unexploded ordnance


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unexploded ordnance

[¦ən·ik′splōd·əd ′ȯrd·nəns]
(ordnance)
An object containing explosives which did not function as intended, or an object which contains some type of delay-action device.
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Task force chairman and Housing Secretary Eduardo del Rosario said they expect to clear all unexploded ordnances and debris by November.
Peace Museum of Mine Action director Phat Phearak said through an agreement with the National Police, CMAC acquired more than 10,000 broken and decommissioned weapons and unexploded ordnance in order to recycle them into statues of animals and other objects for the benefit of the nation.
Maria Theresita Gaspan, the DCPO's spokesperson, said all remaining unexploded ordnances have already been pulled out from the storage room of the Explosive Ordnance Division (EOD) inside Camp Domingo Leonor.
In December 2018, UNAMID declared Kulbus locality of West Darfur state as free of ERW but there are large amounts of unexploded ordnance in the region which is severely affected by the armed conflict since 2003.
In the post-war period, 1,756 people were affected by landmines or unexploded ordnance, while 613 people were killed by landmines.
During this period, ANAMA's staff discovered and defused 38 unexploded ordnance (UXOs) and an anti-tank mine.
Eight months after the end of fighting here, the main battle zone of this city has not yet been completely cleared of unexploded ordnance while the scheduled debris clearing in the area could not yet start according to schedule.
Their spokesperson said: "We are deeply concerned that Redrow intend to punch piles through the ground and lay groundworks while highly explosive bombs potentially lurk beneath." However, Sefton Council says it does not directly deal with unexploded ordnance - and that Redrow has commissioned a survey of the site.
Talking about issues related to check posts and unexploded ordnance etc.
The military needs some more months, or at least until April next year, to finish clearing the main battle area in Marawi City of unexploded ordnance and bombs left by the terrorists, a military official said last Sunday.
Summary: United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag and Christina Lassen, the head of the delegation of the European Union to Lebanon, visited the area of Nabatieh Wednesday where efforts to clear unexploded ordnance are ongoing.
Whether in military or civilian communities, manufactured unexploded ordnance and improvised explosive devices are scattered throughout the world in long-forgotten battlefields and civilian communities targeted by terrorists.