Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report is now available. Please subscribe to receive a copy. Next, Spring/Summer 2023 edition will be released in May 2023.


Counter-IED Report editorial team invites government bodies, army personnel, researchers, academics, industry experts to contribute their articles, case studies, research papers and opinion pieces.

We are looking for theoretical and practice-based non-promotional editorial contributions. If you have an interest in any of the areas listed below we would encourage you to make a submission*:

  • Post conflict Counter-IED and EOD Training, skills and capability development
  • IEDs and HME proliferation / countering emerging threats
  • Vehicle borne IEDs (VBIED / SVBIED) / Hostile Vehicles Detection and Threat Mitigation
  • IEDs and PBIEDs / suicide bombings
  • Air borne IEDs (ABIED) / Explosive-laden drones
  • Social Media monitoring and analysis
  • Advances in explosive and precursor chemicals ID and detection technologies
  • X-ray systems / Training and simulation
  • Stand-off explosive and suicide bomber detection systems
  • Intelligence fusion / Countering IED networks threat
  • Weapons Intelligence Teams (WIT)
  • Forensics and Technical Exploitation
  • EOD Manual Neutralisation Techniques (MNT)
  • Humanitarian demining / advanced Counter Mine, UXO, ERW and EO solutions
  • EOD / IEDD Robotic systems / training and simulation
  • Latest advances in ROV / UUV EOD / IEDD systems
  • Mounted Counter Mine, Counter IED / IEDD solutions / Route clearance
  • GPR detection solutions / advances in non-metallic threats detection
  • Underwater UXO / EOD / CIED solutions / training and simulation
  • Surface-floating maritime improvised explosive devices (SF/MIED)
  • Explosive uncrewed surface vessels (EUSV)
  • Military Search
  • Tactical EOD / CIED / IEDD solutions / training and simulation
  • Explosive Detection / Military Working Dogs
  • ECM / RCIED Jammers / training and simulation
  • Blast mitigation / advanced armour solutions / personal protection clothing and materials
  • Critical National Infrastructure, Force and Perimeter protection solutions

We welcome suggestions for new topics and authors.

We will consider to accept for publication only original work that has not been previously published.

*Fees apply for publication of articles submitted by commercial and for-profit organisations. All articles are subject to editor’s approval.

Spring/Summer 2023 edition deadlines:

Abstract submission: 28 February 2023
Full article submission deadline: 14 April 2023
Publication date: 25 May 2023

Autumn 2023 edition deadlines:

Abstract submission:  21 July 2023
Full article submission deadline:  8 September 2023
Publication date:  25 October 2023

Winter 2023/24 edition deadlines:

Abstract submission: 10 November 2023
Full article submission deadline: 8 December 2023
Publication date: 25 January 2024

Enquiries, abstracts and articles should be submitted by email to: editorial@deltabusinessmedia.com

Download editorial submission guidelines: Editorial submission guidelines – Counter-IED Report