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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.


Latest News


  • Syrian Army clears several areas of mines and IEDs

    April 12, 2020

    Syrian armed forces engineers have removed land mines from 1.7 hectares (4.2 acres) of territory and dismantled 43 explosive devices over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides said on Saturday. “Engineering units of the armed forces of the Syrian Arab Republic performed mine clearance tasks in Arbil, Duma, ...

  • Jammu and Kashmir: Terrorists Flee Kulgam Home, Leave Machine Gun & IED Material Behind

    April 11, 2020

    Police said the militants managed to escape after the first exchange of fire, sniffer dogs were being used to track them down. With terrorists activities spiking in the valley, Jammu and Kashmir police have now recovered one PIKA LMG and material used for making Improvised Explosive Device (IED) from a house in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A ...

  • Polish Army receives first RPP EOD Robot

    April 10, 2020

      Delivery of the first Portable Patrol Robot (Robot Patrolowo Przenośny – RPP) 1806 engineer unmanned ground vehicle, was announced on 2nd March 2020 by the robot’s manufacturer, Lukasiewicz – PIAP Institute as well as its future user, the Polish Ministry of Defense (MoD). The first batch of 18 RPP robots will be delivered to the 2nd ...

  • Myanmar: Landmine conflict leaves villagers and local leaders with no answers

    April 10, 2020

    Ye Township in the far south of Mon State and Ye PhyuTownship in the Tanintharyi region is home to the Karen, Mon, Dawei, and Burmese ethnic nationalities. The majority of Mon peoples earn a living through plantations growing rubber, betel nut, durian, and other types of fruits. Ethnic armed organizations such as New Mon State Party ...

  • Red Devils host counter-IED training event

    April 10, 2020

    Wolf Pack first responders participated in an interagency training event hosted by the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight at Kunsan Air Base, April 8. The training event focused on emergency procedures and response actions in regards to a simulated improvised explosive device placed at the base post office. “For the training, we placed a ...

  • Roadside bomb kills 2 Pakistani soldiers near Afghan border

    April 10, 2020

    A roadside bomb exploded near a Pakistani paramilitary vehicle in restive southwestern Baluchistan province Friday, killing two soldiers who were clearing the area for fencing the border with Afghanistan, two intelligence officials said. Two other persons were also wounded in the blast near the Chaman border, said the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity as ...

  • NATO strengthens support for United Nations peacekeepers

    April 9, 2020

    At their meeting on April 2, NATO Foreign Ministers agreed to enhance practical cooperation with the United Nations (UN) through a package of capacity building support to UN peacekeeping. NATO and UN staff conducted a joint visit to the UN Regional Service Centre in Entebbe, Uganda in February 2020. NATO will provide specialist support in the development ...

  • Three killed in central Mali roadside bomb blast

    April 9, 2020

    A regional government official was travelling in a military convoy in the volatile centre of the country when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb, killing him. Three people, including a government official, were killed Thursday in a roadside bomb attack in central Mali, the government said, as fresh violence hits the war-torn West African ...

  • Texas: Man arrested after officials find pipe bomb in his Universal City motel room

    April 8, 2020

    A man has been arrested after officials found a pipe bomb and other explosive materials in his Universal City motel room. Bexar County Fire Marshal Deputies, along with Universal City Police, executed an arrest warrant at the Super 8 Motel in the 200 block of Palisades Drive on Wednesday for Faleide Joshua Conan. Conan had been on ...

  • PKK roadside bomb kills 5 civilians in SE Turkey’s Diyarbakır

    April 8, 2020

    Five civilians were killed after PKK terrorists attacked a group of agricultural laborers heading to collect wood in the southeastern Diyarbakır province, the governor’s office said in a statement Wednesday. The attack took place on the road between Kulp and Hazro districts near Güleç neighborhood when PKK terrorists detonated a roadside bomb, the statement read. Ambulances were ...

  • United States Designates Russian Imperial Movement and Leaders as Global Terrorists

    April 7, 2020

    The State Department has designated the Russian Imperial Movement (RIM) and members of its leadership as Specially Designated Global Terrorists, the first time in history the Department has designated a white supremacist terrorist group. As President Trump has said, “In one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy.” With today’s action, we are ...

  • Cyprus: Thieves use explosives to rob ATM in Limassol

    April 7, 2020

    Thieves damaged an ATM with an explosive device in Ayia Fyla, Limassol and got away with a sum of money early on Tuesday. The perpetrators broke the side window of the bank to gain access at 3.20am. First investigations suggest they were two people who left on a motorbike. Police are looking into the possibility the thieves are ...

  • Philippines: NPA’s bombs recovered in Samar

    April 7, 2020

    Four improvised explosive devices (IEDs) were discovered by the elements of the 46th Infantry Battalion (46IB), 8th Infantry Division (8ID), foiling the alleged planned attack of the New People’s Army (NPA) on government forces in the Calbiga, Samar,  Monday. The military received information from a concerned civilian that the NPA rebels were planning to ambush using ...

  • Ukraine: OSCE SMM Chief Monitor Çevik reiterates need for mine action in Donbas

    April 7, 2020

    As the world marks the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, the Chief Monitor of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine, Yaşar Halit Çevik, and the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine, Henrik Villadsen, reiterated the importance and urgency of conducting mine action in eastern Ukraine. “In light of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ ...


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