• 16/04/2024 02:48

In a week, sappers seized and destroyed more than 4,500 explosive objects

In total, since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, 304,507 explosive remnants of war have been found and eliminated.

In a week, sappers seized and destroyed more than 4,500 explosive items

In a week, 255 demining teams of departments of the Ministries 4,599 explosive items .

This is stated in the message of the Ministry of Defense.

Over the last week (from February 23 to March 1, 2024) the following were examined and cleaned:

  • 7 686.75 hectares of terrain;
  • 7,622.25 hectares of farmland;
  • 19.45 km of roads;
  • 0.3 km of pipelines.

As noted in the message, the work is carried out using special equipment for mechanized demining.

“During a week of work, 4,599 explosive remnants were seized and neutralized. In total, sappers of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine units discovered and destroyed 304,507 explosive remnants of war,” they added . to the Ministry of Defense.

  • Artificial intelligence will help in humanitarian demining of the territory of Ukraine. The platform will work with large databases generated by structures involved in the implementation of mine action measures, ranging from local governments, regional authorities, ministries and departments and ending with mine action operators.
  • The United States transferred mine clearance equipment to Ukraine worth $1 million. The donated equipment will help deploy more demining teams, and this will speed up the country's reconstruction process.
  • The State Special Transport Service of Ukraine has received a DOK-ING MV-10 demining system from the EU. The MV-10 Mine Clearance System clears anti-personnel mines, anti-tank mines and other unexploded ordnance and is especially suited for clearing large areas. It is especially safe to use thanks to its remote control and can clear up to 4000 square meters of mines. m per hour, including on steep slopes.


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