Accession Number : ADD012896
Title : Explosively Actuated Mine Cable Marker Device.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Kirkland,James L
Report Date : 19 Aug 1986
Pagination or Media Count : 5
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).
Descriptors : *PATENTS, *EXPLOSIVE ACTUATORS, *MARKERS, CABLES, MOORED MINES, ACTUATION, CUTTERS, RESPONSE, CABLE CUTTING DEVICES, CLAMPS, MINESWEEPING, SMOKE, FLARES, DEFORMATION
Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE