Marines with 2d Combat Engineers Battalion (2d CEB), utilize the M1 Assault Breacher Vehicle (AVB) to employ M58 Mine Clearing Line Charges (MICLIC) rockets attached with Composition C (C-4) explosive, in order to detonate emplaced mines prematurely near 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)
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