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10.11.2021 (20:30)

A squad of the International Mine Clearance Centre of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation sent to Laos for humanitarian demining of the country's territory

Russian servicemen of the International Mine Action Centre of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation were sent to the Lao People's Democratic Republic to carry out missions to search for and neutralize explosives in the central part of Laos.

In addition, it is planned to deploy a branch of the International Mine Action Centre of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation on the territory of Laos, on the basis of which Lao military personnel will undergo theoretical training using Russian sapper search and protection means, as well as master their practical application on the ground together with Russian colleagues.

This is the forth mission of the Russian military personnel of the mine centre to the Lao People's Democratic Republic.  Russian servicemen will perform tasks together with servicemen of the U-58 demining unit of the Lao People's Army.

The squad is equipped with modern means of searching and detecting  explosive objects (IMP-S2 inductive portable mine-detecting sets, MBI-P2  man-portable magnetometric mine detector, MG-1I mine detectors, INVU-3M  portable detector of noncontact explosive devices) and OVR-2-02  personal protection fitted with cooling system.

In accordance with the decision of the President of the Russian Federation, to assist in the demining of the territory in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation sent a demining detachment of the International Mine Action Centre of the Russian Armed Forces in the amount of 31 servicemen.

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Международный противоминный центр (МПЦ) , International activity
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