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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


  • 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’ ...

  • Bengal: One dead after two groups clash with crude bombs, guns over quarantine centre

    April 6, 2020

    One person died after two groups of villagers clashed with each other and hurled crude bombs over setting up of a quarantine centre at Talibpur village in West Bengal’s Birbhum district. Seven people have been arrested by Panrui police. “There was a clash between two groups in the village last night. One person succumbed to bomb ...

  • Why healthcare workers are at risk of moral injury

    April 6, 2020

    It is widely known that veterans can return from war with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Far less appreciated is moral injury – a trauma wrapped up in guilt that we are now learning more about thanks to US-based research, writes James Jeffrey. Moral injury most often occurs when a person commits, fails to prevent or witnesses ...

  • How the National Guard dresses for COVID-19 and other disasters

    April 6, 2020

    We got a virtual tour of the gear on hand at a Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team. The coronavirus pandemic has understandably spurred millions to think about how they protect themselves—and others—in public spaces. And now, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is advocating for people to wear cloth masks to help stop anyone who ...

  • UK: Bomb squad and police called to Tesco supermarket in Farnworth

    April 5, 2020

    A bomb disposal squad and police were called to a supermarket in Farnworth after a suspected explosives attack. Members of the Army’s Royal Logistic Corps’ Bomb Disposal unit were called to the Tesco superstore in Long Causeway at around 9.30am yesterday morning. A heavy police presence was also reported as crime scene investigators and other ...

  • New Hampshire: Alert issued for person wanted in connection with Dearborn Street explosion

    April 5, 2020

    Police have named a suspect in connection with an early-morning fire on Dearborn Street through a NH State Police BOLO or “Be On the Lookout” order. Meanwhile, Manchester Police and the state bomb squad assisted the Manchester Fire Marshal’s office in sifting through piles of debris left at the scene of the fire at 37 Dearborn ...

  • “Helping survivors, that fulfils me as a person”: Mine Action Worker Shares her Mission

    April 4, 2020

    On International Mine Awareness Day, the Sarajevo Times celebrates the work of a woman who has devoted the last twenty years of her life to mine action in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Marija Trlin began working in mine action in the year 2000 in the field of donor relations, before later joining the Mine Detection Dog Centre ...


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