Accession Number:

ADA318711

Title:

Evaluation of Mine Threat

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SACLANT UNDERSEA RESEARCH CENTRE LA SPEZIA (ITALY)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

56.0

Abstract:

This report describes methods for incorporating ship count distributions into the calculation of both the mine threat to target vessels and the number of expected casualties, prior to and after the execution of mine countermeasures MCM operations. The theory is developed for the scenarios of a target transiting along and constrained to a channel, and a target patrolling within an area. Detailed mathematical descriptions are provided of the methods developed to evaluate the mine threat. A comparison is made between the results predicted by the proposed algorithms and those produced by a Monte Carlo simulation. Algorithmic descriptions are given suitable for computer implementation.

Subject Categories:

  • Land Mine Warfare

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE