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Anti-personnel mines

how to recognise and defuse

by Eddie Banks

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Published by Brassey"s in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines (Military explosives)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Eddie Banks.
    SeriesBrassey"s essential guides
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG490 .B26 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL675995M
    ISBN 101857532287
    LC Control Number97022216

      It stated that Pakistan has the second largest stockpile of mines with an estimated six million anti-personnel landmines, behind Russia which has a staggering million mines.


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Anti-personnel mines by Eddie Banks Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first part of the book provides an overview of mine warfare: a general introduction to mines; a brief history of mine development through the ages; counter-mine warfare; mine breaching (a military function); mine clearance (now both a civilian and a military function); and quality assurance.4/5(2).

Anti-personnel mines fit into three basic categories: Advertisement Blast - The most common type of mine, blast mines are buried no deeper than a few centimeters and are generally triggered by someone stepping on the pressure plate, applying about 11 to pounds (5 to 16 kilograms) of : Kevin Bonsor.

Anti-personnel mines cannot distinguish between civilians and soldiers. They continue to kill and maim civilians long after the fighting has ceased. By entering this website, you consent to the use of technologies, such as cookies and analytics, to customise content.

The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines. This book provides an overview of the work of Format: Hardcover. The signing by States of the Convention on the Prohibition of Antipersonnel Landmines (Ottawa treaty) in December was the culmination of lengthy e fforts to lay down international rules against the use of anti-personnel mines.

Anti Personnel Mines Under Humanitarian Law Anti Personnel Mines Under Humanitarian Law by Stuart Maslen. Download in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read. Three weapons law treaties regulate anti-personnel mines directly.

The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention, which is the primary frame of reference, prohibits the development, production, stockpiling, transfer, and use of anti-personnel mines.A total of states were party as of 1 December The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention's comprehensive prohibition on anti-personnel.

the Convention on the Prohibition of Anti-personnel Mines Third Austrian Draft (13 May ), Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on their Destruction 15 Anti-Personnel Mines:What Future for Asia.

Regional Seminar for Asian Military and Strategic Studies Experts File Size: KB. The Mine-Ban Convention (also known as the "Ottawa Treaty") was the result of the so-called "Ottawa Process" launched by the Government of Canada following the First Review Conference for the Convention on Conventional Weapons which was unable to adopt far-reaching prohibitions or restrictions on anti-personnel mines.

Common anti-personnel mines The inherent difficulty of mine clearance is compounded by the great variety of mines in use--more than types are known.

Here are examples of frequently encountered mines. Pictures and descriptions are from the report Landmines. But anti-personnel mines continue to kill and maim even though the war is over.

And it is mainly civilians who suffer the horrific more By entering this website, you consent to the use of technologies, such as cookies and analytics, to customise content, advertising and.

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“Trump’s announcement on anti-personnel mines is a death sentence for civilians,” said Anne Hery, the group’s advocacy director.

“There are acts of war that are simply outside all rules. The German S-mine (Schrapnellmine, Springmine or Splittermine in German), also known as the "Bouncing Betty" on the Western Front and "frog-mine" on the Eastern Front, is the best-known version of a class of mines known as bounding triggered, these mines are launched into the air and then detonated at about 1 meter (3 ft) from the ground.

The explosion projects a lethal spray of Type: Bounding anti-personnel mine. The treaty was negotiated over a three-week period in September in Oslo, Norway. On December 3,nations signed the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction (called the Ottawa Convention or Mine Ban Treaty) in Ottawa (see Appendix E).

Author: International Committee of the Red Cross. Publisher: Geneva: ICRC, © Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction -- (). Landmines have been much in the news in recent months, but few today know much about them. Mike Croll describes the history of these weapons, which some specialists trace back to the 5th century BC, from their earliest use to the present ically triggered mines of surprising sophistication were used by Confederates defending Charleston and Wilmington in the American Civil War, but the.

There are still thousands of people dying every year in Laos, mostly children and farmers, from unexploded anti-personnel ordnance that the U.S. simply saturated much of the land with, especially in the Plain of Jars. There actually is a British engineering team trying to remove some of these things, which are much worse than land mines.

The Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, 18 Septemberalso known as the Ottawa Treaty was adopted at a specially convened diplomatic conference in Oslo in September Overview and Convention Text.

The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction is the cornerstone of the international effort to end the suffering and casualties caused by anti-personnel mines. There are more than 70 countries in the world that suffer from the presence of landmines.

Annually, betw people are killed or injured by these mines so there is a pressing need for advances in technology to help to remove them. Anti-personnel Landmine Detection for Humanitarian Demining reports on state-of-the-art technologies developed during a Japanese National Research 1/5(1).

Other articles where Antipersonnel mine is discussed: International Campaign to Ban Landmines: production, trade, and stockpiling of antipersonnel land mines. In the coalition was awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace, which it shared with its founding coordinator, American Jody Williams.

Appendix C Current Types of U.S. Landmines. This appendix provides descriptions of currently available antipersonnel landmines (APL) and some antitank (AT) mines that are part of mixed systems (see Table C-1).If current presidential policy continues, all of the pure APL described here, with the exception of the Claymore, will be unavailable to the U.S.

military afterexcept in Korea. multilaterally, aiming at prohibiting, restricting or suspending the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines, Stressing the role of public conscience in furthering the principles of humanity as evidenced by the call for a total ban of anti-personnel mines and recognizing the.

antipersonnel (ăn′tē-pûr′sə-nĕl′, ăn′tī-) adj. Designed to inflict death or bodily injury rather than material destruction: antipersonnel grenades. antipersonnel (ˌæntɪˌpɜːsəˈnɛl) adj (Military) (of weapons, etc) designed to cause casualties to personnel rather than to destroy equipment or.

This article discusses the Ottawa Treaty or, as it is properly known, the Convention on the Prohibition on the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, which was signed by governments in Ottawa, Canada, on 3–4 December By Novemberthere were states parties to the : John English.

While the Trump administration claims that restricting the use of anti-personnel mines places the U.S. military “at a severe disadvantage against our adversaries,” that hasn’t ever been true.

The transfer of anti-personnel mines for the purpose of destruction is permitted. ARTICLE 4 Destruction of stockpiled anti-personnel mines • Except as provided for in Article 3, each State Party undertakes to destroy or ensure the destruction of all stockpiled anti-personnel mines it owns or.

The British insisted that the Germans clear the mines before they left Denmark because they had the required experienced personnel, because otherwise the Danes would have to spend years trying locate and clear the mines (in fact, the last mine was removed from Skallingen in ), and because many of the mines had been planted on farmland that was vital to rehabilitating the country after the war.

Understanding of anti-personnel mine contamination (20% of overall score) 8: National ownership and programme management (10% of overall score) 4: Download the "Clearing the Mines " report for Angola. Download the "Clearing the Mines " report for Angola. Download the "Clearing the Mines " report for Angola.

Search By Country. eliminating the threat of anti-personnel landmines "Every year land mines kill or maim more t people -- children, women, farmers peacefully going about their business. That is why, since I called for the global elimination of land mines inthe United States has been at the forefront of the effort to ban them -- not just in words.

Even if it could be argued that anti-personnel mines are essential to achieve some specific military objective, the force which they release as well as their effects expand beyond the legitimate target.() Reinforcing the claim that the use of antipersonnel mines falls both the proportionality and discrimination tests is the fact that many.

Canada, Germany, Denmark, Austria and Sweden adopt ban on anti-personnel mines. Jan Princess Diana calls for international ban on landmines. Dec nations sign Mine Ban Treaty in. The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction is the international agreement that bans antipersonnel landmines.

It is usually referred to as the Ottawa Convention or the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Treaty. Anti-Personnel Mines: A Recognition Guide Hardcover – March 1 by Eddie Banks (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other 5/5(1). Mines can be either designed as ‘anti -personnel’ or ‘anti -tank’. Anti-personnel (AP) mines are designed to be activated by people, whilst anti -tank (AT) mines are intended to defeat tanks or other armoured vehicles.

Anti-personnel (AP) mines There are hundreds of File Size: 1MB. A Guide to Mine Action, Fifth Edition, GICHD, Geneva, March ISBN The Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) is an international expert organisation based in Switzerland that works to eliminate mines, explosive.

Provides operational information on the recognition and disposal of mines and explosive ordnance devices — in production and in use worldwide. Reference data supports development and implementation of safe and effective explosives-neutralization procedures and techniques. Jane's Mines & EOD Operational Guide helps you: Identify unexploded.

One quarter of all war wounded were injured as a result of antipersonnel mines. In a UN weapons convention adopted specific rules on the use of land mines, yet despite this, mines are still present and causing casualties long after the by: Anti-personnel mines are a form of mines designed for use against humans as opposed to anti-tank mine s, which are designed for use against vehicles.

This type is designed to injure (as opposed to killing) as many victims as possible in order to increase the logistical (mostly medical) support required by. Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction (Ottawa Convention) U.S.

Government Documents. New United States Policy on Landmines: Reducing Humanitarian Risk and Saving Lives of United States Soldiers, State Department Fact Sheet, Febru   The following most dangerous anti personnel mines are the ones found in Hostile Environments: Blast mines.

create a large explosion when somebody steps on them. The mine is designed so that it is almost impossible to make it safe. Fragmentation mines. are triggered by a tripwire positioned a few centimetres above the ground.The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction (APM Convention) prohibits, among other things, the use, development, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines.