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United States of America

Test Facilities at Yuma Proving Ground:

Name: Steel Crater UXO Test Site, Yuma PG
Short description: Open demonstration range with surveyed UXO targets.


Mechanical Equipment Detector Protection Equipment EOD Others

Point of contact

Name: Mr. Bert Garcia
Function: U.S. ITEP POC
Phone / Fax: 703-693-5223/703-693-3039

General information

Indoor / outdoor: Outdoor
Test area (m2): 1000m x 200m
Explosive allowed:  
Working office:

Size (m2)

Heating / Cooling

Phone / Fax

Internet access

 (for visiting users)        


This area contains over 1000 inert surface and buried UXO and mine targets surveyed in a variety of orientations from surface to 6-ft in depth. It contains landmines, submunitions, mortars, projectiles, bombs, and other ordnance items.

Areas are available for expansion. An inert target inventory is available for additional target requirements. A portable operations building is on-site.

The site is easily equipped with portable meteorological stations as needed. The site can be equipped with surface or wireless network systems for communication and data acquisitions requirements.

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