Latest Explosive weapons Stories

2008-07-29 15:00:57

As the result of an explosion and fire at a mine belonging to Russian metals and mining company Mechel, 17 people have been injured, four of whom are in a serious condition in intensive care, Russian Defence Ministry controlled Zvezda TV reported on 29 July.

2008-07-29 12:01:02

Excerpt from report by Russian state news agency ITAR-TASS Moscow, 29 July: The Vitse-Admiral Zakharyin minesweeper, a fundamentally new mine defence vessel, has joined the Novorossiysk naval base of the Russian Black Sea Fleet.

2008-07-23 21:00:33

MOSCOW. July 23 (Interfax) - The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry is starting a mine-clearing campaign in Serbia.

2008-07-22 09:00:55

More than 6.5 million square meters land of Afghanistan cleaned up from explosive devices: officials KABUL, July 21 (Xinhua) -- The UN-backed de-mining agency Mine Action Program for Afghanistan (MAPA) has cleaned up more than 6.5 million square meters of land from explosive devices over the past six months in Afghanistan, director of the agency Haider Reza said Monday.

2008-07-21 15:00:48

More than 38,000 land mines have been cleared this year in Afghanistan, one of the most heavily mined countries in the world, a U.N. official said Monday.

2008-07-17 12:00:57

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 17, 2008) - Vaaldiam Resources Ltd. (TSX:VAA) is pleased to announce the following management appointments: Jonathan Hsuan, Vice President, Operations: A graduate of the Royal School of Mines in London, England, Mr.

2008-07-16 03:00:39

MELBOURNE, Fla., July 16, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Another of Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) line of airborne mine countermeasures products has successfully completed its first flight.

2008-07-15 15:00:40

Taseko Mines Limited (TSX: TKO)(AMEX: TGB) advises that the Vancouver office is closed today as a result of a power failure that affected the Hunter Dickinson office in downtown Vancouver.

2008-07-13 03:00:20

By Kate Wiltrout, The Virginian-Pilot, Norfolk, Va. Jul.

2008-07-07 12:00:36

In a corporate goodwill initiative, DynCorp International is helping a non-profit organization teach Afghan children to avoid mines and unexploded ordnance.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.