underwater demolition


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underwater demolition

The destruction or neutralization of underwater obstacles; this is normally accomplished by underwater demolition teams.
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Had navy commandos been present, they could have blown a channel through the reef, so Rear Admiral Richmond Kelly Turner called for the formation of underwater demolition teams.
Release date- 23052013 - Since last August an Atlas Copco HB 4100 hydraulic breaker has been deployed for underwater demolition near Giglio Island, Tuscany, Italy.
Prior to President Kennedy's initiation of the SEALs (Sea Air and Land Teams), the amphibious warriors were known as Underwater Demolition Teams and were trained in Oceanside, California.
Closed bell or saturation diving - using a diving bell and mixed gas for deep sea diving You could work as a diver in several industries, for example offshore oil and gas, for exploration and surveying drilling rigs and pipelines; civil engineering, for underwater demolition and salvage; fish farming or shellfish diving; the media, for stunts or underwater filming; scientific research or underwater archaeology; the police, searching for and recovering missing persons or evidence; or leisure, as a sports diver.
There is a helicopter, an elite underwater demolition team, and a team of underwater task force aboard the Turkish frigate which will arrive in the Gulf within a week and start its mission on August 5.
At Notre Dame University Midshipman School he was commissioned an ensign DVG USNR, and after Underwater Demolition School, Fort Pierce, Florida, and Amphibious School in Patuxtent, Maryland, in 1944 he became skipper of USS L6T 879 (Landing Craft Tank) which made multiple amphibious landings in the battles of New Guinea, the Leyte Gulf, Subic Bay, Lingayen Gulf, Corregidor and Manila in the Philippines in WWII.
He's eighty-five now, the only survivor of a squad of underwater demolition experts who served in his Majesty's Secret Service.
An underwater demolition expert is ordered to steal a vital Japanese code book 1959 ***
(1993) UP PERISCOPE (Five, 1.25pm) A quick-witted underwater demolition expert is ordered to steal a vital Japanese code book from a Pacific island.
Richard Widmark and Dana Andrews star in this Second World War action thriller about a team of underwater demolition experts.
* Confined charges were required for the underwater demolition of the bridge piers.
After a stint in the Navy, where he was on an underwater demolition team, the 6'6" actor returned to Hollywood and appeared on TV Westerns, including "Sugarfoot," "The Lawman," "Death Valley Days," "Wagon Train" and "Gunsmoke."

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