Butterfly landmines mapped by drones and machine learning

IEDs and so-called butterfly landmines could be detected over wide areas using drones and advanced machine learning, according to research from Binghamton University, State University at New York. The team had previously developed a method that allowed for the accurate Read More …

UK: Upperton Road in Leicester closed as explosive device is pulled from Grand Union Canal

Officers from Leicestershire Police closed a road in Leicester last night after a suspected explosive device was pulled from the river. Officers closed a section of Upperton Road and Western Boulevard around Swan Bridge at around 6.35pm yesterday. A suspected explosive device had Read More …

Japan contributes US$ 209K to UNMAS for mine action project in South Sudan

Since 2011, Japan has contributed over the US $17 million to humanitarian mine action in South Sudan, preventing physical harm to civilians, improving access to basic services, and helping people rebuild their lives in the wake of conflict. The Government Read More …