Accession Number:

ADD012896

Title:

Explosively Actuated Mine Cable Marker Device.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-08-19

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

A device for clamping a marker to a mine mooring cable upon severing by a cutter utilizes a V-shaped body having a liner that is explosively deformed into clamping engagement with the cable in response to cutter actuation. A smoke flare is included and ignited to provide a prolonged locating signal. Patents.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE