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Why were submarines not made sound proof? They were and are Anechoic tiles Accoustic quieting Stealth coatings We have to remember that the term soundproof suggests an unreachable ideal terrestrially. All real-world soundproofing systems are only partially effective. You can reduce sound but you can never completely eliminate it in practise (outside a ...


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While a staple of entertainment, single transient noises from the crew are not that significant in locating a submarine as there are many sources of biological noise in the ocean. Far more significant are rhythmic/cyclic noises from machinery that are both 'louder' and have patterns that make them easier to pick out. Therefore Submarines are 'sound ...


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