mine countermeasures


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mine countermeasures

[′mīn ′kau̇n·tər‚mezh·ərz]
(ordnance)
All methods for preventing or reducing damage or danger to ships, personnel, aircraft, and vehicles from mines.
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GSL) is looking for international companies with the technology the state-owned company needs to build 12 mine countermeasures vessels (MCMVs) for the Indian Navy.
The capabilities contained in the various mission modules directly support the three LCS primary missions C surface warfare, mine countermeasures and antisubmarine warfare.
SNMCMG2 is part of the NATO Response Force (NRF) and is the Alliance's second mine countermeasures group.
They will get first hand experience of how Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) and other mine countermeasure systems are used.
Exercises will include surface mine countermeasures, mine hunting, airborne mine countermeasures, international explosive ordnance disposal training, diving operations, small boat exercises, unmanned aerial vehicle operations, unmanned underwater vehicle operations and port clearance operations.
For a full account of the Royal Navy's demands for interoperable mine countermeasures read the full article on the Mine Countermeasures 2013 resource centre page: http://bit.
The Force was established on 27 May 1999, as a NATO Maritime Mine Countermeasures Response Force, Mediterranean, to conduct missions in peacetime, crisis and conflicts.
The Navy has made progress developing individual mine countermeasures systems and the Littoral Combat Ship.
delivered the first MCH-101 helicopter, to be used for Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) missions and transportation, to the Japan Defense Agency (JDA) in March.
With the MH-60S, they add combat search and rescue in support of strike warfare, naval special warfare, antisurface ship warfare, and organic airborne mine countermeasures capabilities.
Navy intends to deploy the first MH-60S Knighthawk helicopters equipped with organic airborne mine countermeasures with carrier battle groups in 2005.
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