limpet mine


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limpet mine

nHaftmine f

limpet mine

n (Mil) → mignatta
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Further, the hand grenade and limpet mine were described as "similar to those used in the Sasol oil storage tank explosions" which had been linked to ANC sabotage resistance tactics.
In one of the acts two frogmen dived into the tank and placed a mock limpet mine on what was supposed to be the side of a German ship.
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For in the tube between bladder and kidney lay a limpet mine of cancer.
The Lib Dems would prefer a limpet mine to Lembit as their candidate in the next election for London Mayor.
Freed from bureaucratic shackles, the men and women of this secret organization developed armaments ranging from the limpet mine (responsible for sinking numerous enemy ships while anchored at harbor) to a giant, bridge-carrying assault tank.
AIR WAR: Dogfight trails over St Paul's dome in London during the Battle of Britain in the summer of 1940 SABOTAGE: Damage done to the Rainbow Warrior''s hull by the French limpet mine.
As an aside, not really detracting from the key messages being conveyed by the author, I would like to point out the difficulty for a hostile swimmer of affixing an explosive charge or limpet mine on the hull of the Staten Island Ferry while it is discharging or loading passengers (see page 107 of Dr.
HOLL OVER HIM: Christian Dailly sticks to Patrick Kluivert like a limpet mine to ensure a day of despair for the Dutch striker, below
In 1942 the 1,787-ton Ravenspoint was sunk in Gibraltar harbour by a limpet mine but salvage teams soon refloated her.
In the American experience, the first use of UWIEDs came in September 1776, when the patriot (or, in English eyes, terrorist) David Bushnell attempted to fix a limpet mine on Lord Howe's flagship HMS Eagle in the Hudson River.