Taking into account the risk of UXO contamination is mandatory for local authorities and public works companies. Such requirement applies to the construction of infrastructure and the conclusion of commercial transaction (sale, property transfer) alike.
The historical study highlights presumptions of UXO contaminations. It qualifies and quantifies the residual ammunition risk, while estimating its distribution on the studied sites. The conclusions of the historical studies are taken into consideration during the design phase of a project, thus structuring possible additional field investigations.
It can lead to the conduct of detection, securing and/or UXO clearance operations.
The historical and documentary research analyzes among other things:
This information is collected through numerous searches of archives, both civilian and military, with the competent demining services and testimonies of key persons.