Navy considers more sonobuoys off Pacific Coast

When you have mysterious missiles flying out of the ocean on the coast of Southern California that your own country doesn’t claim, whitewashes or can’t identify, it might be time to install a security alarm. As these don’t get thrown out there ‘just because’, America is likely having national security problems off its coastal areas than it wants to, or can, admit.

 

The floating, acoustic surveillance devices are used in anti-submarine warfare. The Oregonian reports that in a modified environmental assessment for Northwest training and testing, the Navy increased the number of planned sonobuoys from 20 to 720. Continue reading