USACE - Afghanistan Engineer District

Clearing areas littered with explosives

Release Date:   12/22/2009    Run Time:  00:02:04
20 years ago, the Soviet Union left Afghanistan after nearly 10 years of occupation. During their departure, the Soviets left tons of ordnance, much of it scattered in open areas. Hank Heusinkveld reports on the Corps of Engineers' efforts to clear areas littered with explosives, in preparation for their numerous construction projects throughout the country.