contact mine


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contact mine

[′kän‚takt ‚mīn]
(ordnance)
A mine that is fired when struck by the hull of a passing ship.
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During the 1980s "tanker war" in the Arabian Gulf, for example, M/V Bridgeton struck a contact mine but was able to remain under way and thereafter served (inadvertently) as a guinea pig/ minesweeper of sorts, leading the way for the U.
With resolution of the legal issues, all accrued liabilities related to the Contact Mine are extinguished, resulting in the elimination of approximately $3.
Magnetic mines differed from the floating contact mines often seen in films.
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Noting that the freedom of peaceful navigation is vital even during times of war, Article 1 of this agreement forbade the use of unanchored automatic contact mines unless they were designed to disarm themselves no more than an hour after being deployed.
Metaline Contact Mines (OTC: MTLI) is proud to announce the very first dividend in its 84-year history.
Gold was originally discovered in 1935, and since then the property has been explored at various times by several companies including Leitch Gold Mines, Sudbury Contact Mines, St.
Today, in addition to traditional, low-technology contact mines, the Navy can expect to encounter far more advanced systems that incorporate magnetic, acoustic, seismic, underwater electric potential, pressure, delayed arming mechanisms, propulsion systems, coatings and camouflage techniques that make mines more difficult to detect.
MURRAY, Idaho -- Metaline Contact Mines (OTCBB:MTLI) is pleased to provide the following revised dates and airtimes for NFL Films Presents' presentation of "Silver and Gold.
Juniors like Mustang Minerals and Wallbridge Mining both have base metal exploration projects west and east of Kirkland Lake, while diamond hunters such as Sudbury Contact Mines, Dianor Resources and Tres-Or Resources are finding kimberlites in the Timiskaming-Hailey-bury-Cobalt areas.
Sudbury Contact Mines Limited today announced results from its on-going core drilling program on its 100%- owned Timiskaming Diamond Project, located 550 kilometres north of Toronto.
Beasley owns the mine and leases it to his mining company, Metaline Contact Mines (OTCBB:MTLI).