Articles


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

BOMB SUIT SURVIVABILITY EXPLAINED: THE IMPORTANCE OF BLAST TRIALS AND CRITICAL PERFORMANCE TESTING
By Joe English, Lead EOD Engineer and Product Manager for NP Aerospace and Siti Pareti, formerly Counter-Explosive Ordnance Adviser, UK Defence and Security Exports, Department for International Trade
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


ELECTRONIC INITIATION SYSTEMS FOR MILITARY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS
By DynITEC GmbH
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


CABLE CUTTER™ 3 (CC3) SYSTEM FOR C-IED OPERATIONS AND LOW-PROFILE MISSIONS
By DynITEC GmbH
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


INDIVIDUAL ELECTRONIC COUNTER MEASURES (IECM)
By Edward McCaul, Product Line Manager for Electronic Counter Measures at Thales UK
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

ENERGETIC MATERIALS, EXPLOSIVE DEVICES AND ELECTRONIC INITIATION SYSTEMS FOR MILITARY AND CIVIL APPLICATIONS
By DynITEC GmbH
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


MILIPOL QATAR – THE REGION’S LEADING INTERNATIONAL EVENT DEDICATED TO HOMELAND SECURITY AND CIVIL DEFENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
By Milipol Qatar communications team
Counter-IED Report online, July 2018


DEFENSE & SECURITY 2017 – An Asian Tri-service Event
DEFENSE & SECURITY 2017 is now a world recognised success and certainly one of the largest tri-service military exhibitions in Asia.
Counter-IED Report online, September 2016

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

The versatility of PrimeTech PT-300 working for the Hungarian army
Counter-IED Report online, April 2016

Security & Counter Terror Expo 2016: An international platform for global security
Leading event returns to London in April with a programme created to help those tasked with keeping nations, assets and businesses safe
Counter-IED Report online, March 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