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02 Feb

From 29th January to 1st February, OSCE PCU Ukraine organized a visit of the Ukrainian delegation to the Republic of Croatia. The delegation consisted of parliament members involved in development and passing of the Law on Mine Action, representatives of state agencies and donors of the OSCE PCU Project „Mine Action Capacity Building in Ukraine“.Establishment of a mine action system and legal framework for establishment of a national mine action centre are among the project goals, and the Republic of Croatia was chosen for this visit as a country with a long-standing experience in demining and a well-developed system of implementation of mine action with rules and regulations and legislature in place.

17 Jan

The Government Office for Mine Action, Croatian Mine Action Centre and Croatian Mine Action Centre - Centre for Testing, Development and Training have the pleasure to invite you to the 15th International Symposium Mine Action 2018, which is to be held in the town of Slano near Dubrovnik, from 9th to 12th April 2018. The Symposium will be held under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Croatia.

We are proud of the fact that this will be our 15th Symposium! We would like to emphasize that this would not have been possible without your sincere interest, support and contribution in oral presentations and demonstrations of equipment for detection and demining.

29 Nov

From 27th to 29th November, HCR-CTRO hosted, together with CROMAC, a delegation of the Saudi Arabia. The delegation consisted of representatives of the Engineering Command, Infantry Command, Armed Forces Command, Office of the Chief of Staff and the Navy Command of the Ministry of Defence of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Representatives of HCR-CTRO, led by the director, Mr Nikola Pavković, presented the activities of the Centre, with a special emphasis on a system of the airborne non-technical survey from a drone, training courses and quality management.
In view of the fact that Saudi Arabia is establishing a mine action centre of a regional character, the hosts offered advice and transfer of knowledge. The leader of the visiting delegation said that they were impressed with the Croatian mine action system and that they will be glad to base their centre on the Croatian model.

13 Nov

The Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre Of Excellence has invited HCR-CTRO to present at the 3rd Counter IED Technology Workshop held in Madrid from 24th to 26th October 2017 (http://c-ied-techws-madrid.com/introduction/) on the testing of NR-900EK3M EAGLE, NR 2000 and NR12C detectors. The workshop was strictly focused on technologies in support of countering improvised explosive devices.

10 Nov

A kick-off meeting of the project entitled Biological Methods (Bees) for Explosive Detection was held on the premises of HCR-CTRO on 3rd November 2017. The project is financed by the NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme.

The participants of the project are: HCR-CTRO, project coordinator, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences from the University of Zagreb, University from Banja Luka and University from St. Andrews.

Duration of the project is three years, and its goal is to develop innovative methods and technologies for landmine detection through the advancement and integration of current state of the art techniques – honeybees in combination with explosive vapour sensors and advanced imaging techniques.