• Florida faces ''imminent'' pollution catastrophe from ...

     · First published on Sun 4 Apr 2021 12.29 EDT. Work crews were pumping millions of gallons of contaminated wastewater into an ecologically …

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  • Keiler Mine Flail Tank

     · German Engineers clear a minefield, utilizing a German "Keiler" flail tank, during exercise in San Gregorio, Spain.Keiler mine flail (Minenräumpanzer Keiler)...

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  • Chapter 1, FM 3-34.2

    Obstacle Breaching Theory. ... Proofing verifies that a lane is free of mines and that the width and trafficability of the point of breach are suitable for the assault force. Proofing can be ...

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  • The Origins of Military Mines: Part II

    Manual Breaching. The first deliberate breach of a minefield was by Colonel Serrel''s 1st New York Volunteer Engineers at Fort Wagner, South Carolina, in August and September 1863 during the Civil War. Union sappers literally dug their way through the minefield using traditional siege warfare techniques. 29. Mine Plows, Rakes, and Detectors.

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  • Breaching Doctrine (ArmyStudyGuide )

    Mechanical breaching systems include: mineplows, rollers, rakes and blades. OC/Ts on site will determine effectiveness of the mine clearing operations based on types of mines, depth and soil conditions. Units may use mineplows to breach conventional and FASCAM minefields. Units should use mine …

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  • COVID Case Response on Campus

    The Mines COVID-19 Response Initiator Team (CRIT) was established to work closely with Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) to initiate Mines'' response to confirmed and presumed COVID-19 cases and conduct contact tracing on the Mines campus to ensure Mines is in the best position possible to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 within our campus community.

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  • Mark Twain National Forest

    Silver Mines is located at a historic mining operation and is known for its Precambrian granite and felsite rocks. Silver Mines Recreation Area is named for the abandoned "Einstein Mine", which was mined for Silver, Tungsten and Lead. The Einstein Silver Mining Company began mining in 1877, and mining ceased completely in 1946.

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  • Mine flail

    In battle, the modern preference is to detonate mines with explosive devices (mine-clearing line charges), such as the Antipersonnel Obstacle Breaching System or the Giant Viper. During the Gulf War, the U.S. 2nd Marine Division made an attempt to breach an Iraqi mine field with a mine flail mounted on an armored bulldozer. But the flail was ...

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  • Triple PG Sand Mine Finally Starts Plugging Breach on ...

     · While the Triple PG owners immediately rushed to seal off the most visible breach into Caney Creek on October 12, other breaches still remain open. On Tuesday of this week, 46 days after the flood, the Triple PG mine was finally attempting to seal off the main breach into White Oak Creek, another tributary of Lake Houston.

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  • ''Imminent'' Collapse of Wastewater Reservoir in Florida ...

     · A sudden, uncontrolled breach could flood homes in the area and upend stacks of phosphogypsum, a waste product of phosphate mining, that hold the ponds.

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  • Oil Driller Breaches Salt Mine Under Louisana Lake

     · This is how you flush an entire lake down a hole. An exploratory drilling exercise miscalculates the location of a salt mine while drilling through a lake b...

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  • Antipersonnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS)

    Antipersonnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS) APOBS is an explosive line charge system that allows Soldiers to conduct safe breaching through enemy antipersonnel minefields and multi-strand wire obstacles. It is light enough to be carried by two Soldiers with …

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  • Combat Engineers Conduct Breach Training | Article | The ...

     · Combat Engineers with 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division practiced breaching obstacles using C-4 …

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  • Spill sheds light on legacy of abandoned mines out West ...

     · The majority of these mines are located out West in Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico and California. Known as hard rock mines, many date back to the height of the California Gold Rush in the 1800s.

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  • Northern Minn. mine breach leaves messy cleanup | MPR News

     · Listen Northern Minn. mine breach leaves messy cleanup A ''s eye view of the washout near Biwabik on April 24, 2018. Drainage from the old Ajax Mine washed out a portion of the Mesabi Trail and ...

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  • Mine dam collapses in Brazil; 7 bodies found, but 150 ...

     · The Feijao mine is managed by Brazilian mining giant Vale, which said it suffered a "breach," causing mining debris to spill into the mine''s administrative area …

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  • Keiler Mine Flail Tank

    German Engineers clear a minefield, utilizing a German "Keiler" flail tank, during exercise in San Gregorio, Spain.Keiler mine flail (Minenräumpanzer Keiler)...

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  • Combined-Arms Breaching Operations

    Proofing verifies that a lane is free of mines and that the width and trafficability of the point of breach are suitable for the assault force. Proofing can be conducted visually (against surface-laid minefields), electronically (mine detectors), or mechanically (mine-clearing rollers [MCRs]). Proofing is conducted when the risk of live

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  • Future Combined Arms Breaching Technology to be ...

     · However, the technological advances of near peer adversaries, such as the use and integration of smart mines and obstacles, present new challenges for many of our tried and true breaching tools ...

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  • Patria Heavy Mine Breaching Vehicle | Military-Today

    The Heavy Mine Breaching Vehicle offers even higher level of protection than the original Leopard 2A4. Additional floor has been added internally to improve crew survivability against anti-tank mines. All of the crew seats are attached to the roof for additional survivability. Vehicle is …

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  • British Army

    The 4C, the standard mine detector of the British Army since 1968, has been replaced by the Ebinger EBEX-420PB. The Army have designated the detector L77A1 and assigned it the NATO Stock Number 6665-99-869-3649. Python is an effective minefield breaching system which has been successfully tested by the British Army.

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  • GSL-133 Minefield Breaching Vehicle | Military-Today

    Specialized minefield breaching equipment was added. There is a wide mine plough mounted at the front. Also there are launchers for mine clearing line charges, mounted at the rear part of the superstructure. These are essentially rockets carrying explosives up to 100 m forward. Mine clearing line charges are launched from the superstructure.

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  • Phosphate mine collapse ''imminent'' as DeSantis issues ...

     · Saturday''s alert comes on the heels of an evacuation order issued on Friday after a breach was observed in the wall of a leaking pond containing 800 million gallons of water containing ...

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  • U.S. Navy Mine Countermeasures

    mines/obstacles. Target: COBRA. JDAM delivered Assault Breaching Sys for Mine & Obstacle Destruction, Countermine System. Target: ABS, CMS. Cooperative, netted UUVs for mine hunting. Target: SMCM UUV. LCS-based MIW Mission Modules using unmanned vehicle technologies. Target: OMCM Systems. Advanced Sonars and Processing for detection of buried ...

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  • M-5 Brief Survey of Mine Breaching

    Title: Microsoft Word - M-5 Brief Survey of Mine Breaching.doc Created Date: 1/27/2002 2:48:41 PM

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  • FM 20-32 PART TWO CHAPTER 9

    Breaching is a synchronized combined arms operation that is under the control of the maneuver commander. FM 90-13-1 provides combined arms commanders and …

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  • C. Breaching By Line Charge Analogue | Naval Mine Warfare ...

    "Overwhelming force" may be the only alternative if the operational imperatives require rapid breaching, with surprise or in emergency, of a sophisticated, robust, highly effective combination of mines and barriers in the very shallow water and surf zone. The task group has assumed that existing ...

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  • FM 20-32 CHAPTER 10

    The Antipersonnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS) (Figure 10-10) is a man-portable device that is capable of quickly creating a footpath through AP mines and wire entanglements. The APOBS is ...

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  • Man-Portable Obstacle Breaching

    Breaching enemy minefields and obstacles under enemy fire is one of the hardest things to do. A well trained infantry soldier is able to deploy the system under 1 minute. Straight line – one of the key requirements whilst creating safe lanes is to ensure these are linear. The system was designed to ensure it creates exceptionally straight ...

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  • The mining industry is getting rocked by cyber threats

    Between the 2010 breach of Rio Tinto Group and the 2016 attempt in Ukraine, there were 11 other notable breaches and/or leaks involving the mining industry. Incidentally, one of them came to light as a result of the Edward Snowden incident in 2013, when it was discovered that internal conversations at Brazil''s Mines and Energy Ministry had ...

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  • Battle Drill #8: Conduct Initial Breach of a Mined ...

    (2) The breaching fire team leader positions himself and the automatic rifle man on one flank of the breach point to provide close-in security. (3) The grenadier and rifleman of the breaching fire team probe for mines and cut the wire obstacle, marking the four corners of the breach with four Phoenix Beacons as they proceed.

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  • Introduction to Mine Clearing Technology

    mine clearing mission. This paper aims to give an introduction to and appreciation of the key mine clearing methods and equipment, and the key differences and considerations for military and humanitarian operations. The common methods of demining such as manual demining, explosive mine breaching and mechanical demining will be discussed. The design

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  • Brazilian Mine Disaster Leaves 58 Dead, 200 Missing ...

     · The 2015 breach released over 2 billion cubic feet of mining waste, which flooded local rivers and flushed into the Atlantic in what was considered Brazil''s largest environmental catastrophe.

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