The book Handbook of Submarine Operations describes probable deployment of submarines in different parts of the world. The chapters include basic principles that are required to be followed when deploying them on operational and tactical missions. The book is particularly useful for the newer submarine operating navies around the world.
The Undersea Environment
The Arctic & Atlantic Oceans
Pacific & Indian Oceans
Actions By The Submarine
Evasion At Sea
Operational/Tactical, Missile Attack
Mine Laying Operations
Operating In Complex Environments
Remotely Operated Vehicles From Submarines
And Crystal-Ball Gazing.
Cmde P.R. Franklin, AVSM, VSM, did his submarine training in Vladivostok, in erstwhile USSR. He commissioned the third and the sixth of the eight ‘Foxtrot’ class submarines that the Indian Navy purchased in the late sixties/early seventies. He subsequently commanded two of them. After a few squadron appointments both afloat and ashore, he headed the submarine arm as Director Submarine Operations in Naval Headquarters. Among his other appointments in the navy, he was Naval Assistant to the Chief of the Naval Staff and the Naval Advisor to the Indian High Commissioner in UK.
Author: Commodore PR Franklin
Features: HB, Frontier INdia