acoustic mine


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acoustic mine

[ə′küs·tik ′mīn]
(ordnance)
A naval mine which is activated by acoustic means.
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Later, as navigator of MGB 42, Burke set course for Penzance and ran over an acoustic mine which blew the stern off.
The system, called UISS, will consist of a small, unmanned surface boat that mimics the magnetic signature or acoustic sounds of a ship, causing magnetic and acoustic mines to detonate.
The simple, lightweight acoustic transducer is capable of simulating the sound of passing ships, thereby triggering acoustic mines.

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