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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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  • Afghanistan: 5 killed in mine explosion at Nangarhar

    April 21, 2018

    Five civilians were killed in a mine explosion in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province on Friday. As per the officials, the incident occurred near Haska Mina district of Nangarhar province as a civilian vehicle hit an IED, reports the Tolo News. Read more… Source: ANI  

  • 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 ...

  • First Responders from Asia Enhance Chemical Emergency Response Capabilities

    April 20, 2018

    First Responders from Asia enhanced their capabilities in emergency response to chemical incidents during a regional basic training course held in Kathmandu, Nepal from 9-13 April. The training was jointly run by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and the Nepali National Authority for the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC). Addressing the course participants, Senior ...

  • VBIED attack targets the LNA’s chief of staff commander in Libya’s Cyreneica

    April 20, 2018

    VBIED attack targets the LNA’s chief of staff commander in Libya’s Cyreneica IHS Jane’s Terrorism Watch Report – Daily Update 20 April 2018 Unidentified militants detonated a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) targeting the convoy of General Abdel-Razeq Nathouri – the chief of staff of Libyan National Army (LNA) commander General Khalifa Haftar – convoy between ...

  • 53 unexploded IEDs need recovering in Marawi City

    April 20, 2018

    At least 53 unexploded bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are still to be retrieved in Marawi’s ground-zero as most part of the city’s war torn areas has been cleared of explosives left by the ISIS-linked Maute group, Task Force Bangon Marawi officials said on Friday. Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spokesperson Brig. Gen, Bienvenido ...

  • New Zealand rotates troops in Iraq, sends nearly 100 soldiers

    April 20, 2018

    Almost 100 forces from New Zealand left for Iraq to train local troops as part of the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS), New Zealand’s Sun Live reported on Thursday. The coalition’s Task Group Taji in Iraq, made of military advisers from Australia and New Zealand, has so far trained thousands of Iraqi soldiers and federal police ...

  • 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 ...


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