SaiK wrote:yup.. what prevents us to house an ASW sonar on a bow?
The usefulness of the sonar, if the ship is traveling at higher speeds. Bow Sonars degrade in scanning, with higher wakes and turbulence that is caused when ships travel at a higher speed. Corvettes, Frigates and Destroyers are the best ships for ASW, since they can sprint to the sub, and they have towed sonars, that are more effective since they are at a distance from the ships wake/turbulence.
However, I am surprised over the lack of a bulbous bow, since it usually gives bigger ship less drag, thus allowing greater speeds and fuel efficiency.