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mine detector

n.
An electromagnetic device used to locate explosive mines.

mine detection n.

mine detector

n
(Military) an instrument designed to detect explosive mines
mine detection n
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Noun1.mine detector - detector consisting of an electromagnetic devicemine detector - detector consisting of an electromagnetic device; used to locate explosive mines
detector, sensing element, sensor - any device that receives a signal or stimulus (as heat or pressure or light or motion etc.) and responds to it in a distinctive manner
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mine detector

nrivelatore m di mine
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The infantry carrier vehicle will have bursting munitions and a ground standoff mine detection system.
The standard sensor for the unit is a forward-looking CCD camera, although recent work with IAI, which began in 2001 and is funded in part by the European Commission, has culminated in the ARC mine detection system, which uses GPS/INS information for basic imagery that is then fused and enhanced for a detailed image of a given area.
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In September 2003, the first squad of four mine detection dog handlers in the Engineer Regiment deployed to Baghram Air Base in Afghanistan.
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The lead airborne development program is the Airborne Laser Detection System (ALMDS), an electro-optical mine detection system that uses an aircraft-mounted laser to detect floating and keel-depth-moored mines.
GARDEZ (PAN): Ten employees with two vehicles of the Mine Detection Dog Centre (MDC) have been missing in the troubled southeastern province of Paktia, officials said on Thursday.
The revisions in all three manuals incorporate the "expert" operator procedures for conducting mine detection operations with the AN/PSS-12 mine detector.
If it works as promised, the Handheld Standoff Mine Detection System will provide soldiers with a tool to detect metallic and non-metallic mines in all climates and terrain, while dramatically reducing the rate of false alarms, said David H.

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