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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For the first time, Mine Countermeasure Exercise has also been scheduled concurrently with Exercise Naseem Al Bahr.
Many mine countermeasure platforms--such as some airborne systems--were slated for retirement years ago, yet continue to be used in operations, said Neal Kusumoto, technical director of mine warfare at the Surface and Mine Warfare Development Center.
HM-14 and HM-15 supported HAWKEX and VULCANEX, exercises which provide an opportunity for HMs to receive advanced readiness training in airborne mine countermeasures, surface mine countermeasures, and underwater mine countermeasures.
Thales is launching Pathmaster, the most advanced unmanned mine countermeasures system for deployment by any naval vessel.
Communications and information technology company Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) announced on Monday the award of an IDIQ contract with a ceiling value of USD228m to support the US Navy's maritime mine countermeasures (MCM) efforts.
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.
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.
GAO assessed the Navy's progress in (1) developing new mine countermeasures systems, including the Littoral Combat Ship, and (2) introducing these new capabilities to the fleet.
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.
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