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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

  • Defence Diving School Graduation for Royal Navy Diver from Edinburgh

    February 7, 2018

    30-year-old Able Seaman Diver James Grogan from Edinburgh has just completed specialist clearance diver training at the Defence Diving School (DDS) in Portsmouth, Hampshire, receiving his certificate and diving log from guest of honour Captain Rob Vitali RN, Commanding Officer of HMS Collingwood. Originally from London, James joined the Royal Navy for an interesting and varied ...

  • Web watch targets 50 sites with South, ISIS links

    February 7, 2018

    Authorities are keeping a close watch on around 50 websites with alleged links to the Islamic State (IS) for possible connections with violence in the restive South, a senior police officer said Tuesday. Speaking after chairing a meeting on transnational terrorism with senior officials from the Australian Federal Police, deputy national police chief Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said about ...

  • SAFB to add EOD team leader course

    February 6, 2018

    Sheppard Air Force Base could be adding a new course. The course would be for explosive ordnance disposal technicians to become team leaders according to an article by the SAFB Public Affairs Office. The course would offer realistic training scenarios that focus on actual operations rather than classroom settings. “This is the first time our career field’s 7-level ...

  • State Intelligence/Fusion Center staying ahead of next threat

    February 5, 2018

    High above the congested traffic on Kanawha Boulevard across the river from the state Capitol, Scott Pauley helps manage a team of eight intelligence analysts constantly searching for the next potential threat. Pauley is deputy director of the West Virginia Intelligence/Fusion Center located inside the old Columbia Gas Building in Charleston. The highly secure facility is a ...

  • 200 Tonnes Of Explosives Destroyed In Libya

    February 5, 2018

    Libya destroyed more than 200 tonnes of remnants of war with the support of the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS), the support mission said. “At the end of January, UNMAS completed phase one of its initiative to destroy Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) which have been endangering the lives of Misratan communities, and of the wider ...

  • ISNR Abu Dhabi 2018 to Examine Role of Artificial Intelligence in Homeland Security in Line with UAE Leadership’s Vision

    February 5, 2018

    Artificial intelligence to form essential component of Infosecurity Middle East, ME3S, collocated forums AI has potential to transform national security technology, says US study Reed Exhibitions, the leading global event organiser, confirmed that in line with the UAE leadership’s vision, artificial intelligence (AI) will form an important underlying component of the eighth edition of the International ...

  • Explosive material en route to Gaza captured by Israeli border authorities

    February 4, 2018

    Israeli authorities in charge of supervising goods entering the Gaza Strip recently found material that can be used to build explosive devices hidden among medical equipment. Boxes containing material for assembling bombs were captured by Israeli authorities last week at a border crossing into Gaza. The material has been transferred to a lab for examination and ...

  • Sharp rise in civilian casualties across Libya in January: UNSMIL report

    February 2, 2018

    The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said from 1 January to 31 January 2018, it had documented 102 civilian casualties – 39 deaths and 63 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. This, it reported, was a sharp rise from previous months. Victims included 33 men, one woman, and five boys ...

  • WWII sea mine found in IJ in Amsterdam

    February 1, 2018

    A sea mine was found during dredging work in the IJ in Amsterdam, near Java Island on Wednesday evening. The police believe the explosive dates from World War II. An explosives clearance team from Defense dived to the bomb late on Wednesday night and will re-enter the water this morning. There is no immediate danger ...

  • Meet the heroes behind the 50-hour wartime bomb disposal operations in Hong Kong

    February 1, 2018

    After two bomb disposal operations that lasted 50 hours in total over the past five days, the Hong Kong police unit responsible for disarming explosives can finally take a breather. Fifteen officers from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Bureau (EOD) worked through the night to defuse a 450kg (1,000lbs) wartime bomb uncovered on Wednesday at a building ...

  • Kolkata Police arrested two in connection with Bodh Gaya explosion, recovered 50 kg explosives

    February 1, 2018

    In a major breakthrough in Bodh Gaya explosion case, the Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested two Jammat-Ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal. Acting on specific intelligence input, the STF picked up 24 year old Shiekh Paigambar from Murshidabad and 31 year old Sheikh Jamirul from Siliguri. Both the accused are active members of ...

  • Afghan militants involved in Kurram agency IED blast: Sources

    January 31, 2018

    The militants based in neighboring Afghanistan were involved in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast which occurred in Kurram agency yesterday, sources said on Wednesday. On Tuesday, eight people including three women and a child were killed when their vehicle struck a landmine in Ghos Ghari area of Kurram agency. Sources said that the Afghan militants were ...

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