Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System


The Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System (APOBS) is an explosive line charge system that allows safe breaching through complex antipersonnel obstacles, particularly fields of land mines. The Anti-Personnel Obstacle Breaching System is a joint DOD program for the U.S. Army and the United States Marine Corps.

The lightweight 125-pound system includes these features:

  • Delay and command firing modes
  • Deployable within 90 seconds
  • Deployable from a 35-meter standoff
  • Clears antipersonnel mines and complex wire obstacles
  • Clears a footpath up to 1 meter by 45 meters

As a certified insensitive munition, APOBS is safe to employ and transport.


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