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Flashcards in Air-Laid Mines And Torpedoes Deck (35):
1

A MK 46 Mods torpedo can be assembled into how many recoverable exercise configurations

Three

2

To suspend MK 46 torpedoes from the bomb racks or shackles of the launching aircraft , which of the following suspension band configurations can be used

Two MK 78 Mod 0 only

3

Component location information for a MK 46 torpedo is contained in what NAVSEA publication

SW512-AO-ASY-010

4

To ensure a predictable air trajectory and water entry without causing structural damage to a MK 46 torpedo , what means is used

Air stabilizer

5

What is the major advantage of using Otto II fuel in torpedoes

It requires a short turnaround time for exercise weapons

6

Otto fuel II safety , storage , and handling instructions are contained in which of the following NAVSEA publications

S6349-AA-MMA-010

7

When a person is initially exposed to Otto II fuel vapors , what symptoms could occur

All answers are correct
A. Headache and dizziness
B. Nasal congestion
C. A drop in blood pressure

8

Aircraft laid mines are used in which of the following types of operations

Offensive or defensive

9

Magnetic , acoustic , and pressure mines are grouped into which of the general classifications

Influence only

10

Depending on the type of mine , the explosive system may contain which of the following components

A booster , a main charge , and an initiating system

11

Air-laid mines contain which of the following types of explosives

HBX, Comp B , H6 or TNT

12

The arming device in an air-laid mine consist of a _____ switch piston and a ______ aligning piston

Hydrostatic , explosive

13

A MK 63 service mine is classified as what type of mine

A bottom mine

14

What safety device is used in a MK 65 mine

MK 45

15

Mines must be jettisoned in water that is at least how many feet deep

800

16

What is the primary weapon used in anti submarine warfare

The torpedo

17

what torpedo is one of the primary weapons used in antisubmarine warfare (ASW)

MK 46 Mods

18

the MK 46 Mods torpedo can be assembled into one warshot (tactical) and how many recoverable exercise torpedo ( REXTORP) configurations

three

19

what torpedo is the next generation lightweight , variable speed , antisubmarine torpedo that combines the MK 50 search and homing system with the propulsion system of the MK 46 torpedo for optimized performance in shallow water

MK 54

20

the MK 31 Mod 0 or what other air stabilizers are used on torpedoes configured for helicopters

MK 31 Mod 1

21

what is the propellant for the propulsion system of the MK 46 Mods and MK 54 Mods torpedo

Otto Fuel II

22

when in a thin layer , such as a spill , stain , or leak , Otto FuelII is what color

yellow-orange

23

what is the ingredient of medical concern in Otto Fuel II

nitrated ester

24

the primary objective of what is effectively defend or control vital straits , port approaches , convoy anchorages , and seaward coastal barriers

naval mines

25

what is the principal method of making large-scale mining attacks on enemy coastal and port areas

aircraft mine delivery

26

mines are classified by intended use , method of delivery , position assumed when laid , method of actuation , or what else

weight

27

what is the main element of the mine

mine case

28

the amount of explosives used in air-laid mines ranges from 160 pounds to how many pounds

1,300

29

what devices are usually small explosives that blow or open a hole in the mine case to sink it

auxiliary

30

what is a combination of a hydrostatic switch piston and an explosive aligning piston

arming device

31

what mechanisms are the only type of firing mechanisms currently used in aircraft mines

influence-actuated

32

what type of mine is fired by the initiation of an enclosed microphone which picks up the sound waves generated by a nearby ship's rotating screws or other operating machinery

acoustic

33

the MK 65 Mods mine is a how many pound , air-laid , all modular , influence actuated , bottom mine used against submarine and surface target

2,000 lb

34

to conform to safety and ammunition stowage requirements , mines are normally received aboard ship in what assembly configurations

C or D

35

no mine is jettisoned safe in water that is less than how many feet deep with positive assurance that it isn't a hazard

800