countermine operation

countermine operation

In land mine warfare, an operation to reduce or eliminate the effects of mines or minefields. See also countermine; countermining; mine warfare.
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Countermine operations will generally slow down the discharge of cargo and, in turn, require increased safety stocks and more supply units to support them.
Army engineer doctrine, as outlined in Standardization Agreement (STANAG) 2485, Countermine Operations in Land, Warfare; STANAG 2036, Land Mine Laying,
Danish Army Brigadier General Henrik Sommer, Assistant Chief of Staff, Capability Engineering and Innovation Autonomous Systems, maintained that autonomous unmanned systems should lead to disruptive changes in the way forces operate, not only in dull, dirty and dangerous missions, such as countermine operations, but as in a system of systems approach.
WASHINGTON: An ageing American naval ship converted into a "floating base" has arrived off the coast of Bahrain to support countermine operations in the Gulf, the US Navy said yesterday.
Among the equipment not included in this article are: fixed-wing aircraft, vehicles used for countermine operations and other specific missions, satellites, vessels and railroad locomotives.
Swedish mine clearing technology and services provider Countermine Technologies AB said on Friday (4 April) that its subsidiary Countermine Operations AB has secured a general survey contract from an international oil company operating in Libya.
But the Coast Guard has no capabilities--and perhaps even no desire--to conduct countermine operations.
In Earnest Will, though they were proficient in shipboard operations, neither the Navy nor Marine Corps could provide helicopters and crews for night, low-level countermine operations that might involve engaging small boats.
Also, in response to the Presidential directives, the Countermine Training Support Center (CTSC) was established in 1996 to provide conventional soldiers with training in mine awareness and countermine operations.
On the next to last day of Company A's training, the students rotate through six stations (medical evacuation procedures, driving hazards/convoy operations, countermine operations, mine awareness, and force protection skills).
4]I system designed to "fuse countermine intelligence and reconnaissance with tactical planning in an environment common with real-time command and control systems," and the Joint Countermine Operational Simulation (JCOS), a computer-based modeling and simulation program for training, planning, and analyzing joint countermine operations.
This represents a change in priority for the defense establishment, which one mine-warfare veteran said had traditionally treated countermine operations as the "poor, red-headed stepchild.