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Self-contained explosive device placed in water to damage or destroy surface ships or submarines. Wikipedia

  • Torpedo

    Underwater ranged weapon launched above or below the water surface, self-propelled towards a target, and with an explosive warhead designed to detonate either on contact with or in proximity to the target. Called an automotive, automobile, locomotive or fish torpedo; colloquially a fish. Wikipedia

  • Anti-submarine warfare

    Branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, submarines, or other platforms, to find, track, and deter, damage, and/or destroy enemy submarines. Such operations are typically carried out to protect friendly shipping and coastal facilities from submarine attacks and to overcome blockades. Wikipedia

  • Land mine

    Explosive device concealed under or on the ground and designed to destroy or disable enemy targets, ranging from combatants to vehicles and tanks, as they pass over or near it. Typically detonated automatically by way of pressure when a target steps on it or drives over it, although other detonation mechanisms are also sometimes used. Wikipedia

  • Anti-tank mine

    Type of land mine designed to damage or destroy vehicles including tanks and armored fighting vehicles. Compared to anti-personnel mines, anti-tank mines typically have a much larger explosive charge, and a fuze designed only to be triggered by vehicles or, in some cases, tampering with the mine. Wikipedia

  • Shell (projectile)

    Payload-carrying projectile that, as opposed to a solid round shot, contains an explosive, incendiary or other chemical fillings, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid kinetic projectiles properly termed shot. Used. Wikipedia

  • Anti-submarine weapon

    Any one of a number of devices that are intended to act against a submarine and its crew, to destroy (sink) the vessel or reduce its capability as a weapon of war. Anti-submarine weapon is usually a projectile, missile or bomb that is optimized to destroy submarines. Wikipedia


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    • Negotiations with Spain continued as the court considered the evidence, but on March 20, the court ruled that the Maine was blown up by an underwater mine.William McKinley-Wikipedia
    • Following the end of World War II in 1945, the Kriegsmarine's remaining ships were divided up among the Allied powers and were used for various purposes including minesweeping.Kriegsmarine-Wikipedia
    • While the Ottomans remained neutral, supplies could still be sent to Russia through the Dardanelles but prior to the Ottoman entry into the war, the straits had been closed; in November the Ottomans began to mine the waterway.Gallipoli campaign-Wikipedia
    • Although not mentioned in the circular letter, engineer corps were also formed, principally to place underwater mines for port defence.Volunteer Force-Wikipedia
    • This period also allowed Japan "to embrace the revolutionary new technologies embodied in torpedoes, torpedo-boats and mines, of which the French at the time were probably the world's best exponents".Imperial Japanese Navy-Wikipedia
    • The 22d maintained a strategic bombardment alert posture from 1973–1982, but in 1978 it added conventional warfare missions, including mine-laying and sea reconnaissance/surveillance.March Air Reserve Base-Wikipedia

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