Tag: Acoustic Signature

Remote Navy Submarine Test Base Has Been Key In Rescuing Hundreds In The Bahamas After Dorian

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued hundreds of people across the Bahamas in the wake of Hurricane Dorian using helicopters operating from a little known and secretive U.S. Navy submarine test base situated on one of the islands in the archipelago. The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center’s detachment on Andros Island main job is managing expansive test ranges so the Navy can conduct various underwater tasks, such as measuring the acoustic signature of subs and testing torpedoes.