October 2019

October 2019

Oceanology 2020

See you at Oceanology International at Excel, London on March 17th-19th 2020. Please come and visit the 6 Alpha stand, number R550.

Mistaken UXO

The unearthing of a gas cylinder during redevelopment works at a site in Stotfold, Hertfordshire, which was mistaken as unexploded ordnance (UXO), resulted in the unnecessary call-out of emergency services, delay to on-going works and consideration to evacuate many family homes (https://www.thecomet.net/motoring/stotfold-street-cordoned-off-after-cylinder-found-by-builders-1-6333907). 6 Alpha Associates offers a range of...

Testing

6 Alpha test and validate the positional accuracy of our new survey equipment with our indigenous EOD Engineer team.

State-of-the-art

6 Alpha is now actively deploying brand new, state-of-the-art, bomb survey equipment, delivering our clients faster and more accurate results.

6 Alpha’s GIS Team

6 Alpha have a team of Geographic Information System (GIS) technicians, who employ specialist software to input historical, unexploded ordnance (UXO) geospatial data into our UXO relational database.  The data base, one of the largest of its kind, has well over a million data-points, which enables us to very quickly and accurately identify land and marine UXO.  We regularly supply UXO threat...

Second World War 250kg bomb

Successful demining operation of a World War II bomb The success of the demining of a US bomb 250 kg dating from the Second World War. Go to: 20minutes.fr

Survey Verification Testing

6 Alpha’s UXO surrogate items being used again for Survey Verification Testing.

Tall Boy found in Poland

Mind-blowing: 12,000 lb-heavy WWII bomb found in Poland. Weighing a staggering five tonnes (12,000 lb), the “Tallboy” earthquake bomb, one of the largest explosive devices of WWII.

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