To what minimum depth must a mine be
jettisoned to be considered jettison safe and
not constitute a hazard?
REVIEW NUMBER 4 ANSWERS
A nose fairing and box fins are used on the Mk
55 mine for drop stability.
The Mk 55 mine is equipped with suspension
lugs 30 inches apart.
REVIEW NUMBER 5 ANSWERS
Normally, mines are received aboard ship in
configurations C and D.
The assembly of mines is the responsibility of
a mobile mine assembly group (MOMAG).
A mine must be jettisoned to a minimum depth
of 800 feet (243.8 meters) to be considered
jettison safe and not constitute a hazard.