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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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.
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of antipersonnel mines by their forces and urges the clearance and destruction
stockpiles of antipersonnel mines from countries that have signed the Mine Ban Treaty and to commit the U.
Under the Mine Ban Treaty, states must renounce use of antipersonnel
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military's use of all land mines, both antivehicle and antipersonnel, except those with self-destructive capabilities.
During the classroom instruction, there are lectures about current ongoing UN or NATO missions; characteristics of antipersonnel and antitank mines, unexploded ordnance (UXO), and booby traps; and other mine-related threats.
Japan will send two persons to Afghanistan to help the war-torn country's efforts to remove antipersonnel land mines, the Foreign Ministry announced Thursday.
As foreign minister, he has pressed for the signing of a global treaty to ban antipersonnel land mines, and worked extensively to improve ties with Russia toward signing a peace treaty by the year 2000, it said.
During these tests, the Quantum prototype land mine detection system detected 100% of all antipersonnel and antitank landmines with no false alarms after a rescan of initial alarms.