mine sweeping


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mine sweeping

[ˈmaɪnˌswiːpɪŋ] ndragaggio di mine
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The practical exercises focused on mines, including the laying of mines at sea as well as mechanical mine sweeping, the Liberty Times reported.
This presents terrific export opportunities for Australian defence companies, such as Thales Australia, who are currently bidding to supply mine sweeping equipment to India that was developed in Australia, as well as F90 rifles to the Indian Army.
The routes taken by the convoy were those opened and cleared by the Army that had required bulldozing and mine sweeping.
The exercise covered an area that extended from the mid gulf to the Gulf of Oman with passage through the strategic Strait of Hormuz with the participation of many of HMS Ships, Saudi Navy Marines, Saudi Naval Aviation, Special Naval Units, Command and Control Centers and Mine Sweeping Units.
The set of orders includes plans for mine sweeping, air operations, the establishment of Mulberry harbours and Gooseberry block ships to act as breakwaters.
Meanwhile, Sergei Popov, head of the Russian Defense Ministry's scientific research and robotics center, has said that the ministry has been increasingly using robots for a variety of tasks, from looking for illegal armed groups to mine sweeping.
The revision, the first in 18 years, would boost Japan's role in missile defense, mine sweeping and ship inspections, as the two militaries work together in a region amid China's growing assertiveness in disputed areas in the East and South China Sea claimed by Beijing.
A90-YEAR-OLD veteran has received the Russian Ushakov Medal for his mine sweeping work during the Second World War.
Many of the ships and men were based in Holyhead, where they carried out mine sweeping duties to keep the approaches clear for Britain's lifeline of convoys on their way into Liverpool.
The news agency RIA Novosti quoted Sergei Shoigu as saying: "We are working on the creation of a training centre to prepare sappers for mine sweeping in Afghanistan.
We develop advanced capabilities including mine sweeping ships, helicopters, special purpose divers and now modern advanced unmanned underwater vehicles, all designed to hunt for, detect and neutralize kill mines.