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Over the last 16 years, the HALO Trust has destroyed over 8,733 anti-personnel mines, 2,584 anti-tank landmines, 180,858 small arms ammunition, 12,423 cluster bombs and 48,572 other explosive items. Amy Currin, who serves as HALO Trust's Head of Development, provided an outstanding presentation ...
Other red lines included weapons not compliant with international humanitarian law, like cluster munitions and anti-personnel landmines - as well as ... the proliferation of weapon systems in wartime and in situations with significant political tension" - and that "arms exports and transfers have an impact on ...

The Sacramento Bee reports court documents say the arrest Thursday stems from a five-month Homeland security investigation that used the dark web, bitcoin payments, secret meetings, and discussions of buying grenades, anti-personnel mines and explosives. More: Utah school's American flag ...
On Thursday afternoon, as the nation was reeling from the Florida school shooting where an AR-15 assault weapon was used to kill 17 people, federal ... at the Bass Pro Shops parking lot in Rocklin, and discussions of buying grenades, anti-personnel mines and explosives, federal court documents say.
In one such demonstration, small quadcopter drones, laden with small but potent explosives, were employed as deadly anti-personnel weapons which .... be blunted through the use of countermeasures like electronic warfare techniques, cyber-attacks, laser and microwave weapon systems, small arms fire, ...
Many anti-personnel landmines, which are banned by the Ottawa Treaty, have been found in areas liberated from terrorists during Turkish Armed Forces' ongoing operation in Syria's Afrin region. On Jan. ... Since then, many different types of arms, ammunition, tools and materials have been seized. Several ...

20, Turkey launched Operation Olive Branch to clear PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria. Since then, many different types of arms, ammunition, tools and materials have been seized. Several anti-personnel landmines were also found in areas cleared of terrorists between Saturday ...
Neller also approved the addition of water purification systems at all levels, and the Marines are making plans to begin using the M27 improved automatic rifle instead of the M4 service rifle, the Carl Gustaf M3 multipurpose anti-armor/anti-personnel weapon system (MAAWS) instead of the traditional ...
Mines - Some regions of Fearless Fjord will have randomly placed anti-personnel and anti-tank mines. The trigger range of the mine can be seen on the ground. If a player enters the trigger range, it sets the mine off, causing damage to the player and/or his vehicle. Location of mines can be check on the ...
There are some examples of simple robotic anti-personnel weapons: the South Korean SGR-A1 sentry gun, Israeli Guardium unmanned ground ... Even if countries were to build micro-drones en masse as a Weapon of Mass Destruction, there are good reasons to think it would not be an effective tactic ...
Weapons and ammunition, including explosives, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), anti-personnel mines, hand grenades, accessories of different weapons and large quantity of various calibre ammunition were also recovered, said a statement issued here by Inter-Services public relations (ISPR).
The IBOs, conducted in Dera Murad Jamali and Dera Bugti areas, resulted in the recovery of weapons and ammunition including explosives, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), anti-personnel mines, hand grenades, accessories of different weapons, and a large number of ammunitions the ISPR said in a ...
During the operation, the forces nabbed 10 suspects and recovered a huge cache of weapons and ammunition including explosives, improvised explosive devices (IEDs), anti-personnel mines, hand grenades, accessories of different weapons, said ISPR. Earlier, FC Balochistan has cleared cracker ...
According to an Inter-Services public relations (ISPR) statement issued here on Sunday, the recovered weapons and ammunition included improvised explosive devices (IEDs), rocket launcher, submachine guns, anti-personnel mines, hand grenades, accessories of different weapons and large quantity of ...
According to an Inter-Services public relations (ISPR) statement issued in Rawalpindi on Sunday, the recovered weapons and ammunition included improvised explosive devices (IEDs), rocket launcher, submachine guns, anti-personnel mines, hand grenades, accessories of different weapons and large ...
According to an Inter-Services public relations (ISPR) statement issued here on Sunday, the recovered weapons and ammunition included improvised explosive devices (IEDs), rocket launcher, submachine guns, anti-personnel mines, hand grenades, accessories of different weapons and large quantity of ...
The chamber in which they were found was a separate piece of a breech-loading swivel gun that was likely kept on the top deck because it was used as an anti-personnel weapon, Farrell said. Conservators don't have the cannon itself, which likely was salvaged or stolen when the Queen Anne's Revenge ...

During the raids, weapons and ammunition including improvised explosive devices, rocket launcher, sub-machine guns, anti-personnel mines, hand grenades, accessories of different weapons and large quantity of various caliber ammunition were recovered, said the ISPR. Pakistan had launched a ...
For companies, it sets exclusions based on our government policy (cluster munitions, nuclear weapons, anti-personnel mines, tobacco), guided by New Zealand law, and the international conventions we are a party to. But for sovereign bonds, the fund only excludes countries where there's widespread ...
Switchblade, a fixed-wing drone with a 0.6-meter wingspan, is designed as an anti-personnel weapon. Contrary to Scharre's claim, they ... Under pressure of an arms race, one can expect such weapons to be further miniaturized and to be produced in larger numbers at much lower cost. Once autonomy is ...
Now the Marines are looking at acquiring this system, too, as a replacement for the Shoulder-launched, Multipurpose, Assault Weapon (SMAW), also known as the Mk 153. This system entered ... A soldier tests the recoilless rifle known as the M3E1 Multi-role Anti-armor anti-personnel weapon System. (U.S. Army photo).
Houthi-Saleh forces made wide use of anti-personnel landmines, despite repeated promises not to use this weapon, which leaves behind unexploded bomblets that harm civilians for generations. "While the world moves to end the scourge of chemical weapons, cluster munitions, and landmines, the Middle ...
But as a pacifist, he grew troubled by the company's manufacturing of anti-personnel weapons and chose to retire early, daughter Kristin Garwick said. A man of principle, he operated the same way at church. "He was a person of conscience, and he always challenged people to rise to that ethical standard ...
The chamber in which they were found was a separate piece of a breech-loading swivel gun that was likely kept on the top deck because it was used as an anti-personnel weapon, Farrell said. Conservators don't have the cannon itself, which likely was salvaged or stolen when the Queen Anne's Revenge ...
Trejo, a recurring character and voiceover artist on Family Guy, also appears in animated form in the mobile game, with his food (and "anti-personnel armaments") truck going head-to-head with Peter Griffin's cocktail lounge on wheels. Though the campaign aims to boost the TV show, now in its 16th ...
There's something that I think often gets lost in conversations about autonomous weapons--what is the value of this autonomous weapon? .... on the topic, you'll see people make that distinction, and they seem to be predominantly concerned about, say, anti-personnel weapons--but not in all cases, right?
After more than five years of development and testing, Marines have finally begun to receive the first improved 83mm Mk 153 Mod 2 rocket launchers, also known as the Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon Mod 2, or SMAW Mod 2. The updated weapons are more accurate and easier to use ...
(No word yet on when the branch's new 5.56mm body-armor-defeating ammo will be ready to go, though.) The army has also approved 1,111 M3E1 recoilless rifles as a lighter replacement for the standard 84mm M3 Multi-Role Anti-Armor anti-personnel weapon System (MMAAWS) -- better known as the ...
The chamber in which they were found was a separate piece of a breech-loading swivel gun that was likely kept on the top deck because it was used as an anti-personnel weapon, Farrell said. Conservators don't have the cannon itself, which likely was salvaged or stolen when the Queen Anne's Revenge ...
In 2013 the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) voiced serious concern with the wide deployment of anti-personnel and anti-tank mines in the ... The United States is not a party to international treaties on anti-personnel mines and mine dispensing weapons and it justifies its stance by military ...
As Van Wagner's Jeep, followed by a deuce-and-a-half loaded with MPs and another jeep at the rear, traveled down the alley, "all hell broke loose. It started off with Claymores (anti-personnel mines) on both sides of the alley and then automatic weapons fire, including three machine guns, and they threw ...
On December 3, 1997, over 120 countries gathered in Ottawa, Canada, to sign one of the most far reaching arms control conventions the world has ever seen: the ban on anti personnel landmines. The exhibition, which moves from Plain Palais to the Place des Nations on December 4th, traces the tireless ...
cluster bombs are anti-personnel and anti-vehicle weapons launched from aircraft or artillery that disperse as many as several hundred bomblets over a ... "In these cases the Pentagon not only can't be relied on to keep its commitment; it is perpetuating the use of an indiscriminate weapon that has been ...
It is 20 years since the Ottawa Convention banning anti-personnel landmines was adopted, but the legacy of these devastating weapons lives on. Landmines need just an instant to create a catastrophic injury that lasts a lifetime. And for decades, landmines were used in huge numbers, all over the world.
African states against the use of explosive weapons in populated areas ... the various types of explosive weapons used (mines, anti-personnel ...
Such weapons include exploding bullets, chemical and biological weapons, blinding laser weapons and anti-personnel mines according to the ...
The US Army is massively increasing production and delivery of Hellfire missiles to keep pace with upgrades to the weapon and a ...
In one instance roughly 10 years ago, army weapons developers ... anti-personnel and urban targets; the weapon uses a Micro-Electro ...
The Carl-Gustaf, which the army calls the M3 Multi-Role anti-Armor anti-personnel weapon System (MAAWS), entered service in 1991 and has ...
The Daesh terrorist organization had used this weapon against the ... 115 terrorists had been neutralized while nine arms, including rifles and machine guns, two rocket launchers, two anti-personnel mines, over 10 kilograms (22 ... Two weapons depots and a DShK anti-aircraft machine gun were also ...
... rifles and machine guns, two rocket launchers, two anti-personnel mines, over ... In addition, 75 weapon emplacements, shelters, caves and depots used ... Regarding the U.S. weapons seized in the terror attack organized by the ... in northern Iraq destroyed shelters and arms dumps used by terrorists, the ...
The unpowered glide weapon was first showcased at the IDEF ... with a high-explosive warhead, or a multipurpose unit with anti-personnel, ...
Marine officials are "weighing the possibility" of acquiring the new M3E1 Multi-Role Anti-Armor anti-personnel weapons System (MAAWS) as a ...
It was initially used as an incendiary device against buildings and later primarily as an anti-personnel weapon, as it sticks to skin and causes ...
The Israeli Air Force claims to have targeted nearly 100 arms convoys ... including Russia-made anti-personnel and anti-tank missiles prior to the ... While Hezbollah used conventional weapons and tactics in its 2006 war with ...
Over the last 16 years, HALO Trust has destroyed over 8,733 anti-personnel mines, 2,584 anti-tank landmines, 180,858 small arms ammunition ...
The weapon is an upgraded variant of the army's Multi-Role Anti-Armor, anti-personnel weapons System, or MAAWS - a reusable, recoilless ...
"Fiji signed the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention when it opened ... "The same can be said of the Chemical Weapons Convention, which Fiji ... constructive role of ensuring that arms and ammunitions do not end up in the ...
These are strictly anti-personnel weapons that were designed to be fully automatic for war and dumbed down for public consumption.
... mortars, artillery, anti-personnel landmines and small arms against ... they were carrying small arms and what looked like light machine guns.


 

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