Dialogue looks into post-war bomb, mine recovery measures Society

Dialogue looks into post-war bomb, mine recovery measures

Measures to resolve the lingering consequences of unexploded ordnances (UXO) and toxic chemicals left by wars throughout the country were discussed at a dialogue held by the Standing Office of the National Steering Committee on the Settlement of Post-war UXO and Toxic Chemical Consequences (Office 701) on December 25.
UXOs handled in central provinces Society

UXOs handled in central provinces

Competent agencies on March 14 successfully handled a large bomb and a naval mine discovered in the central provinces of Quang Binh and Quang Ngai.
25 mortar shells safely relocated in Quang Tri Society

25 mortar shells safely relocated in Quang Tri

Twenty-five mortar shells left from the war were safely removed from a local house in the central province of Quang Tri on March 14, according to the mobile ordnance disposal team managed by Project RENEW and Norwegian People’s Aid.
Training course on UXO actions opened for military officials Society

Training course on UXO actions opened for military officials

A training course on bomb and mine operations jointly held by the Vietnam National Mine Action Centre (VNMAC) and the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Government, opened in Hanoi on July 9 for officials of the Ministry of Defence.
French-era bomb found in Yen Bai Society

French-era bomb found in Yen Bai

Military sapper in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai detonated a 150kg bomb, said to be left over by the French during the war in the first half of the 20th century, on May 30, ensuring safety for local residents.