2 edition of Anti-personnel land-mines found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||RJ101 .F33 1989|
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|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
THE BAN ON ANTI-PERSONNEL LANDMINES. Sponsored link. Anti-personnel landmines are an insidious weapon of war. They are simple and cheap to produce, costing only about $ U.S. to manufacture. They either maim or kill anyone who steps on one. They remain active for decades. They keep on injuring and killing people long after the war has ended. In , more than nations signed the Ottawa Convention banning anti-personnel land mines that do not self-destruct. Notably, the United Author: John Ismay.
Books Music Art & design Vox published a leaked state department cable rescinding Barack Obama’s ban on production or acquisition of anti-personnel landmines The landmine Author: Julian Borger. This article discusses the Ottawa Treaty or, as it is properly known, the Convention on the Prohibition on the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on their Destruction, which was signed by governments in Ottawa, Canada, on 3–4 December By November , there were states parties to the : John English.
The M14 and M16 Anti-personnel Mines - The M14 blast mine is designed to cause harm to people and objects within close proximity to the mine. Learn about the M14 and M16 : Kevin Bonsor. The first print, hardcover edition of the thought provoking; Antipersonnel.-Covering a wide range of modern & obsolete Land Mines, from over a score of different countries.-With a museum quality photograph of each example, including a short description of the mine's manufacturer and functions, on the opposite Rating: % positive.
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The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines. This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC concerning landmines Format: Hardcover. This volume illustrates and describes all known anti-personnel landmines that have been produced, are available or have been used in battlefields and areas of conflict worldwide.
It should be of interest to to both military and civilian mine-clearance specialists.4/5(2). There are more than 70 countries in the world that suffer from the presence of landmines. Annually, betw people are killed or injured by these mines so there is a pressing need for advances in technology to help to remove them.
Anti-personnel Landmine Detection for Humanitarian Demining reports on state-of-the-art technologies developed during a Japanese National Research 1/5(1). Appendix C Current Types of U.S.
Landmines. This appendix provides descriptions of currently available antipersonnel landmines (APL) and some antitank (AT) mines that are part of mixed systems (see Table C-1).If current presidential policy continues, all of the pure APL described here, with the exception of the Claymore, will be unavailable to the U.S.
military afterexcept in Korea. Landmines have been much in the news Anti-personnel land-mines book recent months, but few today know much about them. Mike Croll describes the history of these weapons, which some specialists trace back to the 5th century BC, from their earliest use to the present ically triggered mines of surprising sophistication were used by Confederates defending Charleston and Wilmington in the American Civil War, but the.
Anti-personnel land-mines book Anti-personnel Landmines 13 International Conference for a Global Ban on Anti-personnel Landmines,Brussels,Belgium,24–27 June Humanitarian Aspects – an Integrated and Coordinated Approach, statement of Cornelio Sommaruga, President, ICRC, Geneva Declaration of the Brussels Conference on Anti-personnel Landmines Press File Size: KB.
Landmines are an important weapon in the U.S. military’s arsenal but the persistent variety can cause unintended casualties, to both civilians and friendly forces. New technologies could replace some, but not all, of the U.S. military’s antipersonnel landmines by But anti-personnel mines continue to kill and maim even though the war is over.
And it is mainly civilians who suffer the horrific more By entering this website, you consent to the use of technologies, such as cookies and analytics, to customise content, advertising and. The agreement is also referred to as the Ottawa Treaty or the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention.
3 Archbishop Desmond Tutu, “Foreword” in Banning Landmines: Disarmament, Citizen Diplomacy, and Human Security edited by Jody Williams, Stephen D.
Goose and Mary Wareham (Lanham, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ), ix. The Banning of Anti-Personnel Landmines: The Legal Contribution of the International Committee of the Red Cross | Louis Maresca, Stuart Maslen | download | B–OK.
Download books for free. Find books. A land mine can be triggered by a number of things including pressure, movement, sound, magnetism and vibration. Anti-personnel mines commonly use the pressure of a person's foot as a trigger, but tripwires are also frequently employed.
Most modern anti-vehicle mines use a magnetic trigger to enable it to detonate even if the tires or tracks. Anti-personnel landmines are designed specifically to reroute or push back foot soldiers from a given geographic area.
These mines can kill or disable their victims, and are activated by pressure, tripwire or remote detonation. There are also smart mines, which automatically deactivate themselves after a certain amount of time.
These are the Author: Kevin Bonsor. Antipersonnel landmines are explosive devices designed to injure or kill people. They can lie dormant for years and even decades under, on, or near the ground until a.
Get this from a library. Anti-personnel land-mines, an annotated bibliography. [Canada. Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.;]. Obama in banned the use of anti-personnel landmines with the exception, under pressure from military planners, of the Korean peninsula where the explosives dot the last Cold War frontier with.
In the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL) successfully lobbied for the Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-personnel Mines and on their Destruction ( Mine Ban Treaty) By September40 countries had ratified the treaty, thus making the treaty international law on 1.
The exact origin of the anti-personnel mine is the subject of debate. A publication, The History of Landmines, argues that modern landmines ‘trace their lineage from non-explosive predecessors such as the spikes and stakes that were employed by ancient armies.’ Mike Croll, The History of Landmines (Barnsley: Leo Cooper, ), p.
ix; see also pp. 1–8. Basic Books, c p. Anti-Personnel Landmines: Friend or Foe?: A Study of the Military Use and Effectiveness of Anti-Personnel Mines.
2nd ed. Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross,88p. Anti-Personnel Mines in Central America: Conflict and Post-Conflict: Landmines Must be Stopped. Geneva: International Committee of the Red File Size: 1MB.
Anti-personnel landmines: recognising & disarming. [Eddie Banks] -- This volume illustrates and describes all known anti-personnel landmines that have been produced, are available or have been used in battlefields and areas of conflict worldwide.
Buy Alternative Technologies to Replace Antipersonnel Landmines by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Office of International Affairs, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Committee on Alternative Technologies to Replace Antipersonnel Landmines (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.3/5(1).
Canada, Germany, Denmark, Austria and Sweden adopt ban on anti-personnel mines. Jan Princess Diana calls for international ban on landmines. Dec nations sign Mine Ban Treaty in.Anti-personnel mines are used in a similar manner to anti-tank mines, in static "mine fields" along national borders or in defense of strategic positions as described in greater detail in the land mine article.
What makes them different from most anti-tank mines, however, is their smaller size, which enables large numbers to be simultaneously deployed over a large area.The International Committee of the Red Cross has played a key role in the effort to ban anti-personnel landmines and in offering aid to victims of war and internal armed violence.
This book provides an overview of the work of the ICRC in this area from throughand gives additional commentary on general issues of the methods and means.