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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 reducing successful IED manufacture and placement. 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

  • Australian terror threat: National strategy to protect crowds unveiled

    August 20, 2017

    From architects to bar staff, Australians involved in managing crowds will be urged to plug security into their everyday thinking to prevent terror attacks under a national strategy that will embed long-term changes into the country’s public spaces. The major blueprint gives detailed advice to owners and operators of places that attract crowds on how to ...

  • Views solicited on screening of air passengers with prosthetic limbs

    August 18, 2017

    The government on Friday invited suggestions from the public and stakeholders by September 17 on draft rules on screening of passengers with prosthetic limbs at airports in India. In view of many complaints from passengers with artificial limbs who were asked to remove them during frisking ahead of departures from different airports, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ...

  • Suspicious object found in Parcel baggage of Guwahati station

    August 18, 2017

    A suspicious object, suspected to be a bomb, was today recovered from a Silchar-bound parcel baggage in Guwahati railway station, GRP and police officials said. A Home Guard on duty at the Railway Mail Service (RMS) area, behind platform number one, heard a ticking sound from the parcel baggage at around 9.45 am and immediately ...

  • Clearing Iraqi cities of explosives may take decades

    August 18, 2017

    The wires protruding from the small, misshapen stuffed animal revealed the deadly booby-trap tucked inside. For the people of Mosul, the sophisticated bomb was a reminder of how difficult it will be to return to homes littered with hidden explosives by Islamic State militants and dotted with the remnants of undetonated bombs dropped by the U.S.-led ...

  • Barcelona and Cambrils attacks linked to house explosion in Spain

    August 18, 2017

    The two terror attacks in Spain have been linked to a house explosion in the tourist district of Alcanar. One person was killed in the blast in Alcanar, about 100 miles southwest of Barcelona, on Wednesday night. he explosion, in the village of Alcanar Platja, also injured seven people, including some foreigners from France, Italy and Morocco, ...

  • Police in Nigeria confirm killing of 16 people in Borno triple suicide attacks

    August 17, 2017

    UN restates support to combat terrorism in Nigeria The Borno State Police Command has said that 16 people were killed in Konduga town of the state when three suspected suicide bombers attacked a livestock market by detonating their strapped Improvised Explosives Devices (IEDs) on Tuesday. The triple market bomb blasts also injured 82 traders and passers-by who ...

  • Frontier Corps (FC) in Bara (Pakistan) busts network involved in planting IEDs

    August 16, 2017

    Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Tuesday revealed that Frontier Corps (FC) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday busted a terrorist network involved in planting improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other sabotage activities in Bara, Khyber Agency. Terrorist network involved in planting and facilitating improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and carrying out other terrorist activities was apprehended after an ...

  • ISIS bombs electricity transmission towers in Jalawla, Qarah Tapah

    August 15, 2017

    SULAIMANI – Islamic State (ISIS) bombs knocked down a number of electricity transmission towers between Qarah Tapah and Jalawla sub-districts northwest and southwest of Khanaqin in the province of Diyala. Head of Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) office in Qarah Tapah, Mohammed Omer, told Voice of America on Tuesday (August 15) that it was the second ...

  • Psychedelic goggles will help soldiers see invisible battle space

    August 14, 2017

    Researchers seeking a way to make the radio frequency spectrum visible may not want soldiers donning goggles to view a “psychedelic” scene like an acid rock concert’s laser light show, but they say the product might resemble that image, at least initially. Much like the overloaded grunt, carrying so much weight that the soldier is rendered ...

  • Avoiding the Boom: Bilateral Counter Improvised Explosive Device Course

    August 14, 2017

    Fort Surasri, Thailand – Soldiers from the Royal Thai Army Explosive Ordinance Device Center shared principles and tactics of counter-improvised explosive devices with the U.S. Army’s 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, “Gimlets” August 9 through August 14, 2017. The RTA EOD center provided the instructors, certified through U.S. Pacific Command, to teach the C-IED tactics to ...

  • Explosives used in Europe blasts found on ISIS terrorists that planned Moscow attacks

    August 14, 2017

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained ISIS-linked terrorists who were planning attacks on the Moscow public transport system and other crowded places in Moscow. Following the analysis of the materials found in the detainees’ house outside Moscow, the FSB said that it was a dangerous peroxide-based explosive, also known as the ‘Mother of Satan.’ The ...

  • 17 Yemeni civilians killed in roadside bomb blast

    August 14, 2017

    At least 17 Yemeni civilians were killed and seven others injured in a roadside bomb blast in the country’s southern province of al-Dhalea on Monday. According to the police source, the blast occurred in Qatabah district of al-Dhalea province when civilian vehicles running along a main road touched off an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by ...

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