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  • noun Any of various sciences and technologies dealing with sound transmitted through water


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  • It overlaps seismology when these noises are transmitted into the sea floor, as in the sinking of the _Kursk_ or the sounds of Antarctic icebergs, but it's also possible to conduct underwater investigations based solely on hydroacoustics.

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  • Forensic seismology has two sister sciences, hydroacoustics and infrasound.

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  • Because hydroacoustics offers a way to track submarines, it is a military technology that played a major role in the Cold War, glamorized in Tom Clancy's submarine novel, _The Hunt for Red October_.

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  • Russia is interested in the Mistral not only or primarily for its amphibious assault capabilities, but for its value as a command platform with advanced electronics for battle management and network-centric military operations at sea, as well as its hydroacoustics.

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