New unidentified tracked vehicle spotted in China By Dylan Malyasov 6, January, 2018 1412 50 Second Read Country: China Got a news tip for our reporters? | Found a typo? Please let us know! | Subscribe to newsletter. An unidentified tracked vehicle with mine detection system was spotted this Thursday during an inspection of a Ground Force division from the Central Theater Command of the People’s Liberation Army by President Xi Jinping. According to a report by Beijing’s state-run central television (CCTV) on 4 January, the special combat vehicle with mounted mine detection system was developed for People’s Liberation Army. CCTV does not give any details of the new vehicle. More: Ukraine looking for partners to develop Mobile Mine Detector According to the local source, this is new vehicle developed for the detection of metal and non-metallic buried explosives in the ground and near roads. More: Schiebel Group receives major mine detector order from NATO The vehicle is equipped with multiple sensors and ground penetrating radar mounted in a special ramp. The antennas are arranged with a certain offset sidewise and lengthwise in such a way that there is no detection gap in driving direction.