|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:21:46 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] MUNITIONS, GLOBAL: Canada TV series: "Bomb Hunters"|
Bomb hunters searching Canada's lakes, waterways for thousands of
BY RANDY BOSWELL POSTMEDIA NEWS/Montreal Gazette (Canada) August 20, 2012OTTAWA - Unexploded bombs - potentially thousands of them - are believed to be lying undisturbed on former Canadian military training grounds, in nearby waters and elsewhere across the country, a potential hazard that has not only prompted federal efforts to dispose of the decades-old explosives but also inspired a new History Television series chronicling the mission: Bomb Hunters.
Scheduled to debut next week, the program follows two crews of bomb- disposal experts - including one from the Quebec-based company Mine/ EOD, headed by former Canadian Forces combat engineer Ray Tremblay - as they try to locate and blow up long-latent UXOs, or "unexploded explosive ordnance."
The pilot episode, to be aired Aug. 27, features Tremblay’s team carrying out preliminary work at Quebec's Lac Saint-Pierre - described by a narrator as "Canada's deadliest lake" because of the hundreds of undetonated artillery shells thought to lie on the bottom.
... For the entire article, seehttp://www.canada.com/news/Bomb+hunters+searching+Canada+lakes +waterways+thousands+unexploded+shells/7117298/story.html#ixzz248g6mnAl
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