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
      Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE