NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division Employees Celebrated, Awarded Command Excellence Honors

Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division recognized individuals and teams who made significant contributions to the command’s mission at the annual Honorary Awards ceremony today, which was held at the Indian Head Town Pavilion. “When Read More …

Philippines: QCPD, other agencies hold simulated bomb explosion, disposal

The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and other local government agencies conducted a simulated bomb disposal operation at a food park in Cubao, Quezon City, to test the response time of their personnel. During the simulation on Tuesday morning, the Read More …

United Nations in Libya Marks the “International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action”

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) co-organized a reception on 28 March in partnership with the Canadian and British Embassies to Libya to celebrate the “International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action”. Under the theme, “United Nations Read More …

Bomb components in restaurant blast same as those in twin bombings in Isulan last year — police

The components of the improvised explosive device (IED) used in the bombing of a chicken restaurant in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat last Wednesday has turned out to be similar to those used in the twin bombings in the same town last Read More …

DHS S&T Seeks Partners for First Responder Technology R&D

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) invites industry, academia, laboratories, and the innovation community to submit white papers related to 12 first responder technology funding opportunities. The new Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) solicitation (BAA 18-02 Call 0001) will remain Read More …

Clearing landmines in Ukraine, one careful step at a time

Ukraine is one of the most mine-affected countries in the world, limiting freedom of movement and posing a serious threat to civilians crossing the contact line. Sheltering in the basement of his family home in eastern Ukraine, Volodymyr Zayika, 71, Read More …

One bomb at a time: life in the throes of Pakistan’s Taliban

On a fateful September morning in 2013, police at Peshawar’s control centre received a call from one of its units in the suburbs. The caller said an improvised explosive device (IED) had been planted on Frontier Road, which separates Peshawar Read More …