Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction/Related Articles

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Parent topics

  • Mine (land warfare) [r]: A destructive device used in land warfare, which waits passively for a target and then detonates due to some action or physical property of the target; in general usage, mines are purpose-built while improvised explosive devices are not [e]


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  • Cluster submunition [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Explosively formed projectile [r]: A technique of using controlled explosives to direct a blast wave, or materials near it, into a desired shape [e]
  • Mine (naval warfare) [r]: A naval explosive weapon that waits passively for a target to come into its range, and then detonates or releases a mobile weapon once its sensors detect an appropriate target [e]
  • Fuze [r]: A mechanical, pyrotechnic or electronic device that causes the initiation of a detonator after some sensed event or events [e]
  • Improvised explosive device [r]: A destructive device, not completely made from purpose-built military components, that is intended to cause destruction by means of an explosive charge and perhaps other components that increase damage [e]
  • Explosive ordnance disposal [r]: The techniques of identifying hazardous explosive devices, including unexploded ordnance (UXO) and improvised explosive devices (IED), determining if they can be rendered safe, and either attempting to render them safe or, after suitable precautions, destroying them in place [e]