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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.


Latest News

  • Death toll of Tripoli electoral commission attack hits 16, ISIS claims responsibility

    May 2, 2018

    16 people were killed and at least 19 others were injured in an attack on the Tripoli-based High National Elections Commission (HNEC) in Ghout Al-Shaal on Wednesday morning. IS (also known as ISIS) terrorists claimed responsibility for the attack on their media platform “Wilayat Trabulus” and Reuters also cited Amaq (ISIS media platform) as claiming the terrorist attack. The ...

  • Request for Information (RFI) For Countering Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Devices (CVIED)

    May 1, 2018

    This RFI is issued solely for information and planning purposes – it does not constitute a Request for Proposal (RFP) or a promise to issue an RFP in the future. Requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. This notice does not constitute a commitment by the United States Government to contract for any ...

  • How assault vehicles destroy IEDs without locating them

    May 1, 2018

    For ground troops, the improvised explosive device threat is considered one of the deadliest defensive components ever to hit the battlefield. Enemy forces have placed countless IEDs anywhere, including alleyways, open terrain landscapes, and along transportation routes. With all the different mine-defeating technologies allied forces have available, many homemade explosives still manage to still go undetected ...

  • For the first time since Sept. 11, no new names will be added to the EOD memorial wall at Eglin

    April 30, 2018

    For the first time since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States, a memorial wall for military bomb technicians will not have any names added from action in Iraq and Afghanistan. The annual Explosive Ordnance Disposal Memorial Ceremony, which honors fallen military bomb technicians from all of America’s military services, is scheduled for ...

  • 11 Madrassa Students Killed In Kandahar Explosion

    April 30, 2018

    At least 11 students were killed and 16 other people, including five Romanian solders, were wounded in a car bombing in southern Kandahar province on Monday morning, local officials said. According to Kandahar officials the explosion happened at about 11am local time in Haji Abdullah Khan village of Daman district when a suicide bomber detonated a ...

  • At Least Seven People Killed in Back-To-Back Explosions

    April 30, 2018

    At least seven people were killed in two explosions in Kabul city early Monday morning, local officials confirmed. In addition, 20 others were wounded. The first explosion happened at about 8am local time in Shashdarak area of Kabul city after a suicide bomber on a motorbike detonated his explosives close to an National Directorate of Security (NDS) ...

  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and explosive (CBRNe)-threat Emergency Preparedness and Response event to take place in Tokyo, Japan

    April 30, 2018

    The Non-Conventional Threat (NCT) Asia Pacific event is coming to Japan for its third edition! Taking place in the Marriott Hotel in Tokyo from the 28th to the 30th of May, the event is hosted by the CBRNe Society in partnership with the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology (QST), the Japanese Science and ...

  • India: Railway Ministry Issues Alert After Explosives Recovered From Train

    April 29, 2018

    Rourkela: A day after huge cache of explosives was recovered from Alleppey-Dhanbad Express in Jharsuguda, the Ministry of Railways issued an advisory to railway officials to be ‘alert’ and take necessary preventive measures. The Ministry has asked senior officials of all the railway divisions including East Coast Railway to take all possible measures through proper coordination ...

  • Islamic State’s propaganda machine crippled in international operation

    April 27, 2018

    A “ground-breaking” international operation has crippled the propaganda machine of Islamic State, the European police agency has said. Europol said the two-day “takedown” action had “punched a big hole in the capability of IS to spread propaganda online and radicalise young people in Europe”. A particular target was the group’s Amaq news agency, which has been used ...

  • Senior Al Qaeda-linked cleric in Syria injured in assassination attempt

    April 27, 2018

    Abdullah Al Muhaysini, a senior cleric with close ties to Jabhat Fatah Al Sham, was injured on Thursday in an assassination attempt in Northern Syria. Security sources told The National that they believe the Saudi-born cleric was being treated after an explosive device exploded under his car somewhere in Northern Syria. Jabhat Fatah Al Sham, the group formerly known ...

  • At least four killed in Boko Haram attack on Nigerian city

    April 27, 2018

    At least four people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria late on Thursday, the national emergency agency said, the second such clash in Maiduguri city in a month. Five suicide bombers were also killed in the attack, which Nigeria’s military said had been repelled by troops. Blasts and gunfire were ...

  • 3 killed in IED blast on wedding in NW Pakistan

    April 27, 2018

    At least three people were killed and 30 others injured on Friday by an improvised explosive device (IED) blast at a wedding ceremony in northwestern Pakistan, near its border with Afghanistan, local officials confirmed. “The IED went off in a house in the Saidgai area of North Waziristan where hundreds of people were gathered for a ...

  • Tech that Identifies Hazardous Chemicals from a Safe Distance is Coming

    April 26, 2018

    series of recent attacks in the recent news cycle has served as high-profile reminders of the danger that weaponized chemicals pose to their intended targets. But the reality which is not as frequently reported is that non-targets in the vicinity of weaponized chemicals at the time of deployment as well as identification and cleanup workers ...

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