minelaying


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minelaying

(ˈmaɪnleɪɪŋ)
n
(Military) the activity of laying explosive mines
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Noun1.minelaying - laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipmentminelaying - laying explosive mines in concealed places to destroy enemy personnel and equipment
defense, defensive measure, defence - (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program"
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The mission reported that Myanmar's army has committed widespread human rights violations against the Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine State, including killings, rapes, minelaying, destruction of property and livelihoods, torture, attacks on mosques, and forced displacement, which are crimes against humanity and amount to genocide.
In an emergency session of the Human Rights Council on the Rohingya situation and the continuing violations against them for decades, the UN Commissioner condemned widespread human rights violations in North Rakhine State against Rohingya Muslims committed by government forces, including murder, rape, minelaying, destruction of property and infrastructure, torture, attacks against places of worship and forced displacement, that are considered as genocide and crimes against humanity.
The naval command placed all its hopes on reducing enemy forces through offensive submarine and minelaying operations.
The contract is a prototype and technical documentation Vehicle minelaying erratic PMN.
Wild flew patrols and was scrambled a few times to intercept German night-bombing and minelaying aircraft, but he seldom made visual contact due to the poor Defiant performance and bad weather.
Mason, "Royal Navy Minelaying Operations, Part 1 of 2," World War II at Sea, accessed 2 May 2014, http://www.
Once more the force has to disembark, "on a report of new minelaying in the Channel" (OG 304).
The Royal Australian Air Force on the other hand, contributed aerial photo-reconnaissance and aerial minelaying.
The Navy was to tend to sea control, antisubmarine warfare, and minelaying.
To what degree can minelaying complicate PLA plans for winning a conflict, particularly a short-duration conflict, in the Taiwan Strait area?
In the future, their role will be expanded to include minelaying operations.