NSWC Indian Head EOD Technology Division Scientist Receives Prestigious Navy Medal

The Department of the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award was presented to Dr. Richard Lee, a recently retired scientist, at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division during an award presentation held on base Wednesday. Read More …

‘IRA’ says it is responsible for parcel bombs – Police

A group calling itself the IRA says it was behind the parcel bombs sent to three London transport hubs and the University of Glasgow last week, according to police. Officers say the group claimed five devices were sent but only Read More …

Austria’s Kneissl Thanks Lavrov For Supporting Vienna’s Mine Clearance Initiative In Syria

Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl expressed gratitude on Tuesday to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for supporting Vienna‘s initiative on humanitarian mine clearance in Syria, which is aimed at helping create conditions for the return of refugees and displaced people. Last November, Kneissl announced that Austria and Slovenia launched a joint Read More …

Japan contributes to Explosive Hazard Management in Somalia

UNMAS, The Embassy of Japan to Kenya Explosive hazards continue to have a detrimental impact on peacebuilding and state building in Somalia. Over the past years, extremist groups have used improvised explosive devices (IED) as their preferred weapon against the Read More …

Las Vegas airport to test machines to detect explosives

As Las Vegas’ airport continues to see record-breaking passenger traffic, keeping those travelers safe is a top priority. McCarran International Airport is set to test four explosive detection machines at the Terminal 3 security checkpoint, county Director of Aviation Rosemary Read More …

Three wounded in a magnetic IED explosion in Herat city

At least three people were wounded in an explosion triggered by a magnetic Improvised Explosive Device in Herat city. According to local security officials, the incident took place later this afternoon in Herat city. Provincial police spokesman Abdul Ahad Walizada Read More …