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Abandoned Explosive Ordnance

Abandoned Explosive Ordnance (AXO)

explosive ordnance that has not been used during an armed conflict, that has been left behind or dumped by a party to an armed conflict, and which is no longer under control of the party that left it behind or dumped it. Abandoned explosive ordnance may or may not have been primed, fuzed, armed or otherwise prepared for use. (CCW protocol V)

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Definitions listed in this page come from the IMAS 04.10 Glossary of mine action terms, definitions and abbreviations (Second Edition May 2013)

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