Russian Sappers Take Delivery of New Military Hardware


The mine deactivating groups of the Southern Military District have received the newest IMPS-2 selective mine detectors, Korshun contactless explosive device detectors and OVR-2 Sokol protective suits. This information was presented by the press service of the Southern Military District.

The IMPS-2 selective mine detector can detect explosive devices in the ground or snow at a depth of 1.5 m. The Sokol gear is designed for protecting a sapper from small fragments. The newest protective suit weighs only 8.5 kg. The Korshun contactless explosive device detector is capable of detecting explosive devices behind various obstacles, such as walls made of concrete and brick, wire mesh, asphalt and concrete road surfaces. The system can be used to detect controlled mines and improvised explosive devices within the range of up to 30 m.


Posted on February 16, 2015, in Defence Industry News. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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