Albania 2003 Mine-clearing. Minesweepers at work.

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Albania. Province of Kruma. Lata. On the border between Albania and Kosovo. Swiss Foundation for Mine Action ( Fédération suisse de déminage - FSD). Mine -clearing and clearance operations of landmines and unexplosed ordnance (UXO). Medivac exercice. Minesweepers simulate an accident with injuries which requires a medical evacuation. Demining or mine clearance is the process of removing  land mines from an area, while minesweeping describes the act of detecting of mines. Minesweepers rely on metal detectors. 20.09.03 © 2003 Didier Ruef