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Secret US Naval system detected Titan implosion same day vessel went missing – Report

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Earlier Thursday, the US Coast Guard confirmed the deaths of all five passengers aboard the Titan submersible, which initially went missing on Sunday nearly two hours into its dive toward the Titanic wreck site.

A newly surfaced report has revealed that a “top secret US Navy acoustic detection system” managed to pinpoint the implosion of the Titan submersible just hours after the vessel’s dive was underway.

The exclusive find by the Wall Street Journal detailed US naval service members started analyzing incoming sounds picked up from the system’s underwater microphones seconds after officials were alerted to the lost communication from Titan.

Citing defense officials with knowledge of the naval response, the report notes the mysterious military system managed to detect an implosion-like sound from the direction of Titan’s since-outlined debris site.

“The US Navy conducted an analysis of acoustic data and detected an anomaly consistent with an implosion or explosion in the general vicinity of where the Titan submersible was operating when communications were lost,” a senior US Navy official told the outlet.

“While not definitive, this information was immediately shared with the Incident Commander to assist with the ongoing search and rescue mission.”

Defense officials did not offer additional information regarding the system and asked it not be publicly identified over national security concerns; however, it was reported that the system is used to monitor enemy submarines.

The latest development comes hours after the US Coast Guard confirmed the submersible’s implosion and indicated that the two debris sites had been outlined by officials. Officials stated Titan’s debris was situated some 1,600 feet from the bow of the RMS Titanic in an area that had no debris from the sunken ship.

At present, it remains unknown whether the Titan imploded at the same time officials lost communications with the vessel. Preliminary finds also determined there appeared to be no link between earlier sounds that had been detected at 30-minute intervals.

The Titan submersible disappeared on Sunday as the five passengers aboard descended toward the wreck site of the doomed Titanic vessel, which sank along the Canadian coastline in April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg.

Officials have not commented on whether efforts would be made to retrieve the remains of the five passengers.

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  1. Sighs of relief from the Cabal!!
    The truth is still kept from the eyes of the truthful!!
    If you believe the Titanic was sunk by an Iceberg them ummm errr you most probably believe the Convid jab is good for you tooo!!!
    All fake sh@t like 911, Mosque shootings, Boston marathon bombing, walking on the moon, etc etc the list grows every day!

  2. I’ve never heard of a submarine having a catastrophic implosion BEFORE it reached crush depth. This is unprecedented. Submarines such as Thresher or Scorpion, for example, have always had on board accidents that caused leaks or reactor scrams, and then without power and / or with leaks they have sunk below crush depth. Small submarines like this are usually certified to between 1.5 to 2 times the depth that they operate at so this submarine was way ABOVE what should have been crush depth if it was certified (which it was not).

    The nose with the window was only certified to a depth of 1300 meters, a lot shallower than the 3800 meters at the Titanic. Also, various people have stated that once the carbon fiber de-laminates then it is as if the hull is a lot thinner as water may get a few inches into the hull and then the outer layers no longer contribute to the overall strength. Also, joints between the carbon fiber hull and the titanium are vulnerable points.

    The company boss did not want to hire white 50-year-old men because he did not find them inspirational. If you operate in these extreme environments (space or under the ocean) then you should hire the best regardless of race, age or sex or any other metric.

    I heard that they probably knew something was wrong because they dropped the ballast weights in order to effect a quick return to the surface. Perhaps they heard the noise of water de-laminating the hull?

      • It gets worse …

        The stress v deformation profile of carbon fiber (i.e., how much force is on it to how much it deforms [shrinks]) is not known. That means that you cannot define a linear region where the carbon fiber would return back to its previous size before exceeding the linear region and deforming for good. For steel, titanium, acrylic and so on this is known. Then add on that the titanium end caps were epoxied onto the carbon fiber hull where they both could deform at different rates then perhaps the epoxy joints would be destroyed after a few trips to the deep as the carbon fiber hull would shrink at a different rate to the titanium end caps so perhaps the epoxy glue would be ripped apart?

        If anything is to be learned by this it would be a definitive forensic analysis to determine either that carbon fiber cannot be used in this application, or if it can then under what conditions.

        Also, the sensors embedded in the hull that were designed to detect the noise of the carbon fiber hull delaminating, even this seems like it would happen too late, like “the hulls delaminating so you have less than a second to live.”

        I do not see the rationale of an experimental submersible that would take paying passengers to the deepest parts of the ocean. Can you imagine NASA taking them in the lunar module or space shuttle or the X planes? It seems like the company was using money from the paying passengers to fund its development in order to find out if the lighter carbon fiber was safe or not whilst telling the passengers that it was as safe as walking across the street and simultaneously getting them to sign a waiver that they could die.

  3. The first news reports are always the best,

    The US Coast Guard has found a piece of a deep-sea submersible in a “debris field” near the sunken wreck of the Titanic. The vessel’s five passengers all died in a “catastrophic explosion,” the military branch said, a debris field was discovered within the search area by [a Remotely Operated Vehicle] near the Titanic,” the Coast Guard’s northeastern district said in a statement on Thursday. In a press conference later that afternoon, District Commander Rear Admiral John Mauger told reporters that the tail cone of the submersible was found amid the debris.

    An implosion doesn’t leave a debris field, it leaves a crushed vessel, at the depth it is now at the water pressure is around 2.5 tons psi so nothing is going very far especially far enough to create a field, as to the director of the sub company he has an interesting history,

    The owner of the lost vessel is Stockton Rush who is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder (2009) of OceanGate Inc. Rush has an extensive US military background which includes McDonnell Douglas Corporation as a Flight Test Engineer on the F-15 program where he spent two years at Edwards Air Force Base on the APG-63 radar test program and then on the Anti-Satellite Missile Program serving as the sole full-time representative of McDonnell Douglas. He served on the Board of Directors for Seattle’s BlueView Technologies, a manufacturer of small, high-frequency sonar systems; and he was involved in the company’s acquisition by Teledyne Inc, a leading provider of cutting-edge subsea technologies. Additionally, he has served as board member for Entomo, an enterprise software developer focused on post-sale channel management and financial reporting as well as serving as Chairman of Remote Control Technology, Inc. (RCT), a manufacturer of wireless remote-control devices for several Fortune 500 industrial clients, including Exxon, Conoco-Philips and Boeing. Moreover, he also built a fully functional heavily modified two-man submersible called Kittredge K-350. His company is based out of Everett, Washington. Did Stockton Rush provide consulting to the US Navy about operations around the Nord Stream pipelines? He certainly has the knowledge, skills, equipment and connections to be a consultant or even an active participant in this operation. Why would the US military prevent a far more capable rescue vehicle from assisting in this critical operation? The US is even preventing a multinational team effort with their best of allies. Something very fishy is going on here. Was Stockton Rush onboard the disabled submersible? Are (they) trying to ensure that he stays silent?

  4. The underwater detection is SOSUS- a series of microphones places on the seafloor to listen for traffic, both on and in the high seas.
    AUTEC was fundamental in developing this in the late 60’s and 70’s, and the tech has improved tremendously.
    Aside from that, propulsion technology has really advanced to the point that a couple of nations have gone undetected by SOSUS.
    Result; nothing is stealth anymore, with the exceptions of the new German 214 U-Boats (powered by hydrogen fuel cell tech) and the Swedish line of fleet submarines that are powered by a highly refined Stirling Engine adapted for silent running.

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