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INDENTIFY MINED AREAS
Three saw cuts in the side of a tree
Rocks piled up
Freshly dug mounds of earth
Damaged vehicles or dead animals
Signs, clothing or markers in trees, on post or on stakes
Residue from mine craters
DETECTION WILL BE PRIMARILY BY VISUAL MEANS.
INDICATORS OF POSSIBLE BOOBY TRAPS:
Trampled Earth or Footmarks.
Disturbances of Ground Surface or Scattered, Loose Soil.
DETECTION ( CONT.)
Improvised Methods of Marking Traps, Such as Piles of Stones or Marks on Walls or Trees.
Evidence of Withered Camouflage.
Wrappers, Seals, Loose Shell Caps, Safety Pins, Nails, Batteries, or Pieces of Wire or Cord.
Breaks in The Continuity of Dust, Paint Work, or Vegetation.
Lumps or Bulges Under Carpet or in Furniture.
Anything That Attracts Your Attention!
ACTION: LOCATE MINES BY PROBING.
CONDITIONS: GIVEN INDIVIDUAL COMBAT EQUIPMENT, A NON-METALLIC MINE PROBE, AND AREA WITH BURIED MINES, AND MARKING MATERIALS.
STANDARDS: PROBE EVERY 1 1/2 INCHES TO A PATH OF 1 METER WIDE, 1 TO 3 INCHES DEEP (vertical depth), AND AT A 30 DEGREE ANGLE. DETECTING AND MARKING MINES.
ACTION: LOCATE TRIPWIRES AND BOOBY TRAPS.
CONDITIONS: GIVEN A BOOBYTRAPPED LANE, INDIVIDUAL COMBAT EQUIPMENT, AND MARKING MATERIALS.
STANDARDS: USING ONE OF THE FIVE METHODS, LOCATE AND MARK TRIPWIRES AND BOOBY TRAPS WITHOUT ANY DETONATIONS.
ACTION: EXTRACTION FROM A MINEFIELD (DISMOUNTED).
CONDITIONS: GIVEN A SQUAD WITH INDIVIDUAL COMBAT EQUIPMENT, MINE PROBES, AND MARKING MATERIALS. SQUAD FINDS ITSELF IN A MINEFIELD BY VISUAL DETECTION OR MINE DETONATION.
STANDARDS: SQUAD DETECTS AND MARKS MINES ALONG A DESIGNATED PATH (ABC METHOD) AND EXTRACTS ALL SOLDIERS WITHOUT DETONATING ANY MINES