underwater-mine fairing

underwater-mine fairing

[¦ən·dər¦wȯd·ər ′mīn ‚fer·iŋ]
(ordnance)
An item designed to be mounted on an underwater mine; it is shaped to reduce or equally distribute air resistance when suspended and launched from an aircraft, and it may have collapsible fins.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.