Australia’s Defence Force leads multinational team to support Nauru

As part of Operation Render Safe, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) led a multinational team to safely dispose of dangerous explosive remnants of war on the Pacific island of Nauru.

A team of explosive ordnance disposal experts was deployed to Nauru to do a survey of reported World War II explosive remnants of war (ERW) for future disposal. ERWs are explosive munitions left behind after a conflict, such as unexploded artillery shells, grenades and mortars, that still pose a risk of detonation.

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Source: Australian Department of Defence