countermine

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Synonyms for countermine

(military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by the enemy

destroy property or hinder normal operations

destroy enemy mines with one's own mines

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Once settled on the seabed the vessel can then close to remove the DWEMLB using an ROV and prepare for placing the countermining charge.
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 operations.
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.