Accession Number : ADD002385

Title :   Method and Means of Generating Gravity Waves.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : McGraw,Charles T

Report Date : 09 Sep 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a method and means of generating a wave pattern in a body of water with a period and magnitude sufficient to sweep pressure type mines. It comprises the placement and detonation of a plurality of small explosive charges in a predetermined space-time relationship.

Descriptors :   *Pressure mines, *Gravity waves, *Generators, *Patents, Mine clearance, Explosions, Detonation waves

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE