How Sonar Works (Submarine Shadow Zone) - Smarter Every Day 249

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SmarterEveryDay 3 månader sedan
This was an incredibly challenging video to make. The challenge came with getting the Navy to agree to the interview in the first place, then successfully navigating the interview without it being shut down. In the end, everyone was super professional and it was a really fun topic to learn about! I hope you enjoy, and thank you very much for considering becoming a Patron at (!
creepy Joe
creepy Joe 4 dagar sedan
@Andrew Galvin have you a link about that? because i don't know that sub's are still using this tech. thx
Andrew Galvin
Andrew Galvin 4 dagar sedan
@Wynton Goulding Good book! I served on a Sturgeon boat.
Andrew Galvin
Andrew Galvin 4 dagar sedan
One additional factor on sound "bending"...add distance. Over great distances, lower frequencies will overtake high it is possible to hear the "bass" notes first enen though the initial emmittance was the reverse of that. (former sonar tech on fast attack sub).
minicoopertn 5 dagar sedan
Can passive sonar be used for navigation. Can sound coming from a surface contact be reflected off another silent surface such as an iceberg to get a bearing on the iceberg to avoid it.
Dennis Webb
Dennis Webb 9 dagar sedan
Great job for covering a very sensitive topic. Major props to the sub crewmen.
Karl Shaner
Karl Shaner 6 timmar sedan
Most Sonar tech is classified. What is really cool is physically seeing the sonar dome up close. The line only means possible contact. What it sounds like and classification is what could mean life or death. The Sonar Tech will in general have the contact identified within seconds. FYI: You are not going to use active sonar to tail a mysterious craft lol.
Hya Shane Tadlas Tejume
Hya Shane Tadlas Tejume Dag sedan
Interesting topic❣️
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dallatorretdu Dag sedan
that U-Boat is long enough to have 2 hydrophone arrays so that pretty decent triangulation for distance could be made without tricks of understanding the sound
Nick Bezdek
Nick Bezdek 3 dagar sedan
If you want to know a simple version that not classified but actually what deaf/hard of hearing/cochlear and blind individuals go through.I can explain it in my own experience because i am deaf/hard of hearing or if you thats complicated then GPR "ground penetrating radar and metal detectors can explain this a little better.
Chris Squire
Chris Squire 3 dagar sedan
Imagine if we invested as much into education and just learning about the ocean as we spend on practicing to murder our species.
TheHat 3 dagar sedan
As tight lipped and serious as he was he cracked a joke "depreciation" and 20000 leagues is such a great book!
kalm dwn
kalm dwn 4 dagar sedan
meh looking at my US$100K spectrum analyzer
Woodrow Drexel
Woodrow Drexel 4 dagar sedan
9:49 the officer is probably thinking about dinner
Brandon Hartzell
Brandon Hartzell 4 dagar sedan
I can't believe the Navy didn't censor the massacre you witnessed, the Skipper is murdering the XO at cribbage according to the scoreboard.
AmKam Omega
AmKam Omega 5 dagar sedan
This episode was amazing, mindblowing, terrifying(because classified information) and wholesome at the same time. Loved it
pigsandmanz1 5 dagar sedan
sooo what software did you use to get that spectrogram
Words With Meaning
Words With Meaning 5 dagar sedan
Check out Sub Brief here on youtube and find his whitebord playlist to learn even more about subs. Especially sonar stuff.
Pablo Gonzalez
Pablo Gonzalez 5 dagar sedan
The "ping" is actually audible on the receiving end. But it's not like a regular sound. It's omnidirectional and you can almost feel it in the air.
Uli Köhler
Uli Köhler 6 dagar sedan
I'm willing to bet that at some point you asked about Doppler Sonar but probably didn't get an answer :-)
lowLightEvangelist 6 dagar sedan
Matthew 24:45-51 (KJV) Who then is a faithful and wise servant, whom his lord hath made ruler over his household, to give them meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing. Verily I say unto you, That he shall make him ruler over all his goods. But and if that evil servant shall say in his heart, My lord delayeth his coming; And shall begin to smite his fellowservants, and to eat and drink with the drunken; The lord of that servant shall come in a day when he looketh not for him, and in an hour that he is not aware of, And shall cut him asunder, and appoint him his portion with the hypocrites: there shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
Falk Map
Falk Map 6 dagar sedan
great guy and a good job
jared yenchar
jared yenchar 6 dagar sedan
So basically sonar is a lie
Dr. Yogesh
Dr. Yogesh 7 dagar sedan
I can't imagine how the guy said clearly is "declassified" in the manual. He knows better as a soldier and professional. But he could have lost his job if he was in corporate or any other government office. Supervisor didn't take that personally.
Rational Ape
Rational Ape 7 dagar sedan
Shadow Zone👀.
Ernesto Terrazas
Ernesto Terrazas 8 dagar sedan
Super interesting program and very well explained thank you very much.
Gsiwytw Xhsuwyhs
Gsiwytw Xhsuwyhs 8 dagar sedan
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Seniru Kankanamge
Seniru Kankanamge 8 dagar sedan
Classified!! Classified!! And even that officers are classified!!!!
Bender 8 dagar sedan
" I had there originally" haha
Lucas Mironne
Lucas Mironne 10 dagar sedan
4:40 I’m now convinced that Destin is voicing Mickey Mouse
Paul Makinson
Paul Makinson 10 dagar sedan
So I guess the conclusion of this is that if you want to find anything out about the military, just Google it, don't bother asking them any questions.
ronald davis
ronald davis 10 dagar sedan
relative bearing ..........the kind that takes the special grease
ronald davis
ronald davis 10 dagar sedan
the chinese probably have the blueprints to all of it
Alan Ortiz Colombo
Alan Ortiz Colombo 10 dagar sedan
min 15:04 _"you are also in charge of listening to extraterrestrial contacts?" _ "That's a no-go"
nathan smiddy
nathan smiddy 10 dagar sedan
Capt. Marko Ramius: "Give me a ping, Vasily. One ping only, please." The Hunt for Red October 1990
munmun1822 12 dagar sedan
I do get smarter every time after i watch your channels ! Good job and thanks for sharing it.
Sabine Kock
Sabine Kock 12 dagar sedan
lol, they need a safeword for when he's asking about secret stuff
Arkan Hafizhul
Arkan Hafizhul 12 dagar sedan
How about lidar?
Bogdan Bora
Bogdan Bora 13 dagar sedan
you're like a drog, you don't let me work! I want 'just one more'! Thank you!
Heu Valadao
Heu Valadao 13 dagar sedan
Nice video! The Party appreciates. Glory to the CCP!
Mohd Zam Mohamed AR
Mohd Zam Mohamed AR 13 dagar sedan
Great content...!
SubmarineMagnet 14 dagar sedan
I have a question. Does plastics floating in the ocean affect sonars?
Valkyrie 14 dagar sedan
"You are now the sonar operator" first thing in my mind: I Quit, that's what I do, its way to confusing.
Valkyrie 14 dagar sedan
i want a spectographer
Valkyrie 14 dagar sedan
Hey so the Navy edited his video for him!
Curt Rose
Curt Rose 14 dagar sedan
I learned something new ...Great video . Thanks for posting it !
luggi lu
luggi lu 14 dagar sedan
This channel went a long way from flipping cats for science
Dragoş Scarlat
Dragoş Scarlat 15 dagar sedan
Ok, based on the conditions of the water such as temperature and so on, there are places where the sound doesnt get into, but I assume thats only the case of sonar while radar can get through, right?
Dan Kuehling
Dan Kuehling 15 dagar sedan
21:56 "Yeah, let me just tell you how important the Suez Canal is..." --Everybody in March of 2021.
Unknown15916 16 dagar sedan
Why is the sub called a BOAT and not a SHIP ?
Daniel Barrett
Daniel Barrett 16 dagar sedan
A bit after 1:28 you can faintly hear a sonar pulse in the background audio.
Allen Kwong
Allen Kwong 16 dagar sedan
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Mr. Blonde
Mr. Blonde 16 dagar sedan
What about LIDAR?
David M Wells
David M Wells 17 dagar sedan
This series is so cool. I actually got to tour this same submarine during "Fleet Week" here in Ft. Lauderdale, FL about 5 yrs ago.
Paten Nora
Paten Nora 17 dagar sedan
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KarIgnishaYumi 17 dagar sedan
great video
P B 17 dagar sedan
Could I use that kinda spectogram software on piano concertos so that I can isolate the orchestral accompaniment and delete the piano part? This is so that I can play along as the pianist. Does anybody know if this is possible?
Connie Vogt
Connie Vogt 17 dagar sedan
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Muhammad Haider
Muhammad Haider 17 dagar sedan
Great video thanks for the effort!
Ture Färnsten
Ture Färnsten 17 dagar sedan
North Korea be like🕵️✍️
Robert Lafnear
Robert Lafnear 18 dagar sedan
HEY... The guys at Sav-on fishing supplies have some great sonar units ... I've had one for many years, I even have an old paper chart sonar........ did you ask if they can ping Tuna or Marlin when they are out and about ?
FLUFFY BISCUIT 18 dagar sedan
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Vlad Rusu
Vlad Rusu 18 dagar sedan
Dude it`s my 5th time watching this vid
Ezekiel Hugentobler
Ezekiel Hugentobler 18 dagar sedan
radar and sonar are not the same thing lmao
Erik Papke
Erik Papke 18 dagar sedan
this might be the best video in the sub series
wfemp _
wfemp _ 18 dagar sedan
Fascinating stuff!
Willoughby Krenzteinburg
Willoughby Krenzteinburg 18 dagar sedan
I understand how the speed of sound changes with density, but why pressure?
VEI DORJE 18 dagar sedan
by using their only ears they can recognize a civilian ship from a military ship just by listening to the engines they can hear shrimp schools swimming hundreds of kilometers away from the sub thanks 4 sharing : ) ps : golden ears oreilles d'or
Brad Schneider
Brad Schneider 19 dagar sedan
Shadow zones probably are constantly changing. Much the same way hot air balloons "steer" by finding levels of directional winds
Nihar Bakshi
Nihar Bakshi 19 dagar sedan
Hello Destin, there is a video game called Dangerous Waters which is a navel warfare simulation and critics say that every aspect of the game is ultra realistic, including sonar. You should try it.
Clint Eatmon
Clint Eatmon 19 dagar sedan
Incredible video...I watched it about three times, still didn't get it all. Love your content, sir!
Ensign Funtimes
Ensign Funtimes 19 dagar sedan
I imagine the Suez Canal wasn't too busy recently...
Randy Cowart
Randy Cowart 19 dagar sedan
Media shouldn't be allowed on board to be honest, which is my motto
Tech_ 49FPV
Tech_ 49FPV 19 dagar sedan
Loved the "Metal Gear Sold" effects lmao
Michael Tang
Michael Tang 19 dagar sedan
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Kevin Browne
Kevin Browne 20 dagar sedan
Go Navy!
Anthony 20 dagar sedan
That bearing rate graph is cool, but anachronistic. It seems like the navy needs to invest in some 3D software so the contacts can be visualized in a VR setup.
anon 20 dagar sedan
This is one of the coolest videos on SEmost.
Rob Graham
Rob Graham 20 dagar sedan
issue is though that the Best Depth calculations aren't exactly 'secret' either, and can be found online at the Federation of American Scientists or in a basic sonar physics manual if you've had to deal with underwater sonar at a program level you have to know it because it can interfer with depth sounding, but the calculations change based on depth Best Depth = 17SQRTLayer Depth if the depth is less then 60 meters else it's LD + 60m.
William Henderson
William Henderson 20 dagar sedan
Really love your series - I was ET in Navy... officially trained Radar, Coms and microelectronics but worked on ASW training facility as staff for a while - helped sonar tech (that just swap boards) and operators repair many systems for our aging sonar systems - sure hope they have made improvements since then - I had to reverse engineer many HP systems to rebuild with modern components... anyhow - even old systems have a lot of classified intel - but what amazes me is how many sounds and profiles the USN has on just about everything that has ever been made known to man and how quickly they can identify just about everything on planet earth by acoustic signatures from ambient passive and active sources.
Michael Hofmann
Michael Hofmann 21 dag sedan
Our crew got invited aboard a US minesweeper in Subic Bay, and basically all our questions got answered with : thats classified :) But it was very interesting nonetheless
Lily Houw
Lily Houw 21 dag sedan
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Andreas Jönsson
Andreas Jönsson 21 dag sedan
This channel would be mandatory to kids if I were a teacher
Gabriel de lima
Gabriel de lima 21 dag sedan
21:55 imagine Suez Canal Bloked, LUL
Bowties Andbourbon
Bowties Andbourbon 22 dagar sedan
This is one of the most amazing videos I've seen on SEmost. Patriotic, extremely informative and oozing with comraderie. Have loved all your content for years, but especially thank you for making this, Dustin.
Melvin M Prasad
Melvin M Prasad 22 dagar sedan
If it's active you can cancel it
Schneef 22 dagar sedan
suez canal isnt doing so hot right now
Schneef 22 dagar sedan
no one else notice nukes rool on the monitors? at 0 minutes 53 seconds
Amateur Drone footage
Amateur Drone footage 22 dagar sedan
It's even surprising they let you on that sub in the first place , talking to you about how their sonar works , quite understandably is a no no ! Quite interesting though !
Varun Mahaptra
Varun Mahaptra 22 dagar sedan
i love your videos
Matthew Mates
Matthew Mates 23 dagar sedan
Love your You Tube site...learn something!
Batflapers 24 dagar sedan
the (awkward nerd laughter) caption literally made my night
El Rubio
El Rubio 24 dagar sedan
Hey, this was released oddly close to Cayo perico update on gta 5. Plus I know how sonar works
Paten Nora
Paten Nora 25 dagar sedan
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preuomo 25 dagar sedan
It always amazes me to learn how people learn to read "lines" on measurement machines. I was a paramedic for 2 years before becoming a firefighter and (while this is in a semi-distant past), it was mind-blowing when I first learned how to interpret 3 and 12 lead EKGS. So much information in a graphed line!
Maherda Ekananda
Maherda Ekananda 25 dagar sedan
There’s was old PC games call Jane’s 688i Hunter/Killer, then Sub Command, and the next is Dangerous Waters that simulate this very well. You can play multiplatform of submarines and also subhunter like Perry class frigates or P3 Orion and Seahawk helicopter. In sonar room, there’s screens and also bathymetry just like in this video and you can play this as you can analize target, find the depth layer to hide from active sonar and else. The information at that game is only “what is this” so all of the strategies you can find out from movies like The Hunt For Red October or browse in the internet, mostly with uncommon scientific languange that hard to understand, than try to simulate it. And it works, you can hide your sub into depth layer shadow zone, you can hide by sailing very close to a cargo ship, you can find friendly or enemy vessels between neutral civilians by reading the graph and analize the their movement, so hard or maybe I can say too hard but it’s very very very intresting when you find how to use that equipment and combat tactics and strategies that can be..... ah you make me miss that PC simulations games Destin, I remember for one simple mission just like out from harbour undetected it was 4 hours sitiing in my PC, 6 to 10 hours for mission like take a peek for enemy vessels activity, and more than 20 hours for a mission like destroying aircraft carrier in a CVN Battle Group. All with no mistakes or error tolerable even in seconds, patiently so challengeing.
SAMURAJ22 25 dagar sedan
Really good video Thank's alot friends
kathy Mountain
kathy Mountain 26 dagar sedan
Thank you so much! This was an awesome learning experience on Sonar
Stan Battle
Stan Battle 27 dagar sedan
What's the point of being so secretive??? All this stuff was known in 1945. What makes you think the Chinese don't know all this??? Does the US navy think they are being cute having their version of the KGB Officer sitting by listening???
Micheal Belt
Micheal Belt 27 dagar sedan
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Brent Blankenship
Brent Blankenship 27 dagar sedan
Really cool episode!
Tyler Durden
Tyler Durden 27 dagar sedan
Does active sonar cause whales to go deaf and beach themselves by accident?
Alvaro Gomes
Alvaro Gomes 27 dagar sedan
I love this channel and one of the most fantastic channels about what we would like to know.
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