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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Nov 2017 11:59 a.m. PST

…sneaked up behind enemy submarines without sonar.

"The Soviets back in the day did not have access to advanced electronics during the Cold War era, which was why their submarine tech was thought to be sub-par. But that only tells you half the story.

Newly-declassified files report on how crafty Russian engineers at the time were able to continue to play cat-and-mouse games deep underwater by following the trail submarines left behind. In one incident, a Russian submarine reportedly followed an American sub undetected for six days…"
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RudyNelson27 Nov 2017 2:18 p.m. PST

Plenty of information on how the Soviets fought in the OPFOR manuals. We had a number of these on different tactical and organizational areas. One of my favorite was on Soviet heavy bunker systems. There was even a section on how to build one at your post for training exercises. We had one at both Fort Hood and Fort Riley.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Nov 2017 10:16 a.m. PST



RudyNelson02 Dec 2017 10:19 a.m. PST

Just found about a dozen of the books put out for OPFOR by the Defense Intelligence Agency. I brought the 1980 Vehicle ID book and the Soviet Rifle Division books home today.

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