Download e-book for kindle: 21st Century Complete Guide to Naval Mine Warfare: Modern by U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Navy

By U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Navy

ISBN-10: 1521423962

ISBN-13: 9781521423967

Seven particular U.S. military files offer an intensive consultant to naval mine struggle, with details on sleek mine countermeasures (MCM), marine mammal platforms, using dolphins and sea lions, natural MCM, Avenger classification, SQQ-32 Sonar, SLQ-37, SLQ-38, SLQ-48(V), MH-53E Sea Dragon Helicopters, explosive ordnance disposal, littoral wrestle send (LCS), tools of actuation, USMC Shallow Water Mine Countermeasures, and masses more.

The heritage of the ocean Mine and its persevered significance in trendy army - David Bushnell has develop into often called the daddy of mine conflict. As a scholar at Yale college, he labored at the improvement of underwater explosives. In his learn, he found that gunpowder may be exploded underwater. throughout the American Revolution Bushnell used to be approved to layout a sea mine (usually known as a "torpedo" through Bushnell) for use opposed to the British fleet.

21st Century U.S. military Mine battle - making sure worldwide entry and trade - In February 1991 the military misplaced command of the sea—the North Arabian Gulf— to greater than one thousand mines that have been sown by way of Iraqi forces. Mines seriously broken army warships, and commanders aborted an amphibious attack for worry of much more casualties. Spurred on via this event, the army has taken constant, competitive and targeted motion to make sure that it really is ready for all destiny mine "events."

Solving the Mine Countermeasures challenge: a question of concentration and precedence - This record experiences mine countermeasure operations and the way they impression on present nationwide protection and nationwide army options in addition to carrier doctrine.

Shallow-Water Mine Countermeasure power for USMC flooring Reconnaissance resources - because the Marine Corps appears to the long run with its proposal of expeditionary maneuver struggle (EMW), shallow-water mines stay a "show-stopper" to the Corps' forcible access requirement. With restricted Naval resources to be had, MAGTF commanders are nonetheless depending on Marine flooring reconnaissance resources for amphibious reconnaissance of power seashore touchdown websites -- to incorporate the detection of shallow-water mines.

The Operational results of Mine war - This paper demonstrates that naval mines are a danger to the operational commander and that there are activities he can take to lessen the operational results of mine battle. the 1st part demonstrates that mine war is a pertinent challenge for the operational commander via interpreting 3 precept relationships.

Sweeping adjustments for Mine battle: Controlling the Mine hazard - This document proposes that the U.S. army deter and, if beneficial, strive against capability minelayers through pursuing a "pro-active" offensive mine struggle procedure. critical to this proposed technique is the improvement, acquisition, and use of distant managed (RECO) mines. it truly is argued that, given the historic difficulties the U.S. has had within the sector of naval mine battle, a method geared toward the competitive deterrence of enemy mine laying be embraced to be able to undertaking forces ashore in destiny amphibious operations.

Inadequate Mine Countermeasure structures and services for destiny Amphibious Operations - while a one-thousand-dollar mine can seriously harm a one-billion-dollar ship...it is time to focus on it (Edney). the importance of mines to naval operations has been well-known in smooth struggle. for instance, in the course of the Korean struggle the manager of Naval Operations, Admiral Forrest P. Sherman saw sooner than an amphibious attack on Wonsan: in the event you cannot cross the place you need to, if you happen to are looking to, you have not bought command of the ocean. And command of the ocean is a rock-bottom beginning for all our conflict plans. we now have been very submarine-conscious and air-conscious. Now we are getting mine-conscious.

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