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United States of America - Naval aviation and armament

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - MINES

Type

Year

Type of  laying

Type of fuse

Carried on

Targets

Lying depth, m

Full

mass,kg

Explosive

mass, kg

Naval blockade mine 1905 moored contact surface ships surface ships   574 113
Mk 1 1908 moored contact surface ships surface ships      
Mk 2 1909 moored contact surface ships surface ships     79
Mk 3 1910 moored contact surface ships surface ships     54
Mk 4 1912 moored contact surface ships surface ships     113
Mk 5 1914 moored contact surface ships surface ships   771 227
drifting Mk 1 1915 drifting contact + antenna surface ships surface ships      
Mk 6 1917 moored antenna surface ships submarines 900 635 136
drifting Mk 2   drifting magnetic + antenna surface ships surface ships      
drifting Mk 3 1923 drifting antenna surface ships surface ships      
drifting Mk 4   drifting acoustic + antenna surface ships surface ships      
drifting Mk 5 1924 drifting acoustic + antenna submarine Argonaut surface ships      
drifting Mk 6 1925 drifting antenna surface ships (DCR) drifting ships   318 164
Mk 10 1925 moored contact submarines (TT) surface ships   798 136
Mk 10 mod. 1   moored contact submarines (TT) surface ships   816 - 870 190
Mk 10 mod. 3   moored magnetic submarines (TT) surface ships, submarines   816 - 870 190
Mk 10 mod. 7   moored magnetic PT boats surface ships, submarines   816 - 870 190
Mk 10 mod. 11   moored contact submarine Argonaut surface ships, submarines   816 - 870 227
Mk 11 1931 moored antenna submarine Argonaut surface ships, submarines   850 227
Mk 12   ground magnetic submarines (TT) surface ships, submarines   655 / 723 499 / 567
Mk 12 mod. 3   ground magnetic submarines (TT) surface ships, submarines   630 / 680 481 / 544
Mk 16   moored antenna surface ships submarines 900 925 272
Mk 16 mod. 2   moored acoustic surface ships submarines 900 925 272
Mk 17   ground magnetic submarines (TT) submarines   828 624
Mk 18   ground magnetic surface ships surface ships, submarines   925 612
drifting Mk 7 1942 drifting antenna surface ships surface ships     237
Mk 20   ground by wires surface ships surface ships   197 136
Mk 27   mobile ground magnetic submarines (TT) surface ships, submarines can move up to 4.1 nm (10.5 kts)   398
Mk 37   ground by wires surface ships surface ships   335 272

 

Ivan Gogin, 2008