Once settled on the seabed the vessel can then close to remove the DWEMLB using an ROV and prepare for placing the countermining
A first attempt to destroy the mine was thwarted when the countermining
charge misfired, but the team succeeded at the second attempt.
This will be followed by a session that will take a closer look at the latest trends in naval warfare including: Low intensity surface and underwater naval warfare and the potential challenges faced by GCC states; UAVs in sea operations for offensive and defensive missions, and; Harnessing new technologies for countermining
The book covers all aspects of the campaign especially the military engineering, including mining and countermining
, the fashioning of wire entanglements, the laying of torpedo fields and the construction of underground shelters to protect the men of both sides who manned these works.
JP 3-15 added numerous appendices pertaining to mobility and countermobility capabilities, mining capabilities and countermeasures (it removes the term countermining
), and improvised explosive device defeat.