Ukraine lost M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicle outside Avdiivka

Ukraine has lost only a few armored vehicles in its grueling defensive fight in—and now outside of—Avdiivka, a former Ukrainian stronghold just northwest of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. But a few doesn’t mean none. And one of the losses is Read More …

Germany sends ammunition, demining equipment to Ukraine

Germany has transferred additional military aid to Ukraine, including tank ammunition, demining equipment, and anti-aircraft guns, the German government announced on Dec. 22. Germany has consistently supported Ukraine with weapons and equipment deliveries since the start of Russia’s full-scale invasion. Read More …

S. Korea Donates Demining Equipment to Ukraine

South Korea has reportedly donated demining machines to Ukraine as humanitarian assistance. According to the South Korean embassy in Ukraine on Thursday, two demining machines and ten pickup trucks were handed over to Ukraine at a ceremony in Kyiv in Read More …

Ukraine: M1 Abrams-Based Mine Clearing Vehicle Appears In-Country

The U.S.-made M1150 Assault Breacher Vehicle (ABV) will provide critical capabilities helping Ukrainian troops clear the hundreds of miles of dense mine fields the Russians have built up. The U.S. Army describes the M1150 ABV as a “highly mobile and Read More …

How to blast through a Russian minefield

What does it take to blast a path through a minefield? A monster of a vehicle – part tank, part bulldozer – firing a rocket attached to a cord of explosives. That detonation in turns detonates the mines that are Read More …

Germany provides another military assistance package to Ukraine

As part of the new military assistance package provided by Germany, Ukraine will receive mine clearing tanks, howitzers, drones, and other military equipment units. The relevant statement was made by the German Federal Government on August 4, 2023. The new Read More …

Ukraine will produce its own mine clearance machines

In Ukraine, a machine for preparing the soil for mine clearance was certified. The manufacturer received a certificate of conformity and a declaration of conformity, which allows establishing its production and using it for mine clearance of territories. This was Read More …

Ukraine: Demining Leopard vehicles cannot work in 35-degree heat

When it comes to enduring 35-degree heat, the German Leopard 2R tank-based demining machines, supplied to the Ukrainian army from Finland, are somewhat of a hot mess. The demanding temperature requires additional engine cooling, a necessity that unfortunately leads to Read More …

Canada sends US$16.5 million worth of mine clearance equipment to Ukraine

Ukraine has received the first batch of mine clearance equipment from Canada, with a total value of 22.5 million Canadian dollars (16.53 million US dollars). The Canadian Embassy in Ukraine noted that the equipment for mine clearance was received by Read More …

Ukrainian officials inspect mine removal equipment in Japan

Ukrainian government officials on Tuesday inspected land mine removal equipment displayed at an educational facility in Hokuto, Yamanashi Prefecture. Ukraine needs about 60 land mine removal machines and hopes to gain Japan’s assistance, said Stanislav Kulykivsky, head of the international Read More …