Articles


IMPROVED SITUATIONAL AND SPATIAL AWARENESS FOR AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS IN HARBOUR PROTECTION BY MEANS OF VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY
By Pilar Caamaño, Arnau Carrera Viñas, David Solarna, Lucia Gazzaneo, Francoise Perret, Claudio Palestini, Alberto Tremori
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2022


DUXO: YOUTH-LED PROJECT FOR MINE ACTION ADVOCACY AND DRONE-BASED LANDMINE DETECTION
By Mak Nurkić Kačapor, Junior at British International School, Washington DC and co-creator of DUXO Project
and Justin Yang, Junior at Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, Maryland and co-creator of DUXO Project
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2022


ALARMING IED PROLIFERATION IN EASTERN DR CONGO
By Trevor Bachus, EOD Officer at US Army
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2022


THE IED CLEARANCE GOOD PRACTICE GUIDE: CHAPTER 5 – “BASIC CHEMISTRY OF EXPLOSIVES AND HAZARDS OF HOME-MADE EXPLOSIVES AND CHEMICAL PRECURSORS”
By Lieutenant Colonel Robert Friedel, GICHD
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2022


CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK TO HOLISTICALLY APPROACH INSTABILITY & INSECURITY
By Paul Amoroso, an explosive hazards specialist at Assessed Mitigation Options (AMO) consultancy
Counter-IED Report, Winter 2021/22

DIPLOMATIC MISSIONS – CLEAR AND PRESENT DANGER?
By Vincent Deery, Sales and Marketing Director at 3DX-Ray Ltd
Counter-IED Report, Winter 2021/22


LONE ACTOR TERRORISM: WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT RISKS AND THREATS?
By Dr Jonathan Kenyon, National Specialist Lead within the Interventions Services Counter-Terrorism Team for Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
Dr Jens Binder, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Nottingham Trent University
Dr Christopher Baker-Beall, Senior Lecturer in Crisis and Disaster Management at Bournemouth University’s Disaster Management Centre
Counter-IED Report, Winter 2021/22

ISSUES RELATED TO ESTABLISHING CAUSES BEHIND TERRORIST ATTACKS: THE LIVERPOOL ATTACK CONUNDRUM
By Dr David Lowe, Leeds Law School at Leeds Beckett University
Counter-IED Report, Winter 2021/22

IMPORTANCE OF ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPLIANCE FOR BOMB SUITS AND HELMETS
By Doug Wong1, Jean-Philippe Dionne1, Aris Makris1, Alex Leask2, Trevor Yensen2
1 Med-Eng, 2400 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, Canada, K1G 6C4
2 Allen-Vanguard, 2405 St. Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, Canada, K1G 5B4
Counter-IED Report, Autumn 2021


VBIEDs – SCREENING VEHICLES WITH PORTABLE X-RAY SCANNERS
By Tony Kingham, journalist and PR consultant
Counter-IED Report, Autumn 2021


EOD HELMET PROTECTION IN SMALL BLAST SCENARIOS
By Aris Makris, Ph.D., Ming Cheng, Ph.D., Jean-Philippe Dionne, Ph.D., Jeffrey Levine, M.Eng., R&D and Engineering, Med-Eng
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2021


SIDE TO SIDE OR TOP DOWN
John Howell, IED/EOD Security Specialist at 3DX-Ray, looks at why scanning vehicles from the top down makes more sense and why the ThreatScan® is the perfect tool for the job!
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2021


DEVELOPMENTS IN BOMB SUIT TESTING AND STANDARDIZATION
By Dr. Aris Makris, Ph.D., Vice-President, RD&E and Chief Technology Officer and Dr. J.-P. Dionne, Director of Research Engineering, Med-Eng
Counter-IED Report, Winter 2020/21


PORTABLE X-RAY SCANNERS – A VERSATILE TOOL FOR SECURITY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
Vincent Deery of 3DX-Ray talks about the versatility and applications of portable x-ray scanners
Counter-IED Report, Winter 2020/21

NEW CHALLENGES, NEW ROBOT. INTRODUCING AUNAV.NEO
By Rafael Jiménez Sánchez, Senior EOD Advisor at aunav, by everis ADS
Counter-IED Report, Autumn 2020


MANCHESTER ARENA BOMBING: MAIN LESSONS THAT HAVE BEEN LEARNT
By Dr David Lowe, Senior Research Fellow, Leeds Beckett University Law School
Counter-IED Report, Autumn 2020


IMPROVING ROBOT DESIGN
By Rafael Jiménez Sánchez, Senior EOD Advisor at aunav, by everis ADS
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2020

COUNTERING EXPLOSIVE HAZARDS: LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT TOOLS
By Rafael Jiménez Sánchez, Senior EOD Advisor at aunav, by everis ADS
Counter-IED Report, Winter 2019/20

Maritime C-IED
By Richard Battrick MSc MPA CEng FIExpE, Battrick Consultancy Limited
Counter-IED Report online, May 2016


Underwater EOD – a Framework Commentary
By Richard Battrick MSc MPA CEng FIExpE, Battrick Consultancy Limited
Counter-IED Report online, May 2016

WHY COIST MATTERS
By Victor R. Morris, a civilian contractor and instructor at the U.S. Army Europe’s Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) in Germany
Counter-IED Report online, November 2015


CIVIL-MILITARY CO-OPERATION
By Tushar Malhotra, Aerospace & Defence Analyst, MarketsandMarkets
Counter-IED Report online, June 2015


COUNTER-IED MEASURES: ELECTRONIC WARFARE
By Tushar Malhotra, Aerospace & Defense Analyst, MarketsandMarkets
Counter-IED Report online, May 2015


ASELSAN’s INNOVATIVE C-IED SOLUTIONS
By Erdem Coşkun, Project Manager at ASELSAN Inc.
Counter-IED Report, Spring 2015


IED SOLUTIONS PROMINENT AT COUNTER TERROR EXPO 2015
By John Hony, Counter Terror Expo press office
Counter-IED Report online, February 2015


EVALUATING THE IED THREAT IN UKRAINE THROUGH THE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA
By Simon Potter, Research Analyst for the Allen Vanguard Threat Intelligence Department
Counter-IED Report, Winter 2014/15


FRAGMENT PROTECTIVE CLOTHING – A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO LIGHTWEIGHT BALLISTIC BODY PROTECTION
By Katrin S. Freier, Product & Sales Manager – Material Science Body Amour.
Counter-IED Report, Autumn 2014


THE HISTORY OF THE BOMB DISPOSAL VEHICLE
By Fred Powada, Operations Manager, Thistle Polymer Composites
Counter-IED Report online, September 2014

GROUND ORDNANCE LAND DISRUPTOR (GOLD)
By Stephen Turner, Counter Threat Solutions Ltd
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2014


SPEED, FIDELITY, POWER: TECHNOLOGY TRENDS IN THE FIGHT AGAINST IEDs
By Dr. Chris Petty, co-founder and VP of Business Development at 908 Devices
Counter-IED Report, Spring/Summer 2014


AFGHANISTAN IN TRANSITION: A GLOBAL REVIEW (2012 & 2013) OF IEDs AND ERW IN AFGHANISTAN
COMPREHENSIVE INFORMATION ON COMPLEX CRISES
By The Civil-Military Fusion Centre (CFC)
Counter-IED Report, Autumn/Winter 2013