The development of mechanical mine clearance systems has been a long and protracted affair. It is generally accepted that no single machine can solve all mine problems, and if such a machine were to be developed, its size would probably prohibit it from being of practical use in the field.
Group, The Heartlands
"The Heartlands Group,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 3
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