Iraq: ‘Gentle steps forward’ in restoring Mosul’s Commonwealth war cemetery

There have been “gentle steps forward” in the effort to repair the war cemetery in Mosul, following years of ISIS occupation. Iraq’s second-largest city spent three years under Islamic State’s brutal rule and many of its buildings were destroyed, including Read More …

Northern Ireland: Bomb found under car of ‘young’ female part time PSNI officer in Dungiven

A device has been discovered under the car of a serving PSNI officer near a property in Dungiven in County Londonderry. The First Minister Arlene Foster has condemned the “terrorists” who targetted the officer. “I have spoken to the police Read More …

NSWC IHD’s EOD Department Hosts EOD Threat Expo

Indian Head, Maryland, – Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division’s (NSWC IHD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Department conducted its third annual EOD Threat Expo at the Stump Neck Annex, April 13-15. The threat expo is the second in a Read More …

UK: Navy bomb disposal called to suspected explosive ordnance near Inverness

A Royal Navy bomb disposal team was dispatched this afternoon to conduct a controlled explosion near Inverness. Suspected explosive ordnance was found in Milton of Culloden around 12noon with coastguard teams tasked to attend. Inverness and Nairn coastguard teams reported Read More …

CoESS joins EU Project to launch a Regional Certification Centre for Explosive Detection Dogs and Certification Standards

In order to strengthen the detection of threats by explosives in public areas and critical infrastructures within the EU member states, a consortium created and led by Palmyra Aviation Advisors, and including CoESS, has been awarded a project grant to Read More …

Somalia: A Senior Military Commander Killed in a Roadside Bomb

A top military commander and a soldier were killed on Saturday in a roadside bomb targets a Somali military vehicle, witnesses said. The explosion occurred near Gololey village, which is located between Balad and Jowhar. The blast killed Yasin Abdi Read More …

Afghan Security Forces Neutralised IEDs on Nimruz, Khost, Maidan Wardak and Logar province

The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover and defuse 13 IEDs in Jabul Saraj district of Parwan & Zaranj City of Nimruz. The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover & Read More …

Afghanistan: Herat car bomb attack claim ‘lives of 3’ policemen

Three policemen were killed a explosive-laden vehicle targeted an outpost in western province of Herat. The incident happened in the Bazarakarea of Zinda Jan district on Friday evening, and was followed by Taliban attacks on the district from three positions. Read More …

North Carolina: Search warrants show how police connected man to explosive devices found around Brevard

Newly-obtained search warrants and a probable cause affidavit are shedding light on how police were able to connect a man to more than a dozen explosive devices found around downtown Brevard in March. It all started the morning of Sunday, Read More …

Ohio: Improvised explosive devices found in Akron near railroad tracks

Authorities are investigating after two improvised explosive devices were found within a week of each other in Akron. Both were found near railroad tracks and not too far from homeless encampments. Authorities said only one device was functional and they Read More …