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The heuristic mine is a type of terran area-denial ordnance that combine characteristics of hopper mines and shape-charge mines with heuristic sensors and networking,

Groups of mines may communicate with each other through a low power network. Each detonation allows the mine swarm to independently modify its blast and usage pattern. Mines may distinguish and ignore non-threatening or dead objects. They may be programmed to either maim or kill.


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