influence mine


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influence mine

A mine actuated by the effect of a target on some physical condition in the vicinity of the mine or on radiations emanating from the mine. See also mine.
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Tenders are invited for Empty Hardware For Influence Mine Mk-Ii To Arde Drg.
China's remotely controlled mines, such as the EM-53 bottom influence mine, can be deployed and deactivated by acoustic codes to allow the safe passage of friendly vessels through a mined area and then reactivated to attack adversary ships and submarines.
Stephen Hughes recently left for Leicester but although we came through together, his career doesn't influence mine, I just want to stay involved and try helping Rangers to win the title.
EDO is the world's leading provider of influence mine countermeasures.
Contact mines, floating or attached to a cable anchored on the sea floor, detonate upon collision, while influence mines are detonated by a range of 'signatures' - acoustic, seismic, magnetic forces and pressure - which can all be set off by a ship passing overhead.