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The devil in the deep blue sea – tackling maritime mines

The two World Wars witnessed the most extensive maritime mining operations in history, but naval mines have been laid sporadically during conflicts ever since, and still pose a significant threat to civilian shipping, fishing and military fleets. Mine countermeasure (MCM) systems and the autonomous or remote controlled vessels that carry them are evolving rapidly, to reliably seek and destroy mines and provide safe passage.

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