magnetic mine


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(nautical) a marine mine that is detonated by a mechanism that responds to magnetic material (as the steel hull of a ship)

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Magnetic mines differed from the floating contact mines often seen in films.
A huge seven-foot long German ground mine was originally designed as a magnetic mine to sink or damage ships.
Also of interest is its restoration of the anchor from Isle of Man Steam Packet ferry Mona's Queen, retrieved from her wreck on May 29, last year, 70 years to the day when she was sunk by a magnetic mine while serving in the Dunkirk evacuation.
It was designed as a magnetic mine for use against ships.
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Suicide jacket, anti-tank mines, magnetic mines, prepared remote-controlled IEDs, remote-controlled receivers, detonators and communication equipment bearing Afghan mobile company signature were recovered from the suicide bombers.
Suicide jacket, anti tank mines, magnetic mines, prepared remote control improvised explosive devices (IEDs), remote control receivers, detonators and communication equipment bearing Afghan mobile company signature were recovered from suicide bombers, the ISPR statement added.
Suicide Jacket, anti-tank mines, magnetic mines, prepared remote control IEDs, remote control receivers, detonators and communication equipment bearing Afghan mobile company signature were recovered from suicide bombers', ISPR release said.
The ISPR further said, 'Suicide jackets, anti-tank mines, magnetic mines, prepared remote-controlled Improvised Explosive Devices, remote-controlled receivers, detonators and communications equipment bearing [an] Afghan mobile company's signature were recovered from the possession of the militants.
During the Second World War, Carling went to work for the Admiralty on magnetic mines and torpedoes.
The ship, which was launched in 1953 and has a hull made from wood to avoid detonating magnetic mines, sank last month.
The unmanned Influence Sweep System program is intended to develop a technology that can detect acoustic and magnetic mines and be deployed from the littoral combat ship.
In the World War II it was used to control the anti-aircraft guns defending the Milford Haven Waterway and to plot the position of German air dropped magnetic mines.
Contract Awarded for An unmanned surface vehicle designed to sweep for acoustic and magnetic mines from the Littoral Combat Ship