amphibious mine

amphibious mine

[am′fib·ē·əs ′mīn]
(ordnance)
A mine designed especially to hinder beach landing and river-crossing operations by damaging or destroying landing craft, small boats, water-fording vehicles, and floating bridges; it may be of various types, such as contact, controlled, or drifting.
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We are responding to the Secretary of Defense's challenge to the science and technology community to focus on new technologies which will enhance the Joint Talk Force Commander's ability to conduct seamless, amphibious mine countermeasure operations from sea-to-land.

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