OK, but rather dry.,
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This review is from: Transparent Oceans: The Defeat of the Soviet Submarine Force (Kindle Edition)
This is more a technical diary of how a team of scientists thought that they might be able to study the ocean using very sensitive hydrophones and towed arrays, and how the navy came to use their skills to track subs. I was hoping for lots of stories about SOSUS nets, how they set it up and some stories about detecting and tracking subs during the cold war. What you get is rather more technical, detailing how they refined various algorithms based on hydrographic surveys of the ocean bottoms, salinity, etc and used early computers to model the sounds produced. There's little human interest here, its more detailing the technical story rather than telling us what they were really doing with it and the people behind it. OK if you're into cold war sub history, but not a riveting read.
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