Accession Number : ADD007198

Title :   Marine Mine.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Jones,Harry S ; Kirkpatrick,David B ; Wilson,Robert G

Report Date : 12 Feb 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 22

Abstract : In a pressure responsive mine having a casing and an arming and firing circuit therein, a pressure responsive device is mounted in the casing and exposed to the pressure of the sea water, a second pressure responsive device mounted in the casing, a fluid connection between the first and second pressure responsive devices, a third pressure responsive device mounted in the casing, a restricted fluid pressure responsive connection between the second and third pressure responsive devices, and a circuit making and breaking device positioned in the restricted connection between the second and third pressure responsive devices and connected in the arming and firing circuit. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Naval mines, *Pressure mines, Firing mechanisms(Ammunition), Pressure signatures, Arming devices, Firing circuits, Dual mode, Hydrostatic pressure, Pressure gradients, Hydraulic equipment, Magnetic mines, Magnetic fields

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE