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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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  • Navy EOD shows SECDEF Current and Near-Future Expeditionary Capabilities of Unmanned Systems Triad

    September 28, 2020

    SAN DIEGO (NNS) – Secretary of Defense Dr. Mark T. Esper visited components of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 1 at Naval Base Point Loma, Calif., Sept. 17, to learn how Navy EOD is building a more lethal, agile and resilient force by augmenting human expertise and decision-making with autonomous unmanned systems (UMS) capabilities for ...

  • Northern Ireland: Derry pipe bomb ‘crude device’ and may have partially exploded, police say

    September 28, 2020

    Detectives are appealing for information after a pipe bomb “partially exploded” in a residential area of Derry on Monday. The PSNI said that the ‘crude device’ was located in the McGarvey Court area on September 28. A number of residents had to be evacuated from their properties as ATO were tasked to the scene. Sergeant Richard Donnell said: ...

  • DIY bomb video watched by Manchester Arena terrorists still online

    September 28, 2020

    The 13 minute clip was available on one site for two years where it was viewed more than 17,700 times after it was removed, but re-uploaded again a number of times. Read more… Source: The Telegraph Related news: YouTube bomb-making video watched by Manchester killer Salman Abedi before arena blast is still online

  • aunav presents the aunav.NEO; the only explosive disposal robot in the world with variable geometry

    September 28, 2020

    Press Release The new aunav.NEO can adjust its width during a mission to suit any environment at any time. It is a lightweight, demountable and portable robot which incorporates state-of-the-art technology. The aunav.NEO is developed and manufactured at the aunav facilities in Binéfar (Huesca), Spain. Madrid – 22 September 2020 – aunav, the benchmark in the development of robotic ...

  • Afghan police seize four tonnes of bomb-making chemical

    September 28, 2020

    Afghan police seized four tonnes of sodium nitrate, used in the making of car bombs and improvised explosive devices, officials said, in one of the largest such seizures in the country’s 19-year insurgency. The chemical was seized from a truck in Kabul on Sunday. The driver had been arrested and investigations were under way, interior ministry ...

  • Australia: Discovery of suspicious packages shuts Waurn Ponds street

    September 27, 2020

    Geelong Detectives are appealing for information after two suspected bombs were found outside a house in Waurn Ponds on Sunday. Emergency crews were called to Monterey Drive around 2:45am after a device was set on fire near a letter box. Read more… Source: Bay 93.9  

  • Nigeria: 4 soldiers, 10 policemen, 4 others killed by terrorists

    September 27, 2020

    The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said 18 persons, among them 4 soldiers, 10 policemen and 4 civilians, have been killed by Boko Haram terrorists in an ambush in Borno State. The deceased met their death Friday while providing security for the convoy of the Borno State Civilians Relocation Committee. The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche ...

  • US-led Coalition convoy hits IED in southern Iraq

    September 27, 2020

    A convoy transporting US-led Coalition military equipment was hit on Sunday by an improvised explosive device (IED) in Iraq’s southern province of Dhi Qar. This is the first attack since Iraq’s leadership last week condemned the recent spate of bombings of US interests in the country. “A convoy that was transporting international coalition equipment via Iraqi ...

  • ‘Dogs fight terror!’: Meet Sophia, ITBP dog who unearthed 7 kg IED in Chhattisgarh, saved lives

    September 27, 2020

    A specially-trained sniffer dog engaged in the bomb disposal squad of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) saved many lives on Sunday by successfully detecting an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by suspected Maoists on an under-construction road in Chhattisgarh`s Rajnandgaon district.   Read more… Source: DNA India.  

  • Philippines: Troops discover IED factory in Maguindanao

    September 27, 2020

    Philippine troops uncovered last Friday an improvised explosive device (IED) factory while on a combat clearing mission in Maguindanao. In a news release on Sunday, the military said the troops form the 1st Mechanized Infantry Battalion uncovered the factory in Sitio Talpok, Barangay Salman, Ampatuan, Maguindanao on September 25. Recovered from the said factory were one round ...

  • Three Ukrainian soldiers wounded in booby-trap blast

    September 27, 2020

    Three Ukrainian soldiers have been wounded in a blast of an improvised explosive device near the village of Orikhove in Donbas, eastern Ukraine. This was reported by the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) Headquarters on Facebook on Sunday morning. The injured have been rushed to hospital, it said. In the past 24 hours, three violations ...

  • Alberta: LPS charge three in “High Risk” home search

    September 26, 2020

    Following a south-side hom search that began Thursday (Sept 24) afternoon, Lethbridge Police charge three of the five people taken into custody. Officers executed a search warrant at a home in the 800 Block of 16 Street South, that has been under investigation for several months related to drug trafficking. During their search, officers located unknown ...

  • A life-saving ‘game’: Bosnia trains world’s mine-detecting dogs

    September 26, 2020

    With her nose in the grass of a Bosnian field, Orna sniffs furiously until she finds her target. She then sits and wags her tail in excitement for the red rubber toy that is her reward. The exercise is only a game for the two-year-old dog, but the mine-detection skill is saving lives in Bosnia ...

  • Photos: Royal Navy EOD Divers Blow Up Suspected WWII Ordnance

    September 25, 2020

    Royal Navy EOD divers have successfully disabled a piece of World War 2 ordnance on the southern shore of the Bristol Channel. Called to a report of an unknown object exposed by an unusually low tide a few hundred meters off the National Trust beach at Middle Hope, north of the Somerset holiday resort of Weston-Super-Mare, ...


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