Category Archives: mine clearance equipment

Mine Clearance Equipment: Armtrac Limited is a privately owned manufacturer of mine clearance equipment based in Cambridgeshire in Eastern England.

Mine Clearance Equipment in Mine Action – Zimbabwe

For thousands of people in Zimbabwe, a common sight is a sign that reads ‘beware of the landmines’ which are posted close to their homes.  These landmines are a leftover from the Liberation War which took place in the 1970’s and saw thousands of kilometres of landmines laid along the border with Mozambique and Zambia.…
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How the Demining Process Works with Landmines

Landmines are a huge problem in many areas of the world. There are thought to be tens of millions of landmines hidden beneath the ground, which are a lethal legacy from past wars and conflicts and are now potentially liable to catch the unwary and cause crippling injuries or death. The demining process is one…
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How Technology Has Changed Demining for the Better From Mine Sweeping Suppliers

The concept of demining has been around as long as the concept of creating and placing mines.  When military forces first introduced landmines to the battlefield, they realised that after the conflict had ended, they would need to remove them.  But how has technology changed demining over the years? Original minesweeping One of the early…
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Order for 5 x A20T Mk2s.

Armtrac have just completed an order for 5 x Unmanned Ground Vehicle A20T Mk2s.  Four of these with flails only are destined for the Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) in Colombia. Efforts to clear mines and IEDs in Colombia have increased following the Peace Agreement signed between the Government and FARC at the end of 2016.…
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