The Defense Department views antipersonnel
landmines as an "essential capability" that must be maintained and be readily available for use in military operations, said the Pentagon spokesman.
antitank mines that are delivered in a canister along with antipersonnel
The various designs of antipersonnel
mines form a gruesome gallery of weapons.
But it's unclear whether Accudyne has actually gotten out of the business of antipersonnel
land mines have been made smaller and harder to detect or packaged in plastic so as to prevent discovery by metal detectors.
Rural communities in those departments are among the most affected by antipersonnel
mines (APM) and Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) which generate victims with poor access to physical and psychosocial services, as well as option for social, economic and educational inclusion.
ICBL) strongly condemns the reported use of antipersonnel
mines by the Libyan
As well as presenting new information collected in 2008 and 2009, it provides a special ten-year review of major developments over the past decade relating to antipersonnel
landmine use, production, stockpiling, trade, humanitarian mine clearance, casualties, risk education, victim assistance, and support for mine action.
The Mine Ban Treaty has made tremendous, tangible progress in the past ten years both in alleviating the human suffering caused by antipersonnel
landmines and the prevention of new suffering," said Steve Goose, ICBL's Head of Delegation.
Army's largest private supplier of ammunition and has manufactured antipersonnel
landmines, cluster bombs and depleted uranium munitions.
Ethiopia, long tormented by internal strife and border war with Eritrea, has become the 144th state to join a treaty banning antipersonnel
landmines, the International Campaign to Ban Landmines said Monday.
This system provides commanders with another alternative to reduce antipersonnel