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A U.S. defense official said the Navy began listening for the Titan immediately after the vessel lost communication with the mother ship, approximately an hour and 45 minutes into its mission Sunday morning.
The official said the Navy’s top secret acoustic detection system picked sounds that were consistent with either an explosion or an implosion near where the Titan was found on Thursday.
The Navy passed on that information to the Coast Guard which continued its search because the Navy did not consider the data to be definitive.
“While not definitive, this information was immediately shared with the Incident Commander to assist with the ongoing search and rescue mission,” the official said …
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