52nd EOD takes lead in testing Army’s newest bomb suit


FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – Explosive Ordnance Disposal, or EOD, Soldiers put their lives on the line when-ever they’re called into action, and their protective equipment can mean the difference between life and death.

Fort Campbell’s 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) is playing a major role in pushing that equipment forward as the first unit to test the Next Generation Advanced Bomb Suit, or NGABS, the latest development in Army bomb suit technology.

“We got a lot of receptive feedback from the Soldiers, and they were very thorough,” said Sgt. 1st Class Jeremy Jordan, 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd EOD. “

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