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U. S. Naval Station, Argentia, Newfoundland
 Mobile Mine Assembly Team 0321
Fleet Service Mine Test EASTLANT 3-65 MK 25 Mines
Fleet Service Mine Test NAVICE 2-65 MK 36 Mines
August - September 1964
 

 


[DDA-44] Pictures taken from the BOQ of the base


[DDA-45] Taken from the BOQ of the base

 


[DDA-40] MN2 Wally Sechman, MNSN Robert B. Pricer, unk, unk, MNC Daniel W. Priest

 


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[DDA-42] MN2 Wally Sechman, MNSN Robert B. Pricer,
 MNC Daniel W. Priest unk, unk,

U. S. Naval Station, Keflavik, Iceland
U. S. Naval Station, Argentia, Newfoundland

During the months of May and June 1964 members of both Mine Project FOUR and MOMAT 0321 Det ALFA deployed to the Royal Norwegian AFB, Andoya, Norway, for the assembly of mines for the FSMT EASTLANT 3-65, and, the World Wide Surveillance Program for stocks at Andoya. The completed mines were then airlifted to the U. S. Naval Station Argentia, Newfoundland.

MOMAT 0321 Det ALFA deployed to the U. S. Naval Station, Keflavik, Iceland, during the months of July and August 1964 for the assembly of mines for the FSMT NAVICE 2-65. These completed mines were also airlifted to the Naval Station, Argentia.

For the final preparation of the mines for FSMT EASTLANT 3-65 and NAVICE 2-65, MOMAT 0321 Det Alfa deployed to the U. S. Naval Station, Argentia, Newfoundland, during the months of August and September 1964.

Mine components at both sites were removed from the preposition explosive loaded mines and then installed into mine cases used for the FSMT. Replacement components brought to the respective sites were installed into the preposition mines. The results of the FSMT allowed the evaluation of the mine components at these sites.

[Above photos courtesy of Don DeCrona]



NAF Keflavik taken 11 Sep 1970
Fifth from the left standing, short guy with moustache looks like Ron O'Brien.  Attended "A" School Charleston, SC
  summer of 1967.  We called him "OB"    Thanks to Rusty McBride for this bit of information. Can anyone ID the others?

 

 


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