Low energy seabed ordnance disposal trial

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Scientists in the UK are trialling new methods to remove unexploded ordnance from the seabed in a less harmful way

Underwater ordnance disposal is a high-profile issue and crucial to helping the UK meet its offshore wind construction targets.

Currently ordnance left over from the world wars and military exercises is removed using high order detonation – a destructive method which can mean injury or death for marine life and leaves large craters on the seabed.

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