U.S., Allied Forces Launch EOD Exercise HYDRACRAB

In a first-of-its-kind event, expeditionary forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States arrived in Guam August 14 to conduct Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training in exercise HYDRACRAB. HYDRACRAB brings together more than 100 Sailors from four Indo-Pacific Read More …

Afghan Special Forces destroy suicide bombers training center in Logar province

The Afghan Special Forces destroyed a training center of the suicide bombers during an operation in central Logar province. The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement the Special Forces destroyed the suicide bombers training center in Tagab area of Read More …

Philippines: Westmincom on guard against suicide bombings

The Islamic State-inspired Abu Sayyaf group and foreign militants that are with them are planning more suicide bombings after their June 28 attack in Sulu, the chief of the military’s Western Mindanao Command said Monday. “So we have monitored that Read More …

Army bomb disposal unit carried out controlled explosion of grenade at building site in Deepcut

A bomb disposal unit carried out a controlled explosion of a “legacy grenade” at a building site in Deepcut. The Army’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team were called to a building site close to Aisne Road in Deepcut at around 2pm on Friday (August Read More …

Leicestershire: ‘Unexploded devices’ found in river near King Power Stadium, police cordon off towpath

People fishing with powerful magnets have once again found what are thought to be unexploded devices in the River Soar in Leicester. A group searching a section of the water near Leicester’s King Power Stadium retrieved what they believed to be two Read More …

5 years after IS atrocities, young Yazidis team up to clear explosive hazards in northern Iraq

After five years of massive atrocities committed against the Yazidi minority by Islamic State (IS) militants in Sinjar region, explosive remnants from the anti-IS war still pose a threat to civilians’ lives in the region. Through a project by the Read More …