Mine countermeasures vessel

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A mine countermeasures vessel or MCMV is a type of naval ship designed for the location of and destruction of naval mines which combines the role of a minesweeper and minehunter in one hull.[1] The term MCMV is also applied collectively to minehunters and minesweepers.


  1. ^ Anthony F. Molland (14 October 2008). The Maritime Engineering Reference Book: A Guide to Ship Design, Construction and Operation. Elsevier. pp. 70–. ISBN 978-0-7506-8987-8. Retrieved 10 December 2011.

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