The UXO Threat

   CLUSTER MUNITIONS (BOMBIES)   

LAND SERVICED AMMUNITION

Cluster munitions are the main cause of UXO casualties. Bombies are considered as the highest risk.

 

48% of UXO found, removed or destroyed

Rockets, shells, mortars, and the like are a hazard, but not high risk.

 

50% of UXO found, removed or destroyed

   GENERAL PURPOSE BOMBS     LAND MINES

GP bombs are a hazard, but not high risk.

 <1% of UXO found, removed or destroyed

Mines cause very few casualties, hazard, but not high risk.

 <1% of UXO found, removed or destroyed