The Mine Warfare Association (MINWARA) is a not-for-profit professional organization devoted to education and raising awareness of sea and land mines and the means to counter them. The purpose is to strengthen the national security of the United States and to help attain international security and humanitarian objectives of the United States.


The Mine Warfare Association has the following objectives:

  • To provide education and training and to increase awareness about the military arts of mine warfare and the impacts of mines during and after hostilities;
  • To enhance communication among individuals and organizations concerned about all aspects of mine warfare – mining and mine design, mine countermeasures and counter-mine activity, de-mining and remediation of areas contaminated by mines, unexploded ordnance, or hazardous chemical, biological, and radiological materials.

For additional information see our Mission Statement

The Mine Warfare Association would like to thank our Corporate Members (see logos below):