antipersonnel


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antipersonnel

[‚an·tē‚pərs·ən′el]
(ordnance)
Applied to bombs, mines, and missiles designed to kill, wound, or obstruct people. Abbreviated apers.
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troops have used antipersonnel mines in Iraq or Afghanistan or anywhere else, it is irresponsible and unproductive for any of us to assert that they did.
Les amateurs du developpement dans les deserts egyptiens ont l'espoir dans la periode a venir que le president Morsi et le Gouvernement Qandil mettent dans leurs priorites le casse-tete que representent les mines antipersonnel et suivent de pres le sarclage effectif du fameux jardin de Rommel.
Seven casualties were caused by ERW, five by antipersonnel mines, two by antivehicle mines, and six by unspecified mines.
Land mines and ''explosive remnants of war'' are serious obstacles to sustainable development in many of the world's poorest countries and many of the 82 countries affected by antipersonnel mines and ERW continue to report new casualties, many of them children.
The FEF will be able to quickly locate and neutralize all antitank and antipersonnel mines and other explosive hazards (EH) to enhance mobility and force protection.
In 1998, President Bill Clinton issued a directive whereby the United States would sign the agreement by 2006 if suitable alternatives to antipersonnel landmine (APL) technology could be developed and fielded.
The 37-year-old of the Three Regiment Army Air Corps was stunned that children were playing soccer with lethal antipersonnel mines right in front of the helicopter unit.
The manufacture and sale of antipersonnel landmines has been illegal in the UK for the last three years.
The first is Korea, where the Pentagon contends that it must maintain the option to disperse antipersonnel landmines if North Korean troops advance on the South.
The grants comprise up to 330 million yen for improving the equipment used to remove antipersonnel land mines, up to 112 million yen for purchasing medical equipment at Siem Reap Hospital, and up to 1,307 million yen for renovating the Siem Reap section of national highway Route 6.
Komura pledged to extend assistance to refugees trying to escape fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, as well as to donate 500,000 dollars through the United Nations to remove antipersonnel land mines.