Accession Number:

ADA017318

Title:

Mine Warfare History and Technology

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SURFACE WEAPONS CENTER WHITE OAK LAB SILVER SPRING MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

The history of mine warfare is traced. Technological advances applied to mine development and use have demonstrated an increasing effectiveness at modest cost. The efficacy of mines, if fully exploited, should have an important deterrent effect on conventional wars.

Subject Categories:

  • Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE