Mine Clearing Line Charges (MICLIC)

5 May 2014 |

Marines with 1st Combat Engineers Battalion (1st CEB), utilize M1 Assault Breacher Vehicles (AVB's) to employ M58 Mine Clearing Line Charges (MICLIC) rockets attached with Composition C (C-4) explosive, in order to detonate emplaced mines prematurely nearby Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, April 29, 2014. AVB’s also known as “The Shredder”, are 72-ton, 40 foot tracked combat vehicle derived from the M1 Abrams model specifically designed to clear pathways for troops and other vehicles through minefields, roadside bombs and Improvised Explosive Devices. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Staff Sgt. Jonathan T. Spencer/RELEASED)
Mine Clearing Line Charges (MICLIC)