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Royal Navy Sub Appears In Gibraltar Equipped With A Wake Detection System

The U.K. Royal Navy’s Trafalgar-class attack submarine HMS Talent has emerged in the British territory of Gibraltar equipped with what appears to be a specialized system to detect hostile subs without using sonar. The concept of using various sensors to pick up the non-acoustic signatures of other submarines is hardly new, but Talent’s added equipment follows years of reports of increasing underwater activity from potential opponents, such as Russia and China, in both the Atlantic and the Pacific, among other bodies of water.