Accession Number:

ADA422065

Title:

Indian Rocks Beach Experiment, January-March 2003

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL RESEARCH LAB STENNIS SPACE CENTER MS

Report Date:

2004-03-22

Pagination or Media Count:

103.0

Abstract:

An experiment to characterize subsequent scour mine burial was conducted in the winter of 2003 in water depth of 13 meters near Tampa Bay, Florida. Four NRL Acoustic Instrument Mines AIMs, Six Forschungsanstalt der Bundeswehr fur Wasserschall- und Geophysik FWG Instrumented Mines and two each Inert Manta Mines, Rockan Mines and 500 lb bombs were placed on the seafloor and left for a period of approximately 64 days. The instrumented mines will provide temporal burial status the burial status of the inert assemblies was observed and noted by divers. This preliminary report includes the diver observed data upon recovery for each mine, the recorded orientation change for each FWG mine and for each AIM the recorded burial, orientation, water temperature, tide wave period and significant weight height.

Subject Categories:

  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors
  • Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE