Limited Tenders are invited for Maintenance And Technical Trials Of First Prototype Of Minefield Marking
Equipment Mk Ii
NNA - In a press release by the British Embassy in Beirut, it said "British Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher visited a minefield marking
and de-mining operation of the Mines Advisory Group (MAG) Lebanon in the village of Deir Dourit in the Chouf region, in the framework of UK's support of the Mines Advisory Group in Lebanon to update the National Landmine and UXO Contamination Survey for Lebanon, in partnership with the LAF, along with a programme of minefield marking
and mine risk awareness training." Release added "Ambassador Fletcher was accompanied by Lord Michael Williams, newly appointed Chairman of the Mines Advisory Group, as well as MAG Chief Executive Officer, MAG Regional Operations Manager and MAG Lebanon Country Director.
TM 5-9905-200-10 lists some wrong NSNs for components of the M133 minefield marking
set, NSN 9905-01-019-0140.
The core functions of a demining program are individual and leader training, preoperations procedures, minefield marking
, and survey training.
But they also agreed to make ''zero victims'' the ultimate goal of mine-related activities, focusing more on risk reduction activities like education and minefield marking
efforts than on mine clearance itself, it said.
The SCATMINREQ includes the obstacle number, scatterable-minefield emplacing system, dimensions, grid locations of the corner points, safety zone, type of minefield marking
, unit observing/overwatching the minefield with fires, obstacle effect, purpose, life cycle, emplacing unit, triggers, and observers for each scatterable minefield used as a tactical or situational obstacle.