Aardvark Clear Mine Limited Established in Aberdeenshire, Scotland to develop a machine to clear mine fields.
The Aardvark JSFU (Joint Services Flail Unit) design commenced
The United Nations purchases JSFU MK3’s for mine clearance in Afghanistan.
Aardvark JSFU’s supplied to the French Military.
Aardvark JSFU’s purchased by Dutch Army.
Mine Ban Treaty (Ottawa Convention) opened for signature. Treaty provides for a 10-year deadline for the clearance and destruction of all buried landmines. Not all nations sign, and many seek an extension.
South Korea purchases Aardvark JSFU’s for clearance of the DMZ.
The Aardvark JSFU MK4 evaluated by The Defence Evaluation and Research Agency (DERA).
Aardvark JSFU’s purchased by the Canadian Armed Forces.
Aardvark JSFU MK4 purchased by US Army for evaluation. More units purchased for use 2003, 2004.
Aardvark JSFU MK4’s purchased by the Irish Defence Force.