Accession Number : ADD014784

Title :   Chute River Mine Sweep.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 26 Aug 68, patented 20 Nov 90,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Tolbert, William H ; Salsman, Garrett G

Report Date : 20 Nov 1990

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A water fillable chute, to be employed as a submerged tractor device is connected to a plurality of wire severing grapnels by means of a metallic chain for sweeping command type river mines. Keywords: Patents; Minesweeping equipment; Mine clearance/rivers; Wire/cutters/grapnels; Underwater mines; Controlled/moored mines; Cable cutting devices.

Descriptors :   CABLE CUTTING DEVICES, CHAINS, CONTROLLED MINES, CUTTERS, GRAPNELS, METALS, MINE CLEARANCE, MINESWEEPING EQUIPMENT, MOORED MINES, PATENTS, RIVERS, TRACTORS, UNDERWATER, UNDERWATER MINES, WATER, WIRE

Subject Categories : Underwater Ordnance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE