Mine warfare

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Mine warfare refers to the use of different types of explosive devices:

  • Land mine, a weight-triggered explosive device intended to maim or kill people or to destroy vehicles
  • Minelaying, deployment of explosive mines at sea
    • Naval mine, a self-contained explosive device placed in water to destroy ships or submarines
  • Mining (military), the use of tunnels and sometimes large amounts of explosives to bring down fortifications

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