What is Unexploded Ordnance? Unexploded Ordnance are explosive weapons or bombs that did not function as designed when they were employed but still pose certain risks should they unexpectedly detonate. These munitions can come in the form of bullets, shells, grenades, land mines or naval mines and they may still pose a threat even if…Read more
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What is a Mine Roller? A mine roller is a device that is attached to either a tank or an armoured vehicle with the aim of scoping an area or route to provide a level of confidence that no victim activated explosive ordnance including land mines are present. Mine rollers have several heavy wheels and…Read more
Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) is a body of techniques, under the umbrella term of Bomb Disposal (which also includes Improvised Explosive Device Disposal and Public Safety Bomb Disposal), designed to neutralise and eliminate a range of high- and low-explosive devices. Such devices could be land or sea mines, munitions and sub-munitions, artillery shells, guided missiles,…Read more
Unexploded ordnance (UXO) and munition/ammunition disposal companies ensure that the threat is reduced to as low as reasonably practicable (ALARP) by conducting land release operations. These disposal companies use a combination of demining techniques including the use of heavily armoured machines to operate in locations that may be contaminated by ammunition/munitions and unexploded ordnance, including…Read more
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