By U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Navy
The heritage of the ocean Mine and its persevered significance in present day army - David Bushnell has turn into often called the daddy of mine struggle. As a scholar at Yale college, he labored at the improvement of underwater explosives. In his study, he found that gunpowder will be exploded underwater. in the course of the American Revolution Bushnell was once approved to layout a sea mine (usually often called a "torpedo" via Bushnell) for use opposed to the British fleet.
21st Century U.S. army Mine war - making sure international entry and trade - In February 1991 the army misplaced command of the sea—the North Arabian Gulf— to greater than 1000 mines that have been sown via Iraqi forces. Mines critically broken army warships, and commanders aborted an amphibious attack for worry of much more casualties. Spurred on by means of this event, the military has taken constant, competitive and targeted motion to make sure that it's ready for all destiny mine "events."
Solving the Mine Countermeasures challenge: a question of concentration and precedence - This rfile stories mine countermeasure operations and the way they influence on present nationwide safeguard and nationwide army thoughts in addition to provider doctrine.
Shallow-Water Mine Countermeasure power for USMC floor Reconnaissance resources - because the Marine Corps appears to the long run with its notion of expeditionary maneuver battle (EMW), shallow-water mines stay a "show-stopper" to the Corps' forcible access requirement. With constrained Naval resources on hand, MAGTF commanders are nonetheless depending on Marine floor reconnaissance resources for amphibious reconnaissance of power seashore touchdown websites -- to incorporate the detection of shallow-water mines.
The Operational results of Mine conflict - This paper demonstrates that naval mines are a risk to the operational commander and that there are activities he can take to minimize the operational results of mine struggle. the 1st part demonstrates that mine war is a pertinent challenge for the operational commander via interpreting 3 precept relationships.
Sweeping adjustments for Mine struggle: Controlling the Mine danger - This document proposes that the U.S. army deter and, if invaluable, strive against capability minelayers via pursuing a "pro-active" offensive mine conflict procedure. significant to this proposed procedure is the improvement, acquisition, and use of distant managed (RECO) mines. it really is argued that, given the old difficulties the us has had within the quarter of naval mine war, a technique aimed toward the competitive deterrence of enemy mine laying be embraced which will undertaking forces ashore in destiny amphibious operations.
Inadequate Mine Countermeasure platforms and services for destiny Amphibious Operations - whilst a one-thousand-dollar mine can critically 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, throughout the Korean struggle the manager of Naval Operations, Admiral Forrest P. Sherman saw sooner than an amphibious attack on Wonsan: if you happen to cannot pass the place you need to, if you are looking to, you have not acquired command of the ocean. And command of the ocean is a rock-bottom beginning for all our struggle plans. now we have been very submarine-conscious and air-conscious. Now we are getting mine-conscious.
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21st Century Complete Guide to Naval Mine Warfare: Modern MCM Systems, Marine Mammal Systems, Dolphins, Sea Lions, Avenger-Class, Mine Countermeasures, Mine Threat Control by U.S. Government,Department of Defense,U.S. Navy