In the summer of 1982 there was an apparent shift in Soviet views on the future potential for combating submarines. The following points, to be discussed in some detail, trace the perceived evolution of this shift.discussed in some detail, trace the perceived evolution of this shift. From the early 1970s, Soviet emphasis had been on the submarine's great capacity for concealment and the decreasing cost-effectiveness of antisubmarine warfare (ASW) as a "law-governed" trend extending into the foreseeable future.
McConnell, James M.
"New Soviet Methods for Antisubmarine Warfare?,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 38
, Article 2.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol38/iss3/2