and the ASROC anti-submarine missile.
76) This system is no "silver bullet," as the Chinese would still have severe, perhaps insurmountable, targeting and cueing problems, but successful acquisition and deployment of ASROCs would extend the engagement range of Chinese ASW weapons significantly.