mine-clearing


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mine-clearing

n
1. (Military)
a. the process of disarming and removing explosive mines from an area
b. (as modifier): mine-clearing operations.
2. (Military) (as modifier): mine-clearing operations.
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However, our ever-alert Julie has told me of another innovation; mine-clearing rats
The specialists from the Russian mine-clearing units have been conducting the operation of demining the historical Palmyra.
Rudskoy pointed out that the mine-clearing effort is complicated, noting that the first team of Russian demining experts arrived in Syria to take part in dismantling mines in the archeological city and the residential neighborhoods.
assistance to Sri Lanka's demining efforts has included the donation of safety and field equipment, surveys on mine contamination for detection and land release, and mine-clearing operations with international and local non-government organizations.
Leaving the sultry snaps behind, the star has now focused more on her work away from the camera, and recently quit Princess Diana's favourite mine-clearing charity in a row over trustees paying themselves [euro]680 a day.
The abducted 19 were employees of Sterling Demining Afghanistan, which holds mine-clearing contracts throughout the country.
ambassador visited a mine-clearing operation in the Chouf Wednesday, pledging to continue to support an ongoing initiative to map areas at risk in the country along with the Mines Advisory Group and the Lebanese Army.
Over 5,500 Belgian soldiers have been sent to the area till now who are engaged in mine-clearing operations in the border area between Lebanon and Israel.
HERAT CITY (PAN): Five workers of a mine-clearing organisation have been rescued from their captors in western Herat province, a security official said on Monday.
The new vehicle will use advanced microwave emitters as well as traditional mine-clearing devices to detect and eliminate mines along the patrol routes used by Yars launchers.
The mine defence systems produced by Exelis are used by the US Navy and allied forces to find and clear multiple types of sea mines during mine-clearing operations.
A total of 400 planes and 1,000 tanks are said to be taking part, among them "12 Chinese warships" Russian atomic submarines and warships, aircraft carriers and mine-clearing destroyers as well as Iranian battleships and submarines.