HUNT (M-29) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Mine Warfare


Country of Origin: Britain

The HUNT-class ships are equipped for minehunting and minesweeping duties. They employ a towed wire sweep to cut mooring mines, enabling the buoyant case to be destroyed on the surface. They also can use influence sweeps, which simulate noise and magnetic signature, to destroy ground mines on the sea bed. Minehunting operations use sonar to identify mines and divers or remotely operated vehicles to place explosives to destroy them. The HUNT class is also used for fishery-protection...

 

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