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Old 04-18-2021, 12:34 AM   #1
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Default Reinforce Alert 1.50 Question

I have a question for those playing this mod in 2021.

What distance can be considered "safe" for surface contact and submarines if I need to avoid detection entirely? Like, within what range is it pretty much guaranteed to be detected no matter what you do?
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Old 04-19-2021, 01:16 AM   #2
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For ships without sonars you can even cavitate few meters under their keel undetected.
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Old 04-21-2021, 05:39 AM   #3
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I might as well add my 1.50 question here:

How do you get the best value out of the Towed Arrays on the 688 Flt1?

I was trying to track a Foxtrot, on the same layer - the Hull and Bow Sonars heard him before the towed - almost like it's not working...

The towed (spooled all the way out) picked up his first frequency at 3 NM (6,000 yds) but won't assign a tracker (still madly pressing the button!)

I need to do more testing, but to me this seems strange....

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Old 04-21-2021, 09:19 AM   #4
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It is weird
Usually 688's TA can pickup an old generation diesel electric submarine's Narrow band signal >15nm

what's the length of the TA and what's the speed of 688i?

I would guess the speed is too low so the TA dipped below the layer

another explanation is TA is following your submarine's maneuver , it is a curve shape and not straight behind your sub. in that case it will not be able to locate the contact at the same direction from the hull / bow sonar
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Old 04-22-2021, 05:14 PM   #5
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I might as well add my 1.50 question here:

How do you get the best value out of the Towed Arrays on the 688 Flt1?
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Maximal deployed lenght - maximal high sensitivity.
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Old 04-23-2021, 12:05 AM   #6
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I believe they messed up some things in RA 1.5.
Read my post on Seawolf/Virginia class TA not picking up enemy <1 mile away dragging TA right beside it at same depth lol umm what........
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