The 2,000 arrows and nearly 150 longbows found on board reflect the continuing reliance on traditional methods of anti-personnel artillery.
They're anti-personnel weapons; they're intended to give amputation wounds.
The rather more rare anti-personnel rockets will spew out fragments up to 30 feet or more.
Eventually, 102 countries were represented at the conference that signed a convention on the prohibition of the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel landmines.
The use of anti-personnel weapons in urban areas where they endanger large numbers of civilians is a violation of international law.
In the 1990s, outrage about the continuing manufacture and trade in anti-personnel weapons steadily grew.
Additionally, and consistent with Australia's obligations under the Ottawa Convention, Australian forces will not use or assist or encourage others to use anti-personnel landmines.
To reduce or eliminate the use of certain weapons that are indiscriminate in character, such as anti-personnel landmines.
Ten years on, he is the inventor of the country's first anti-personnel landmine disposal machine, and is helping clear the deadly invisible enemy from Afghanistan to Nicaragua.
For instance, it is estimated that one anti-personnel landmine can be bought at a paltry US $3, yet it costs up to US $1,000 to clear a single landmine.