PHOTO: Assault Breacher Vehicle Employs Line Charge

U.S. Marines with 1st Combat Engineers Battalion utilize an M1 Assault Breacher Vehicle (AVB) to employ an M58 Mine Clearing Line Charge (MICLIC) rocket to detonate emplaced mines near Camp Leatherneck in Helmand province, Afghanistan on April 29th, 2014. AVB’s, also known as “The Shredder”, are 72-ton, 40-foot tracked combat vehicles 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)

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