Submarine mine


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See Torpedo, 2 (a).

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The need for high-volume mine delivery is understood as well, and submarine mine belts--external, conformal containers designed to carry and release large numbers of mines--are seen as a clandestine means to complement high-volume aircraft delivery.
One article emphasizes that the Soviet navy developed a "mine laying module capable of carrying 50 sea mines on either side of the submarine" and states, "For the past few years related PLA experts have expressed pronounced interest in submarine mine belts.
The device used at the Nant-y-Gro dam was a 500lb submarine mine with 279lb of explosive.

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