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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

  • IED Blast In Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli Day After 5 Killed In Chhattisgarh

    April 10, 2019

    A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper was critically injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Maharashtra’s Maoist-affected Gadricholi district on Wednesday, a day before voting in the area for Lok Sabha polls. The blast took place in Gatta-Ettapalli area in the evening where the troops of the 191st battalion were on patrol. The paramilitary ...

  • County Down mortar attack: Police foil plot after launching tube found on farm in Northern Ireland

    April 9, 2019

    A suspected dissident republican plot to attack police has been foiled after a mortar bomb-launching tube was found in County Down in Northern Ireland. The horizontal tube attached to a frame and command wire were left beside a derelict farm building outside the town of Castlewellan earlier this week. A member of the public discovered the items laying unconcealed behind a ...

  • Philippines: QCPD, other agencies hold simulated bomb explosion, disposal

    April 9, 2019

    The Quezon City Police District (QCPD) and other local government agencies conducted a simulated bomb disposal operation at a food park in Cubao, Quezon City, to test the response time of their personnel. During the simulation on Tuesday morning, the QCPD, the local Bureau of Fire Protection, the local Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, and health ...

  • UK MOD launches £2m fund to counter drones threat

    April 9, 2019

    The MOD has launched a £2m competition for proposals to tackle the future threats of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The competition, run by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), the MOD’s innovation hub, will seek robust and cost-effective next-generation solutions to the risks posed by hostile UAS. The MOD is looking to develop new defensive capabilities which draw ...

  • Afghan Special Forces destroy Taliban prison, arms and explosives depots in Kunduz

    April 9, 2019

    The Afghan Special Forces have destroyed a Taliban prison and depots containing weapons, munitions, and explosives in northern Kunduz province. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the raid was condcuted late on Monday night in the vicinity of 4th police district of Kunduz city. The statement further added that the raid was conducted Special Forces ...

  • Counter Terrorism Policing UK: Man Pleads Guilty To Possession Of Explosives

    April 9, 2019

    An investigation by the Met’s Counter Terrorism Command has led to the conviction of a man who was gathering together fireworks and other components to make an improvised incendiary device he was planning to use to target a mosque in south London. Steven Bishop, 41 (28.11.77) of south London pleaded guilty at Kingston Crown Court on ...

  • U.S. Service Members and Contractor Killed in Afghanistan

    April 8, 2019

    Three U.S. service members and one contractor were killed, and three U.S. service members were wounded by an improvised explosive device April 8 near Bagram Air Base. The wounded service members were evacuated and are receiving medical care. In accordance with U.S. Department of Defense policy, the name of the service members killed in action are being ...

  • United Nations in Libya Marks the “International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action”

    April 8, 2019

    The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) co-organized a reception on 28 March in partnership with the Canadian and British Embassies to Libya to celebrate the “International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action”. Under the theme, “United Nations Promotes SDGs- Safe Ground- Safe Home”, the event was hosted at the Canadian Embassy in ...

  • New Zealand: Man charged with unlawful possession of AK47 and homemade bomb

    April 8, 2019

    A 36-year-old Whangārei man has been charged with firearms offences including unlawful possession of an AK47 and having a homemade bomb. The items were uncovered in a two-day police search of an Otaika Rd house. Daniel Paul Van Houten, 36, appeared in the Whangārei District Court on Monday charged with unlawful possession of a .223 AK47, unlawful ...

  • Suicide Bombing Kill 5, Injure 46 Persons in Maiduguri

    April 8, 2019

    Suicide Bombing Kill 5, Injure 46 Persons in Maiduguri At least five persons were killed while 46 others sustained various degrees of injury when Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was triggered at popular Muna Garage in Maiduguri, Borno State. The spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency in North-East, Mr. Abdulkadir Ibrahim confirmed that the suicide bombing was ...

  • Jalalabad: IED blast kills 2, 5 injured

    April 8, 2019

    Two people were killed and five others sustained injuries in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in Jalalabad city on Monday morning. Tolo News confirmed that the IED was embedded in a military vehicle, after quoting provincial police spokesman, Farid Khan. The police said that the people who suffered injuries were shifted to nearby hospitals. However, no terror group has claimed responsibility for the blast. Read more… Source: Business ...

  • Two terrorists killed in an attack on a checkpoint in eastern Saudi Arabia

    April 7, 2019

    Saudi security forces have carried out an operation in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province which resulted in the death of two wanted suspects and the arrest of two others. The four attempted to evade a security checkpoint near Abu Hadriyah in al-Qatif on their way from escaping outside the country, Al Arabiya’s correspondent reports. Out of the four ...

  • Somali army gets hold of an al-Shabaab explosive mind

    April 7, 2019

    Somali security forces said Saturday they are interrogating a senior al-Shabab commander in charge of explosive devices after the arrest in an operation conducted in the restive Mogadishu city on Friday evening. The ministry of information said the National Security and Intelligence Agency nabbed the senior al-Shabab operative who is responsible for fitting improvised explosive devices ...

  • Bomb components in restaurant blast same as those in twin bombings in Isulan last year — police

    April 5, 2019

    The components of the improvised explosive device (IED) used in the bombing of a chicken restaurant in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat last Wednesday has turned out to be similar to those used in the twin bombings in the same town last year, police said Friday. This was revealed by P/Brig. Gen. Eliseo Tam Rasco, regional director of ...

  • Somalia, UN seek action to tackle explosive hazards

    April 5, 2019

    Somalia and the UN have called for concerted efforts to help the government eliminate threats posed by the increasing use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the Horn of African nation. Mohamud Mohamed, minister for internal security, called on stakeholders and the mine action community to support the government’s implementation of a national plan to eradicate ...

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