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BOZENA-4 IN OPERATES AT TURKISH-SYRIAN BORDER CROSSING POINT

ANAMA has signed a contract with a Turkish Company “Nokta”, on provision of mechanical demining support as well as External Quality Control services for mine clearance operations along Turkish-Syrian border crossing point. The area is an anti tank and anti personnel minefield with a total size of 160.000 sqm. BOZENA-4 mini flail mechanical demining machine of ANAMA and 10 ANAMA personnel has been deployed to Karkamish area of Gaziantep of Turkey. The clearance operations started on 26 August 2011 and lasted for 2 months. As a result of the conducted clearance operations 160.000 sqm area has been cleared and 72 antitank and antipersonnel mines with different calibers has been found and destroyed.  As a provider of External Quality Control for this demining project, ANAMA issued clearance certificates for the cleared area once all requirements of IMAS have been met.