Accession Number : AD0896041

Title :   Preliminary Report on Collection of Scientific Data.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept. 3 Dec 51-21 Feb 52,

Corporate Author : YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CT

Personal Author(s) : McKeehan, L. W.

Report Date : 14 MAR 1952

Pagination or Media Count : 37

Abstract : Operation MUD was suggested by the Office of Naval Research early in October, 1951, as a cooperative research project to provide the mine countermeasures program of the Navy with additional basic data concerning the physical behavior of ground mines and the environmental conditions affecting their spotting and location. This is a report on this operation.

Descriptors :   *WATER ENTRY), (*MINELAYING, NAVAL MINES), (*NAVAL MINES, AERIAL MINES, AERIAL MINE WARFARE, DETECTION, POSITION FINDING, SONAR EQUIPMENT, IDENTIFICATION SYSTEMS, MINESWEEPERS, RIVERS, RADAR TARGETS, SOUND RANGING, SONAR PULSES, REFLECTIVITY.

Subject Categories : Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE