At the end of 1995 a decision was taken within the Diehl Group to create technologies for humanitarian demining. A starting point for these considerations was the German government's firm political intention to make a significant contribution to combating the landmine plague and in particular - as one of the world's leading industrialized countries - to provide technology on an industrial scale for this purpose. The company Flensburger Fahrzeugbau GeselIschaft mbH (FFG) was commissioned to implement the project.
"Performance Report -The Minebreaker 2000,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 3
, Article 16.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol3/iss2/16