naval mine


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naval mine

[′nā·vəl ‚mīn]
(ordnance)
An item designed to be located under water and exploded by means of propeller vibration, magnetic attraction, contact, or remote control.
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com recalls, that yesterday, old unexploded naval mine was found near 'Coral' Camping.
Committee for Mine Warfare Assessment, Naval Studies Board, National Research Council, Naval Mine Warfare: Operational and Technical Challenges for Naval Forces (Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2001), p.
The others buried the concrete blocks in the sand, fastening them with the cables to rings on the mine itself, holding it steady until the arrival of the Naval Mine Disposal Squad.
John Christenson, vice commander of the Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Command.
It will be joined by naval mine clearing assets from both the United States and the UK.
A sonar-equipped naval mine detector reportedly will be deployed today to search for metal underwater, while the Singapore Air Force will dispatch an F50 to aid in the search.
Colonel Jabar Anwar, commander of the station which houses the police force's bureau of criminal investigations, said the second bomb, consisting of a torpedo warhead and a naval mine, was defused.
Readers will find numerous non-aerial GPS applications recounted as Rip and Hasik cover everything from Army engineers and artillery to troop movements and naval mine hunting.
The area continued to be the major source of business linked clubs - such as Hughes & Lancaster FC, Rubery Owen FC, Graessers Monsanto FC, Owens Corning FC, Rogers & Jackson FC and Thomas Marshall SC, whilst in South Wales Girling FC sprang up in Cwmbran, and Milford Haven had the Royal Naval Mine Depot FC.
The central area was a mass of completed naval mine cases.
However, China appears to be providing an advanced naval mine, the EM-52 rising mine, that will significantly enhance Iranian mining capabilities.
Former Naval Mine and Anti-Submarine Warfare Commander to Lead Ship Design and Engineering Group

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