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.
- Airstrike Kills Plotter of Deadly Bombing of U.S.S. Cole
January 7, 2019
An American airstrike in Yemen last week killed one of the suspected plotters of the deadly Qaeda bombing of the United States Navy destroyer Cole in 2000, President Trump and military officials confirmed on Sunday. On Friday, the military’s Central Command said it had conducted a strike on Tuesday in the Marib Province of Yemen that ...
- Egypt policeman killed defusing bomb near Coptic church
January 6, 2019
A policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt, security officials say. Mustafa Abid was reportedly a specialist in mine clearance. The explosion injured two other officers and an onlooker. The device was one of two hidden in a bag on a roof by the church in Nasr City ...
- 3 security personnel wounded in Kabul magnetic bomb explosion
January 6, 2019
At least three people were wounded in an explosion triggered by a magnetic bomb in Kabul city earlier today, the security officials said. Najib Danish, a spokesman for the Ministry of Interior said the incident took place at around 7:30am in the vicinity of 16th police district of the city. Danish further added that the blast ripped ...
- UK aid removing Daesh explosives and helping Iraqis return home
January 5, 2019
More than a million Iraqis whose lives have been devastated by Daesh safely returned home in 2018, made possible in part thanks to a huge UK aid funded mine clearance mission. The Department for International Development (DFID) has today (Saturday 5 January) announced further support to clear explosives from schools, hospitals and roads in Iraq, eradicating ...
- DHS SBIR Solicitation for FY19
January 4, 2019
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program, comprised of the Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate’s SBIR Program and the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office SBIR Program, invites small business concerns to review this pre-solicitation notice, which is intended to lead to the FY19 DHS SBIR Phase I solicitation. Read ...
- Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar sends IED expert to Kashmir to avenge killing of his nephews
January 3, 2019
Masood Azhar is the mastermind of the 2001 Parliament attack and the terror operation targeting the Indian Air Force base in Pathankot In an alarming development for the Indian security forces, latest media reports suggest that Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar has sent Abdul Rasheed Ghazi, an Afghan war veteran, to Jammu and Kashmir to avenge the 2017 killing of his nephews. ...
- Liz McInnes MP gives support to Manchester-based Nobel Prize winners
January 2, 2019
Liz McInnes, MP for Heywood and Middleton and Shadow Foreign Minister, has visited Mines Advisory Group (MAG) – based in Manchester – to discuss their work and offer her support for their work of land mine clearance and ammunition disposal. MAG is a charity which since 1989 has worked around the world to find and destroy ...
- Police, military join forces for Cotabato City mall bombing probe
January 2, 2019
Police probers and Army intelligence agents will work together in the probe into a bombing at a mall in Cotabato City last Monday. Chief Superintendent Eliseo Rasco of the Police Regional Office 12 said Wednesday that Special Investigation Task Group Southseas has been created to find the people responsible for the IED blast that killed two ...
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