Demonstration of magnetic minesweeping mechanism aboard a Minesweeping Boat (MSB) underway off the shore of the United States.
United States USA Date:1958 Duration:2 min 45 sec Sound:Yes
Capabilities of a Minesweeping Boat (MSB)underway off the shore of the United States. The purpose of magnetic minesweeping is to produce a magnetic field stimulating the ship signature. The ship is equipped with gas driven generator in a generator room. Minesweeping control panel, monitoring instruments and a controller in the pilot house. Crewmen operate cable components handled by electrically driven magnetic cable reel. Animation depicts: the mechanism of generation of the magnetic field and demonstration of the jig sweep.
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