Alternative anti-personnel mines the next generations by Thomas KuМ€chenmeister

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Statementresearched and written by Thomas Küchenmeister and the Omega Foundation ; editors Ian Doucet and Richard Lloyd.
ContributionsDoucet, Ian., Lloyd, R. 1930-, Landmine Action., Omega Foundation.
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Pagination79p. :
Number of Pages79
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Open LibraryOL19534761M
ISBN 100953671720

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a good read and a good by: The first part of the book provides an overview of mine warfare: a general introduction to mines; a brief history of mine development through the ages; counter-mine warfare; mine breaching (a military function); mine clearance (now both a civilian and a military function); and quality assurance.4/5(2).

Simulations (SAS) Panel to perform a Military Applications Study on Alternatives to Anti-Personnel Mines. The study was actually conducted over seven sessions between September and May Anti-Personnel Mine (APM) Capability APMs enable economy of force in operations, provide force protection and shaping of the battlefield.

TheyAuthor: K T Wong, E R Carbone. Hand-Emplaced Mines. The M14 (Figure C-2) is a nonself-destructing blast mine with a cylindrical plastic body (56 mm in diameter and 40 mm high) and a minimum metal content of approximately grams in the firing M14 is fired when pressure ( to kilograms [kg]) is applied to the top surface.

The main charge is grams of tetryl. There are more than 70 countries in the world that suffer from the presence of landmines. Annually, betw people are killed or injured by these mines so there is a pressing need for advances in technology to help to remove them.

Anti-personnel Landmine Detection for Humanitarian Demining reports on state-of-the-art technologies developed during a Japanese National Research 1/5(1). Existing alternative anti-personnel mines: anti-vehicle mines Anti-vehicle mines with anti-handling devices By definition, anti-handling devices are anti-personnel – they are designed to prevent a person’s disturbance of an anti-vehicle mine.

Like anti-personnel mines, they cannot distinguish between combatants and civilians, and so. alternative anti-personnel mines: the next generations 5 Summary: Alternative anti-personnel landmines Introduction The Ottawa Treaty banned the use, development, production, stockpiling and transfer of anti-personnel mines.

Unfortunately, landmine technology has moved on and distinctions between mines designed to kill or. In reviewing alternatives to anti-personnel mines, the study describes a number of options such as fences, physical obstacles and direct fire, as well as improved intelligence, mobility and observation.

Committee on Alternative Technologies to Replace Antipersonnel Landmines, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Office of International Affairs, National Research Council. A Guide to Mine Action, Fifth Edition, GICHD, Geneva, March ISBN The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) is an international expert organisation based in Switzerland that works to eliminate mines, explosive remnants of war and other explosive hazards.

Byundertaking research, developing. the Convention on the Prohibition of Anti-personnel Mines Third Austrian Draft (13 May ), Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on their Destruction 15 Anti-Personnel Mines:What Future for Asia.

Regional Seminar for Asian Military and Strategic Studies Experts File Size: KB. Nearly four years ago, in Maythe United States began a search for alternatives to antipersonnel landmines so that the U.S. military could completely. Alternative Technologies to Replace Antipersonnel Landmines emphasizes the role that technology can play to allow certain weapons to be used more selectively, reducing the danger to uninvolved civilians while improving the effectiveness of the U.S.

military. Landmines are an important weapon in the U.S. military’s arsenal but the persistent variety can cause unintended casualties, to both civilians Alternative anti-personnel mines book.

The work will be performed under Alternative anti-personnel mines book U.S. Army's Non-Self Destruct Alternative (NSDA) program.

The NSDA program is a key element of the Army's Anti-Personnel Landmine Alternatives (APL-A) initiative. The study examines the impacts of no longer having Anti-Personnel Landmines available to the NATO warfighter.

The report considers alternative systems and/or concepts for replacing any resulting capability shortfall. The systems and concepts were to be either materiel (technical solutions) or non-materiel (doctrinal or procedural) in nature. The study examines the impacts of no longer having Anti-Personnel Landmines available to the NATO warfighter.

The report considers alternative systems and/or concepts for replacing any resulting capability shortfall. The systems and concepts were to be either materiel (technical solutions) or non-materiel (doctrinal or procedural) in : K T Wong, E R Carbone. The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention is a short reference to the: CONVENTION ON THE PROHIBITION OF THE USE, STOCKPILING, PRODUCTION anti-personnel mines in accordance with the provisions of this Convention.

ARTICLE 2 Definitions • 1. “Anti-personnel mine” means a mine designed to be exploded by the. Anti-personnel mines are a form of mine designed for use against humans, as opposed to anti-tank mines, which are designed for use against vehicles.

Anti-personnel mines may be classified into blast mines or fragmentation mines, the latter may or may not be a bouncing mine. The mines are often designed to injure, not kill, their victims in order to increase the logistical support required by enemy.

The study examines the impacts of no longer having Anti-Personnel Landmines available to the NATO warfighter. The report considers alternative systems and/or concepts for replacing any resulting. The type O anti personnel mine was laid with anti tank mines to discourage the lifting of the latter.

They were produced late in the war and in relatively small number. I can find no other details of these and neither could any of the anti mine charities who have some pretty comprehensive records of mine production down the years. Land Mines and Demining: Books Books Land Mines & Demining in the 20th Century: A Bibliography Please note: not all these resources are available in the Dudley Knox Library but they can be requested through Interlibrary Loan.

Anderson, Kenneth. "An Overview of the Global Land Mine File Size: 1MB. Reference Book: Star Wars Saga Edition Galaxy at War An Antipersonnel Mine is a shaped Explosive that discharges shrapnel in a cone, rather than exploding over an area.

Retractable magnetic spikes on the bottom of the Mine allow it to be securely placed in the ground or attached to a metallic object, such as a Vehicle or building. It can be detonated using a Timer, a Manual Trigger, or a. Common anti-personnel mines The inherent difficulty of mine clearance is compounded by the great variety of mines in use--more than types are known.

Here are examples of frequently encountered mines. Pictures and descriptions are from the report Landmines: Time for Action, (not copyrighted), document / published 3/95 by the.

Mines can be either designed as ‘anti -personnel’ or ‘anti -tank’. Anti-personnel (AP) mines are designed to be activated by people, whilst anti -tank (AT) mines are intended to defeat tanks or other armoured vehicles.

Anti-personnel (AP) mines There are hundreds of different types of AP mine. Antilon anti-personnel mines are antipersonnel mines placed on the ground.

They are used by the UNSC Armed Forces in an anti-infantry role, and are capable of both remote and manual detonation. List of appearances []. Halo: First Strike (First appearance); Sources [] ^ Halo: First Strike, Chapter The weapon ban treaties addressed in more detail in the rest of this post — on anti-personnel mines, cluster munitions and blinding lasers — reflect a similar experience.

Other articles where Antipersonnel mine is discussed: International Campaign to Ban Landmines: production, trade, and stockpiling of antipersonnel land mines. In the coalition was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace, which it shared with its founding coordinator, American Jody Williams.

Aucune mine antipersonnel n'a été déposée en terre en Finlande. In Finland, there is not one anti-personnel mine that has been placed in the ground. Un de mes hommes a marché sur une mine antipersonnel. As it happens, one of my men stepped on a landmine. Une mine antipersonnel a été placée sous la surface de jeu.

Author: International Committee of the Red Cross. Publisher: Geneva: ICRC, © Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction -- ().

Definition. In the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention (also known as the Ottawa Treaty) and the Protocol on Mines, Booby-Traps and Other Devices, a mine is defined as a "munition designed to be placed under, on or near the ground or other surface area and to be exploded by the presence, proximity or contact of a person or vehicle." Similar in function is the booby-trap, which the Protocol.

They’re also the anti-personnel area denial artillery munition, or ADAM, mine that can be launched using a mm round from artillery. Its cousin, the. Anti-personnel mines consist of a container (wood, plastic or metal), a detonator, an arming system or device, a firing device and a less substantial charge of high explosive than the amount in an anti-tank mine — but sufficient to kill or severely maim a victim who sets it off, or one who is passing nearby.

These mines are frequently designed to act as a boobytrap or victim-initiated device. The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention aims to do just that, “to end for all people and for all time the suffering caused by anti-personnel mines.” The convention sets ambitious targets: states-parties may not use, develop, produce, stockpile, transfer, or acquire anti-personnel mines.[ 5 ].

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Single book. The U.S. Army Is Trying to Design a Civilian-Safe Land Mine The service is trying to design a mine that doesn’t kill or maim civilians, but it may have created an. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan. Iranian-American author Sara Farizan’s debut novel If You Could Be Mine () is [ ]. The logistical challenge of finding alternative routes and means to deliver critical assistance is enormous.

Air dropping aid is sometimes the only remaining option—at a cost up to times more per each kilogram transported over one kilometer. *** The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention outlawed the use of anti-personnel mines. Three weapons law treaties regulate anti-personnel mines directly.

The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, which is the primary frame of reference, prohibits the development, production, stockpiling, transfer, and use of anti-personnel mines.A total of states were party as of 1 December The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's comprehensive prohibition on anti-personnel.

Anti-Personnel Mines: A Recognition Guide Hardcover – March 1 by Eddie Banks (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other 5/5(1). The U.S. Army Is Trying to Develop New Land Mines — Ones That Don’t Harm Civilians A mine-clearing line charge being detonated during live-fire training at Fort Irwin in California, October Author: John Ismay.

Treaty in Detail. Sometimes referred to as the Ottawa Convention, the Mine Ban Treaty is officially titled: the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction. It was adopted in and it entered into force on 1 March ANTI-PERSONNEL MINES IN COLOMBIA How many anti-personnel mines are scattered in Colombia is a question that is virtually impossible to answer accurately.

A preliminary estimate puts the figure of mines in mined areas at 70, of wh would have been laid by the Military Forces, and the rest by illegal armed.MINES FOR RECOVERY.

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