Thursday, November 11, 2010

Operation Dragon Strike and the Mine Clearing Line Charge (MICLIC)

The "clear, hold and build" concept of counterinsurgency is being done in Afghanistan in many ways by the different combat formations of the U.S. and its coalition allies.  Currently OPERATION DRAGON STRIKE is underway in the outskirts of Kandahar and the 101st Airborne Division is applying its version of "clear" to the operation using bulldozers and Mine Clearing Line Charge (MICLIC) devices.  Read more in "U.S. Military Bulldozes through Kandahar", CBS News, November 10, 2010.

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