PROM 1 — metal detector warning

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    Ed.1, Amendment 1
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    01 Jul 2013

The European Union (EU) Joint Research Centre (JRC) were requested by a demining organisation to conduct trials into the feasibility of the activation of PROM 1 anti-personnel mines by physical contact with a metal detector that had failed to indicate the presence of the mine.

It is not proposed to reproduce the full report in this technical note, only the abstract and conclusions. The final report can be located on the JRC website at, or form:

Francois Littmann

European Commission Joint Research Centre ISIS/TDP

Via E. Fermi 1 - TP. 272

Ispra (VA)


Tel: +39 0332 78 6230 Fax: +39 0332 78 5469 Email:

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