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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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  • India: 40 bombs seized in Andhra Pradesh

    March 5, 2021

    Recovery of a large number of country-made bombs and lethal weapons on Thursday created a flutter at Golla Kanchili in Knachili mandal in Srikakulam district. The police, during a cordon and search operation, recovered 40 bombs, liquor bottles, stones and sticks in the village. The bombs were reportedly procured from Odisha.DSP Sivarama Reddy said groups belonging ...

  • Saudi Arabia: Arab Coalition destroys explosive-laden drone targeting Khamis Mushait

    March 4, 2021

    The Arab Coalition announced late Wednesday night that its forces had intercepted and destroyed an explosives-laden drone launched by the Iran-backed Houthi militia towards Saudi Arabia’s Khamis Mushait. The Arab Coalition added in a statement that the Houthi militia is violating international humanitarian law by attempts to target civilians and civilian areas. “The Coalition is taking operational ...

  • Statistics Reveal Three Plots Foiled By CT Policing And UKIC During COVID-19

    March 4, 2021

    Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) and the UK Intelligence Services have foiled three terror attacks since the Covid-19 pandemic began, despite lockdowns causing terrorism-related arrests to fall to their lowest level in nearly a decade. The Home Office’s quarterly release of statistics relating to the police’s use of powers under the Terrorism Act 2000 revealed there were ...

  • What do we know about unexploded WW2 bombs?

    March 4, 2021

    Hundreds of thousands of bombs were dropped on Britain during World War Two, some of which never exploded, so perhaps it should not be a surprise that they are still being found more than 75 years after the end of the war. But how much do we know about them? The discovery of an unexploded World ...

  • France provides additional USD 617,000 for UNMAS activities in Iraq

    March 4, 2021

    Baghdad, 04 March 2021 – The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq welcomes an additional contribution of EUR 505,000 (approximately USD 617,000) from the Government of France renewing its commitment in supporting the Government of Iraq to protect the populations threatened by the deadly explosive ordnance left behind by the Islamic State of ...

  • Ireland: Controlled explosion on grounds of St James’ Hospital after ‘explosive’ chemical discovered

    March 4, 2021

    The Defence Forces has carried out a controlled explosion on the grounds of St James’ Hospital in Dublin 8 this morning after chemical material was discovered. Following a request from An Garda Síochána, an Army Bomb Disposal Team were tasked to investigate the suspected hazardous material at St James’ Hospital. The team arrived at the scene ...

  • Japan Mine Action Service donates nearly $700,000 to the Cambodian Mine Action Center

    March 4, 2021

    Japan Mine Action Service (JMAS) on Tuesday donated nearly $700,000 for demining, cluster disposal, post-clearance and reconstruction support to the Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC). CMAC director-general Heng Ratana and resident representative of JMAS Suenada Noriyoshi signed a partnership cooperation agreement at CMAC’s headquarters on Tuesday. The agreement was signed in order to support the “Reconstruction Support ...

  • Air Force Security Forces Center to improve U.S. government-wide working dog programs

    March 4, 2021

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – The Air Force Security Forces Center-led Government Working Dog Category Intelligence Team aims to improve the cost, process and procurement of government working dogs across 14 federal agencies. The team recently submitted the Working Dog Category Intelligence Report, which looked into the requirements of maintaining working dogs within the Department ...

  • India: 3 officials killed in PPIED blast in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum

    March 4, 2021

    Three jawans of the Jharkhand Jaguar of State Police were reportedly killed and two others were critically injured after a pressure Improvised explosive device (PPIED) blast took place in the forest area of Hoyahatu village in West Singhbhum, Jharkhand, Thursday morning. One jawan of 197 Battalion Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) also sustained minor injuries ...

  • Afghanistan: GCPSU arrested two mine planters in Kabul province; ANP EOD unit detected 14 IEDs in Helmand, Paktika and Maidan Wardak provinces

    March 4, 2021

    GCPSU arrested two mine planters in Surobi district of Kabul province. Meanwhile, ANP bomb disposal unit detected 14 IEDs after several hours of efforts and point to point search operations in Helmand, Paktika & Maidan Wardak provinces. https://twitter.com/moiafghanistan/status/1367395209626157057 25 February 2021 – ANP bomb disposal unit discovered & neutralized 6 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Kandahar, Nimruz ...

  • Russia: FSB foils terror attack on power facility in Kaliningrad Region

    March 4, 2021

    The Federal Security Service (FSB) has apprehended a Russian national plotting a terror attack on a power facility in the Kaliningrad Region out of hatred for authorities, the FSB press office told TASS on Thursday. “The Federal Security Service has foiled a terror attack on a power facility in the Kaliningrad Region. A Russian national who ...

  • Colorado: Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Pipe Bombs In Loveland Home

    March 4, 2021

    Bradley Bunn, 55, pleaded guilty on Thursday to possessing pipe bombs after the FBI searched his Loveland home last May. Bunn is charged with one count of making destructive devices and four counts of possessing destructive devices. Each count carries a maximum of 10 years in prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Colorado. Federal agents ...

  • Afghanistan: Female Doctor Killed in Nangarhar Blast

    March 4, 2021

    A female doctor was killed in an IED explosion attached to a rickshaw in which she was traveling in district 3 of the city of Jalalabad east of Afghanistan on Thursday morning, the provincial governor’s office confirmed. The doctor, Sadaf, was working for the maternity ward of a public hospital in Nangarhar province. More details on the ...

  • AFIMSC units earn Air Force Gear of Government awards

    March 3, 2021

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas (AFNS) — Two Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center units won Gears of Government awards recently for delivering mission results, customer service and accountable stewardship. The Air Force Category Management Program, part of the Air Force Installation Contracting Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and the Air Force Civil Engineer ...

  • Iowa: Pipe bomb found, safely detonated at Ankeny polling location

    March 3, 2021

    Voting was interrupted for about three hours Tuesday when a pipe bomb was found outside an Iowa polling location, officials said. A couple walking their dog found the device just before 9:30 a.m. outside Lakeside Center, a multipurpose building in Ankeny, according to police and Jamie Fitzgerald, the Polk County auditor and elections commissioner. Lakeside Center, about ...


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