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Soldiers train with remote-controlled mine-clearing system

Soldiers train with remote-controlled mine-clearing system

Tripping improvised explosive devices and unexploded ordnance in a controlled way to avoid Soldier injury has become an automated process now for Soldiers here and at Fort Bliss, Texas. Soldiers are now training on the M160 MV4 DOK-ING, a remote-controlled, […]


French Army Seeks Russian Mine Detectors

French Army Seeks Russian Mine Detectors

French Army experts have expressed interest in Russian improvised explosive device detection systems, following a recent visit to a Moscow Region training ground, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Col. Sergei Vlasov said on Monday. The French experts saw Russian army mine-clearers […]


South Korean Navy Orders Thales Minesweeping Equipment

South Korean Navy Orders Thales Minesweeping Equipment

Thales has been awarded a contract to supply minesweeping equipment for the Republic of Korea Navy’s (ROKN) new Mine Sweeper Hunters. The contract signed with ITT Corporation (now ITT Exelis) is for the supply of three ship sets of Advanced […]


Bluefin’s Advanced UUVs for Navy’s LCS Surface Mine Countermeasures

Bluefin’s Advanced UUVs for Navy’s LCS Surface Mine Countermeasures

Bluefin Robotics, a leader in the design and manufacturing of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) is being awarded a subcontract from General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems for engineering and manufacturing of the Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (SMCM UUV). As […]


Raytheon Contracted For Airborne Mine Neutralization System

Raytheon Contracted For Airborne Mine Neutralization System

Tewksbury MA: Raytheon received a $14.6 million U.S. Navy contract to produce and deliver AN/ASQ-235 Airborne Mine Neutralization Systems. AMNS, an essential component of the Navy’s organic mine countermeasures family of systems, is deployed by the MH-60S multimission helicopter to […]


Navy’s new mine hunter enters service

Navy’s new mine hunter enters service

To tackle the abundant and significant threat of sea mines, the Royal Navy’s new unmanned, underwater ‘robots’ have entered service following successful trials at the end of last year. Modern mines are capable of being triggered by just the sound […]


New engineer excavator stands up to anti-tank mine

New engineer excavator stands up to anti-tank mine

The Army’s new High Mobility Engineer Excavator saved the life of a Soldier in Iraq May 29, when an anti-tank mine exploded as he was digging a culvert trench near South Balad Ruz. The device exploded and immobilized the Army’s […]


Saab to Upgrade Mine Disposal Vehicles for Swedish Navy

Saab to Upgrade Mine Disposal Vehicles for Swedish Navy

Saab has received an order from FMV, the Swedish Defence Material Administration, for a midlife upgrade of Double Eagle Mk. I mine disposal vehicle systems to Double Eagle Mk. II status. The order comprises five Double Eagle Mk mine disposal […]


Test Facility Aims To Improve Land Mine Detection Equipment

Test Facility Aims To Improve Land Mine Detection Equipment

Atlanta GA: Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have built a test facility to evaluate and enhance sensors designed to detect buried land mines. The unique automated system measures the response of individual electromagnetic induction sensors or arrays of […]


 
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