“Metal Detectors Are No Use”: Challenge of Removing Landmines in Ukraine


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(France24) The territory they are working to regain is more heavily mined than expected, and the plastic mines that cover the countryside cannot be picked up by metal detectors.

“We need drones with thermal imagers specifically for us deminers, because the mines heat up on a sunny day, and they show up on the drone’s imager really well,” said another deminer, Oleksandr.

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Published: Monday, July 24, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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