minefield density

minefield density

In land mine warfare, the average number of mines per meter of minefield front, or the average number of mines per square meter of minefield. In naval warfare, the average number of mines per nautical mile.
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Minefield density and minefield size are independent of each other and are determined by the commander and the laying crew, not the device.
The Volcano control unit generates firing signals according to the speed of the launch vehicle and the desired minefield density. The mines receive their arming signals and self-destruct time after being ejected from the canisters.