countermine


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Synonyms for countermine

(military) a tunnel dug to defeat similar activities by the enemy

destroy property or hinder normal operations

destroy enemy mines with one's own mines

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Naval countermine forces are concentrated in Charleston, S.C.; Norfolk, Va.; and San Diego.
Countermine missions nevertheless will make additional demands on HSC crews.
The Symposium features the most relevant offices and thought leaders for the EOD/IED and Countermine community including:
In addition to the survey, Countermine Operations will also perform mine clearing and destroy unexploded ordnance.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-17 January 2008-Swedish mine clearing services provider Countermine Technologies AB wins new contracts in Libya(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Since the Countermine Task Force was formed in 2001 (by the direction of the Commanding General, US Army Training and Doctrine Command [TRADOC]), the US Army Engineer School has been instrumental in developing the skills and tools needed to enable mobility through urban and complex terrain.
They also concurred, however, that the Navy needs to do much more to improve its countermine capability.
Swedish mine clearing systems and services provider Countermine Technologies AB said on Tuesday (4 December) that it has secured three new contracts in Croatia.
The FEF has a new piece of robotic countermine equipment, the Mechanical Antipersonnel Mine Clearing System (MAPMCS), which is used in current combat operations.
Swedish mine clearing systems and services provider Countermine Technologies AB said on Wednesday (3 January) that it has raised SEK29m in a new share issue.
Roberts (FFG-58), the cruiser USS Princeton (CG-59) and a countermine task force flagship, the USS Tripoli (LPH-10).
The Swedish mine clearing systems and services provider Countermine Technologies AB issued its second quarter figures on Thursday (31 August), reporting an operating loss of SEK6.94m, as compared to a loss of SEK0.90m in the second quarter of 2005.
Nevertheless, he added, "there is a broader need for this technology, other than for countermine operations." The ability of the compound aircraft to fly long distances at speeds of 230 knots makes the VTDP technology a viable option for upgrading the Army's Black Hawk fleet, for example, said the official.
The Swedish mine clearing technology and services provider Countermine Technologies AB said on Monday (31 July) that its subsidiary TerraFirma doo has won a SEK4m assignment in Lika, Croatia.
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