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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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.
There was no problem with the air, but the water was filled with acoustic mines, which are drawn by sound into the propeller.
The simple, lightweight acoustic transducer is capable of simulating the sound of passing ships, thereby triggering acoustic mines.

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