Separate bomb attacks kill at least 22 in Afghanistan June 20, 2016 More than 20 people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan on Monday, including at least 14 when a suicide bomber struck a minibus carrying Nepali security contractors in the capital Kabul.
Iran foils ‘biggest terrorist plot’: state TV
June 20, 2016
Iranian intelligence officials have broken up “the biggest terrorist plot” ever planned to target Tehran and other provinces in the Islamic republic, the country’s state television reported on Monday.
RIMPAC 2016 international maritime exercise to begin on 30 June
June 17, 2016
The drill will also involve amphibious operations; gunnery, missile, anti-submarine, and air defence exercises, in addition to counter-piracy operations; mine clearance operations; and explosive ordnance disposal and diving and salvage operations.
Obama Set to Announce More Funding for Clearing Old Bombs in Laos
June 16, 2016
The lush green landscape of Laos’ northeastern Xieng Khouang province masks what almost a decade of conflict left behind. Millions of cluster munitions, known in Laos as “bombies,” are scattered among the rice fields and mountains, many buried deep below the surface.
1 injured as IED explodes in Kerala court complex
June 15, 2016
A 61-year-old man was injured when a low-intensity Improvised Explosive Device kept under an unused jeep exploded at the collectorate-cum-district courts complex in Kollam on Wednesday.
Experts Tout Cheap Robots for Explosives Removal
June 4, 2016
U.S.-based scientists say a relatively inexpensive robot designed to retrieve explosive devices could be ready to use in Cambodia within a year, while another robot meant to make demining work more efficient is in the works.
TSA is tired of the wait too, wants new technology
June 4, 2016
Faced with long airport lines and frustrated travellers, the Transportation Security Administration is hoping new technology can help speed up airport screenings.
27 nations to participate in world’s largest maritime exercise
June 2, 2016
Twenty-seven nations, 45 ships, five submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel will participate in the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise scheduled June 30 to Aug. 4, in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.