Mining operations and simulated blasting practice for combat engineers

20.4.2018 • Over 100 soldiers from the 151st Engineer Battalion and the 4th Rapid Deployment Brigade have concluded a ten-day training exercise in the handling, laying and demining of anti-tank mines. The exercise took place at the Boletice Military Training Area.

Mining operations and simulated blasting practice for combat engineers
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