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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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  • Marines, NSBE partner to bring career opportunities to engineering students

    March 24, 2018

    Marines with Marine Corps Recruiting Command partnered with the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) during the NSBE 44th Annual Convention at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, March 21-25, 2018. During the five-day event, Marines were able to generate and increase awareness of Marine Corps career opportunities within the African American community through ...

  • 3 Explosive Devices Found at French Supermarket After Deadly Rampage, Official Says

    March 24, 2018

    A French judicial official says three homemade explosive devices have been found in the supermarket in southern France that was the site of a deadly attack by a man calling himself “a soldier” of the Islamic State group. Also found were a 7.65-caliber handgun and a hunting knife, the official said on Saturday. He wasn’t authorized ...

  • 5 policemen injured in IED blast carried out by Naxals in Chhattisgarh, India

    March 24, 2018

    Five District Reserve Guard (DRG) jawans were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast, suspected to be carried out by the Naxals, in Chhattisgarh’s Sukma district today, police said. The incident comes 10 days after nine CRPF personnels were killed in a blast in the district on March 13. The blast took place around 3 pm in a forest near Sirsetti village ...

  • Egypt: Explosion hits near convoy of Alexandria security chief

    March 24, 2018

    An explosion in the coastal city of Alexandria has killed at least two people, including a policeman, in what officials called an assassination attempt against the city’s security chief. The blast occurred near the Tolip Hotel on Saturday afternoon in Rushdi, a neighbourhood in Egypt’s second city, close to the motorcade of Major General Mostafa al-Nemr, the head ...

  • Afghanistan: At least 10 dead, 37 wounded in car bomb explosion in Lashkar Gah city

    March 23, 2018

    A blast rocked a city in Afghanistan’s restive south on Friday, killing and wounding dozens of people as they left a wrestling match, officials said, in the latest attack in the country. “A car bomb blast happened at the entrance gate to the sports stadium in the first Police District of Lashkar Gah city,” Helmand province’s ...

  • EOD, Chemical go hand-in-hand

    March 23, 2018

    More than 50 Soldiers with the 71st Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), participated in a 3-day chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear (CBRN) training exercise to build readiness and confidence in the event of a chemical attack, Mar. 21-23, at various locations on the installation. Event coordinators with 71st EOD called upon the chemical expertise of Soldiers with ...

  • MyDefence and AAU develop Terahertz technology for IED detection

    March 22, 2018

    This project will take the last decade of innovations within Terahertz spectroscopy and bring it in to the future, where detection of explosives at a safe distance, can be used to prevent terror attacks and save lives. The Innovation Fund Denmark has decided to fund the project between the physicists at Aalborg University and the ...

  • US, Jordan launch new counterterrorism training centre

    March 22, 2018

    Jordan and the United States unveiled a counterterrorism training centre south of Amman on Thursday aimed at boosting the capacity of local forces in a region beset by conflict. The centre connected to the Jordanian Police Academy was opened in Suwaqah, 70 kilometres (43 miles) from the Jordanian capital. It aims to prepare security forces to cope ...

  • A platform to inspire medical innovation that improves patient outcomes

    March 21, 2018

    Medical Innovation event will present the very latest research and innovation from civilian and military healthcare professionals with a focus on improving patient outcomes during prolonged care 9 March 2018 – The popular Trauma Innovation event, now called Medical Innovation, has announced that it will broaden its focus in 2018. This October’s edition will reflect the ...

  • Texas serial bombing suspect dies after detonating explosive inside car – police

    March 21, 2018

    The Texas serial bombing suspect has been killed after setting off an explosive device in his car as police closed in. Austin Police chief Brian Manley confirmed the death of the 24-year-old man, who has not been named, after officers tracked him down to a hotel in Round Rock, near Austin. The suspect set off the explosive ...

  • UK: Action Counters Terrorism (ACT) campaign launched

    March 20, 2018

    The new head of UK Counter Terrorism Policing has used the launch of a campaign about terrorist attack planning methods to reveal that more than a fifth of reports from the public produce intelligence which is helpful to police. The recently appointed Assistant Commissioner of Specialist Operations (ACSO), Neil Basu, praised the public’s willingness to ACT ...

  • Explosion at FedEx facility near San Antonio likely linked to serial bomber, feds say

    March 20, 2018

    A package bomb that exploded at a FedEx facility near San Antonio early Tuesday is likely linked to attacks by a serial bomber that have killed two people in Austin, a federal official said. “We suspect it is related to our investigation” into four bombings in Austin this month, FBI San Antonio spokeswoman Michelle Lee told CNN. The incident happened at about 12:30 ...


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