There's equipment to reduce landmine risk, but the technology is imperfect.
By Merrell Noden
Posted 05.29.2002 at 12:09 pm 3 Comments
In afghanistan, where landmines kill or injure some six people each day, soldiers in very strange-looking boots are often seen prowling about minefields. At first blush it seems naive to even ask the question-can the right footwear offer significant protection?
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