Watch A Rocket Projected Explosive Line Charge During Land Mine Clearing Live ExerciseMICLIC live fire exercise.
A land mine is an explosive device concealed under or on the ground and designed to destroy or disable enemy targets, ranging from combatants to vehicles and tanks, as they pass over or near it. A mine clearing, or demining, is the removal of landmines and Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) for military, humanitarian, or commercial reasons. The MICLIC is a rocket projected explosive line charge which provides a “close-in” breaching capability for maneuver forces.
In this video, Iraqi Army soldiers conduct a M58 Mine Clearing Line Charge (MICLIC) system live fire exercise under the supervision of U.S. and U.K. coalition trainers during an armed forces exercise at the Besmaya Range Complex. It looks like the Iraqis are learning new tricks.
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