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What does SOSUS stand for?

SOSUS stands for Sound Surveillance System

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Samples in periodicals archive:

open-ocean antisubmarine warfare relied heavily on the Sound Surveillance System (SOSUS).
The Surveillance Direction System, awarded in 1991, provides the command, control, communications and intelligence functions for the Integrated Undersea Surveillance System, and combines the capabilities of all its sensors: the Fixed Distributed System, Sound Surveillance System, and Surface Towed Array Sonar System.
Friedman then demonstrates the evolution of picture-centric/network-centric warfare by examining naval programs from British admiral Sir John Fisher's Mediterranean surveillance program at the beginning of the twentieth century to the sound surveillance system (SOSUS) in the latter half of that century.