Devoted To Education And The Raising Of Awareness Concerning Mines

Need to Know: Not Your Grandfather’s Weapons that Wait

Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Michael M. Gilday has good reason to recall the morning of 18 February 1991, during Operation Desert Storm. The USS Princeton (CG-59) was patrolling off Failaka Island in the northern Persian Gulf, with a young Gilday in the cruiser’s crew. At 0715 local time, two MN103 Manta bottom multiple-influence mines (each armed with 325 pounds of HBX explosive) fired.

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Message from Our President

Dear MINWARA Members, Good day from the Mine Warfare Association. Thank you all so very much for your continued enthusiasm and support for the Mine Warfare Association (MINWARA, www.minwara.org), our...

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2020 USNI & MINWARA Essay Winners

History of the Contest: In 2012 the Mine Warfare Association leadership approached the U.S. Naval Institute with the idea of sponsoring an essay contest exploring the subject of mine warfare....

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – NDIA Meetings, Conferences & Events are currently proceeding as planned. The National Defense Industrial Association is closely following developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and currently we are...

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2019 USNI & MINWARA Essay Winners

History of the Contest: In 2012 the Mine Warfare Association leadership approached the U.S. Naval Institute with the idea of sponsoring an essay contest exploring the subject of mine warfare....

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2018 USNI & MINWARA Essay Winners

History of the Contest: In 2012 the Mine Warfare Association leadership approached the U.S. Naval Institute with the idea of sponsoring an essay contest exploring the subject of mine warfare....

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Arete Associates

Areté Associates was founded over 40 years ago, tasked by the DoD to solve the challenge of detecting weak signals in heavy clutter over very wide areas. Today, Areté continues...

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