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- Mine warfare : An area of military technology and doctrine, which deals with the development, use of, defense against, and removal of land mines, improvised explosive devices, and sea mines. These devices are characterized by being distributed prior to the presence of an adversary; the mines trigger either by sensing the enemy, or by command from friendly forces.
- Sympathetic detonation : Explosion occurring when an "acceptor" explosive material detonates from the blast of a nearby "donor" explosion, with no interconnection between the donor and acceptor
- Line charge : An explosive formed as a long, flexible package, intended to have a linear blast pattern much longer than it is wide; military applications in clearing mines; general applications in breaking concrete, paving, ice, or log jams
- Combat engineer : Ground combat troops trained and equipped to improve the mobility of one's own side by breaching enemy obstacles, building bridges, etc.; blocking enemy mobility with barriers, demolition, mine warfare, etc.
- Assault Breacher Vehicle : U.S. Marine Corps vehicle remanufactured from M1 Abrams tanks for combat engineers to use in penetrating obstacles, standard minefields, and areas with improvised explosive devices
- Improvised explosive device : 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