German Engineers clear a minefield, utilizing a German “Keiler” flail tank, during exercise in San Gregorio, Spain.
Keiler mine flail (Minenräumpanzer Keiler) is mine-clearing vehicle developed by Rheinmetall in Germany. It is conversion of M48 Patton medium tank. The main role of the Keiler vehicle is clear a lane through minefields to let soldiers and vehicles pass safely. A deployable mine flail system is been fixed to the front of the vehicle, being used to clear both anti-tank and anti-personnel mines. (Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keiler_(mine_flail))