Afghanistan: Separate blasts kill 11 civilians on first day of truce

A roadside bomb struck a car in the Panjwai district of southern Kandahar province, killing five civilians, including a woman and children, said Jamal Naser Barekzai a spokesman for the provincial police. In another incident, two children were killed and Read More …

Arab alliance destroys Al Houthi UAVs, missiles targeting Saudi Arabia

The Arab Saudi-led alliance said it intercepted and destroyed early Thursday eight unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and three ballistic missiles fired by Yemen’s All Houthis towards Saudi Arabia amid an upsurge of the Iran-aligned rebels’ attacks. On Monday, the alliance Read More …

Norway continues support for unexploded bombs clearance in Lao PDR

The HALO Trust and Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) signed recently a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Laotian Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare represented by the National Regulatory Authority for the UXO/Mine Action Sector (NRA) in Lao. The signing Read More …

Australia: Launceston police taskforce seize homemade explosive, guns, drugs and cash

A homemade explosive device and $86,000 worth of cash are among the latest items seized by a Northern taskforce targeting illegal guns. On Monday the Launceston Firearms Taskforce carried out a search warrant at a South Launceston address. Here, police Read More …

Philippines: Police find improvised bomb near GenSan bus terminal

Police bomb experts today disarmed a bomb near the bus terminal in this city. Col. Gilberto Tuzon, city police director, said they were looking into who left the improvised explosive device and their motives. The improvised bomb was fashioned out Read More …

Look Out! Maritime Early Warning Innovations: Defence and Security Accelerator Competition Document

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking proposals for the development of innovative technologies to provide novel methods of Early Warning (EW) for maritime operations. Run on behalf of the Royal Navy, this competition aims to develop alternative Read More …