mine countermeasures


mine countermeasures
All methods for preventing or reducing damage or danger from mines. Also called MCM.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Mine Countermeasures Force Mediterranean — Die Standing NATO Response Force Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) ist ein NATO Marineverband und Teil der NATO Response Force (NRF). Er ist wie die Standing NRF Mine Countermeasures Group 1 ein Verband von Minenabwehrfahrzeugen. Er setzt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mine Countermeasures Force South — Die Standing NATO Response Force Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) ist ein NATO Marineverband und Teil der NATO Response Force (NRF). Er ist wie die Standing NRF Mine Countermeasures Group 1 ein Verband von Minenabwehrfahrzeugen. Er setzt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mine countermeasures vessel — A mine countermeasures vessel or MCMV is a type of naval ship designed for the location of and destruction of naval mines which combines the role of a minesweeper and minehunter in one hull. The term MCMV is also applied collectively to… …   Wikipedia

  • enabling mine countermeasures — Countermeasures designed to counter mines once they have been laid. This includes both passive and active mine countermeasures. See also mine countermeasures …   Military dictionary

  • Avenger class mine countermeasures ship — Avenger class mine countermeasures ships are a class of 14 ships constructed by the United States Navy 1987–1994. The ships are designed to clear mines from vital waterways. The ships have the hull designator MCM.BackgroundIn the early 1980s, the …   Wikipedia

  • Airborne Mine Countermeasures Weapon Systems Training School (AWSTS) — Infobox Military Unit unit name=Airborne Mine Countermeasures Weapon Systems Training School (AWSTS) caption= dates=1 October 1994 Present country=United States allegiance= branch=USN type= Training Squadron role=Flight training size= command… …   Wikipedia

  • Standing NRF Mine Countermeasures Group 2 — Die Standing NATO Response Force Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) ist ein NATO Marineverband und Teil der NATO Response Force (NRF). Er ist wie die Standing NRF Mine Countermeasures Group 1 ein Verband von Minenabwehrfahrzeugen. Er setzt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Standing NRF Mine Countermeasures Group 2 — (SNMCMG2) is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) standing mine countermeasures Immediate Reaction Force. From 3 September 2001 to 1 January 2005 it was known as the Mine Countermeasures Force South (MCMFORSOUTH). From its activation on 27 …   Wikipedia

  • Bedok class mine countermeasures vessel — The Bedok class are mine countermeasures vessels (MCMVs) of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN). They play an important role in the maritime security of Singapore, ensuring that the Singapore Strait and the sea lanes surrounding Singapore remain …   Wikipedia

  • Standing NRF Mine Countermeasures Group 1 — (SNMCMG1) is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) standing mine countermeasures Immediate Reaction Forces. Prior to 1 January 2005 it was known as the NATO Mine Countermeasure Force (North) (MCMFN).SNMCMG1 is a permanently established… …   Wikipedia


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