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Mk 67 Submarine Launched Mobile Mine

The Mk 67 Submarine Launched Mobile Mine (SLMM) was developed as a submarine deployed mine for use in areas inaccessible for other mine deployment techniques or for covert mining of hostile environments, in order to restrict ship and submarine traffic. The SLMM is a shallow water mine, consisting of a modified Mk 37 torpedo with a mine target detection device.

Status

In active service

Characteristics

Dimensions
Length: 4.9 meters 13.42 feet
Width: 48.3 centimeters 19 inches
Weight
Weight: 800 kilograms 1 765 pounds
Warhead weight: 150 kilograms 330 pounds
Features
Maximum depth: 182 meters 600 feet
Miscellaneous
Detection system: Magnetic/seismic or Magnetic/seismic/pressure target detection devices (TDDs)
Warhead: High explosive

Timeline

1983 - Date deployed