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Swiss device targets deadly mines

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posted on Mar, 2 2003 @ 02:17 PM
swissinfo February 6, 2003 10:50 PM

Digger-1 can replace personnel to clear minefields :

A Swiss engineer has developed a machine that promises to speed up the process of clearing mines and vastly reduce casualties among de-mining staff.

Digger-1 is designed to eliminate the danger posed by directional fragmentation mines, which are responsible for 80 per cent of mine clearance accidents in the Balkans.

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