Areas mined can be in river, harbor, channels and coastal water and various types of mines used are explained.
United States USA Date:1942 Duration:3 min 19 sec Sound:Yes
Characteristics and capabilities of Minesweeper ships. These ships are equipped for detecting, destroying, removing or neutralizing explosive marine mines. The ships underway at a sea. Animated map shows the locations of mines. Mines can be laid in river, harbor, channels and coastal water. Animated diagram show 'moored' and 'bottom' types of mines. Contact mines and influence mines are explained. The influence mines can explode by magnetic, acoustic and pressure influence. The Ocean Minesweepers are called as MSO, the Coastal Minesweepers are called as MCS, the Shallow Minesweepers are called MSL and Harbor Minesweepers are called as MSB.
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