Accession Number : ADD014614

Title :   Resonant Acousticmagnetic Minisweeper.

Descriptive Note : Patent, filed 19 Jan 76, patented 3 Jul 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Gould, Paul F

Report Date : 03 Jul 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A system for sweeping acoustic and magnetic mines or a combination of both is disclosed as comprising a pair of spatially disposed magnetic pipes that are held in their respective spatial dispositions by front and rear straps, by hinges in such manner that it is also disposed between said pair of spatially disposed magnetic pipes. A tractor vehicle moves all of the aforesaid pipes and their associated elements as a unit along a course intended to be cleared of acoustic and/or magnetic mines. Patents. (rh)

Descriptors :   *MAGNETIC MINES, *MAGNETIC MINESWEEPING, *PATENTS, HINGES, MAGNETIC FIELDS, PIPES, STRAPS, TRACTORS, VEHICLES

Subject Categories : Undersea and Antisubmarine Warfare
      Magnetic & Electric Fld Detection & Detectors
      Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE