Cambodia: 11 nations attend NPMEC demining training course

The National Centre for Peacekeeping Forces, Mines and Explosive Remnants of War Clearance (NPMEC) has launched the ASEAN and Regional Mine Clearance and Minefield Technical Training for UN peacekeeping missions which saw the participation of 11 countries. General Sem Sovanny, Read More …

Two Nauru police officers graduate under RSIPF-EOD on IMAS level one in Honiara

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit has graduated two Nauru Police officers on International Mine Action Standard (IMAS) level one. The graduation happened today (11 November 2022) after four weeks of intensive training at Read More …

Japan: GSDF removes unexploded bomb left over from WWII in Osaka

Ground Self-Defense Force members removed an unexploded U.S. bomb likely dropped during World War II from the site of a future university campus here on Nov. 6. Officials called for the evacuations of around 3,750 residents in about 2,200 households Read More …

Philippines: 1 dead, 11 hurt in Tacurong City bus bombing

A passenger was killed while 11 others were badly hurt in a bomb explosion inside a bus in Tacurong City in Sultan Kudarat province at noon on Sunday. Police Lt. Col. Joan Maganto, chief of the Tacurong City Police, said Read More …

Philippines: 2 Calabarzon police bomb-sniffing dogs honored in retirement ceremony

The Police Regional Office 4-A (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon area) honored two explosive detection dogs in a retirement ceremony in this camp on Friday, Nov. 4. PRO 4-A director Brig. Gen. Jose Melencio Nartatez Jr. thanked “Sky” and Read More …

Philippines: NGCP investigates tower bombing that caused power interruptions in Mindanao

The National Grid Corporation of the Philippines said it is investigating the bombing of an electricity tower on Monday that caused power interruptions in parts of Mindanao. Authorities confirmed that unnamed individuals used improvised explosive devices to cause the bombing. Read More …

Korean Counter-Terrorist Units Receive PIAP GRYF Robots

In late September, the Special Operations Unit of Korean National Police received the PIAP Gryf EOD robots, delivered by the Łukasiewicz – PIAP. The PIAP GRYF bomb disposal robot is tailored to carry out hazardous materials neutralization tasks, explosive ordnance Read More …

Philippines: Seized in Central Visayas region explosives made for terrorists

After the arrest of two individuals last Sunday for allegedly selling explosive devices in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-7 is further investigating the manufacturer of these devices. Police Col. Peter Tagtag Jr., the new Read More …

Bali bombings: mistakes the Bali terrorists made that helped save hundreds of people

As a country boy who played with fireworks growing up, Shane Hamming would become the key Australian explosives expert deployed to ground zero following the Bali bombings. Hamming spent the bulk of his 26-year police service at the Australian Bomb Read More …