Listed as one of the most contaminated countries in the world, Egypt has an estimated 22.7 million landmines and other explosive remnants of war. In order to foster the research, development and application of robotics in humanitarian demining in Egypt, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Robotics and Automation Society – Egypt Chapter organized Minesweepers: Towards a Landmine-Free Egypt, an outdoor robotic competition hosted by the German University in Cairo from 15–17 September 2012.
"Minesweepers: Towards a Landmine-Free Egypt, an Outdoor Humanitarian Demining Robotic Competition,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 17
, Article 5.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol17/iss1/5