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Welcome to the Counter-IED Report website, one-stop information and news source for Counter-IED professionals worldwide. The Counter-IED Report is a leading international subscription-based publication, which serves as an information source to communicate the latest developments in the fight against the IED threat. The aim of the Counter-IED Report is to identify technological advances as well as strategies and tactics for countering threat networks, reduce IED manufacture and placement, assist post-conflict humanitarian demining and capacity building efforts worldwide. We strive to deliver an up-to-date, first-hand expert knowledge, and facilitate information sharing between stakeholders, academia and the industry. The report is published in print, eBook and PDF formats, and distributed worldwide. The distribution is tailored to the highly engaged audience of EOD, CIED, CBRNe, Defence, Law Enforcement, CT and Security professionals and senior decision makers in government, public and private sectors. Additional print copies of the Report are also distributed at the relevant Defence and Security events through our Media Partnership Programme.


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  • Central Berlin evacuated after Second World War bomb dropped by Britain is found

    April 20, 2018

    The centre of Berlin has been evacuated after the discovery of a Second World War bomb dropped by Britain. The central railway station, economy ministry and the natural history museum have all been closed to the public while bomb disposal experts deal with the explosive. German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said it expected long-distance rail transport at ...

  • Milipol Qatar’s 12th edition to be held from 29 to 31 October 2018

    April 19, 2018

    Middle East’s leading homeland security exhibition incorporates Civil Defence Exhibition and Conference for the first time and calls upon industry experts to take part in the 2018 edition Doha, Qatar –  April 2018: Milipol Qatar, the leading international exhibition dedicated to homeland security and Civil Defence in the Middle East, returns for its 12th edition this ...

  • Mine detection dog saves Turkish soldiers before being killed by IED

    April 19, 2018

    A mine detection dog named “Hüner” died during counter-terror operations after an improvised explosive device (IED) he found went off in southeastern Turkey’s Siirt province on Wednesday. The eight-year-old dog reportedly saved the lives of Turkish Gendarmerie units during the mine clearing operations at Siirt’s Herekol Mountain. Hüner reacted after detecting the explosive, which had previously been ...

  • Kerala: IED found near RSS office in Kozhikode

    April 18, 2018

    An improvised explosive device (IED) was recovered from the compound of the RSS office at Kallachi in the Valayam police station limits on Wednesday morning. The IED has a PVC pipe, circuit, inverter and switch besides small quantity of gun powder. The material is covered with thick red insulation tape, police said. Read more… Source: The Times of India  

  • Ammunition boxes washed up on beaches

    April 18, 2018

    Police are urging the public to be vigilant following two incidents where members of the public discovered several boxes of Navy ammunition believed to have washed up in East Cornwall. Inspector Rick Milburn said: ‘Over the weekend, we received two reports that ammunition was located on Porthbeor beach in Roseland and on Vault Beach in Gorran ...

  • Peruvian Service Members Train on Deactivating Explosives

    April 17, 2018

    A delegation of Peruvian soldiers traveled to Spain to participate in a course on explosives deactivation. Ten members of the Peruvian Army, including commissioned and noncommissioned officers, took the course between January 24th and March 21st. Specialists from the Spanish Army at the Academy of Engineers in Hoyo de Manzanares, Madrid, taught the Disposal and ...

  • Three Iranian security personnel killed at Pakistan border – Revolutionary Guards

    April 17, 2018

    Three Iranian security personnel were killed by militants in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan on Tuesday, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said. An Iranian police officer was killed in an ambush on a border post in the city of Mirjaveh in Sistan-Baluchestan province, and two soldiers died when their vehicle was hit by an improvised ...

  • UK, Nigeria pledge to continue strong partnership

    April 17, 2018

    The leaders of Nigeria and the UK met Monday in London to discuss bilateral relations. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed that the UK and Nigeria were “strong and enduring partners” and would continue to champion their shared values of democracy, including the fight against corruption, the British government said in ...

  • Leader of ISIS cell supporters blows himself up to avoid arrest in Russia

    April 17, 2018

    The leader of a terrorist cell, which had connections to the jihadist group Islamic State, has killed himself with an improvised explosive device in order to avoid being arrested, Russian law enforcement said. The cell was planning bomb and gun attacks in Russia’s Rostov region, but was identified and thwarted before they could act, the Federal ...

  • Anti IED conference seeks solutions to the use of IEDs in Somalia

    April 16, 2018

    The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia, Ambassador Francisco Madeira, has called for concerted efforts, to defeat the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) to security forces and civilian populations in Somalia. Ambassador Madeira made the remarks during the official opening of the fourth Bi-annual Counter IED Conference, ...

  • Following Air Strikes against Suspected Chemical Weapons Sites in Syria, Security Council Rejects Proposal to Condemn Aggression

    April 14, 2018

    On the heels of air strikes meant to hamper Syria’s ability to use chemical weapons, the Security Council today rejected a proposal by the Russian Federation to condemn such aggression by the United States and its allies over suspected chemical weapons use in the country, amid pressure from the Secretary-General to abide by the tenets ...

  • Latest UN update records continuing record high levels of civilian casualties in 2018

    April 12, 2018

    The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) renews its call upon all parties to the conflict to increase efforts to protect civilians, as the number of civilians killed and injured by armed conflict in the first quarter of 2018 remained at the same high level recorded in 2017. From 1 January to 31 March 2018, UNAMA ...


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