Philippines: Thousands of dynamites intended to harm soldiers seized in Bukidnon

Thousands of dynamites said to be used in a planned bombing of patrolling troops and government facilities were seized by the elements of the Army’s 8 Infantry (Dependable) Battalion (8th IB) in Malinao area, Barangay Kalusangay, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon province. Read More …

Philippines: Army disposes 77 IHL-banned APMs seized from CPP-NPA in Mindanao

Cagayan de Oro City – The Army’ 4th Infantry Division (4ID) successfully disposed of more than 70 improvised explosive devices (IEDs) seized from the communist terrorist groups (CTG), commonly known as the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Read More …

Singapore: Four-legged veterans from the Military Working Dog Unit (MWDU) are looking for a new roof over their heads

Our four-legged veterans from the Military Working Dog Unit (MWDU) are looking for a new roof over their heads! If you’re interested in making them part of your family, you can find out more in the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Read More …

Development partners to mobilise support to expand Asean ARMAC

Minister of Foreign Affairs Prak Sokhonn has urged development partners to mobilise support to further expand the outreach of ASEAN Regional Mine Action Center (ARMAC) to benefit Asean countries and region. Sokhonn was speaking at the inaugural launch of the Read More …

Philippines: US donates communication equipment, bomb disposal gears to improve PNP’s anti-terror capability

The United States has donated vehicles, communication equipment and bomb disposal protective gear to the Philippine National Police (PNP) in a bid to improve the country’s operational capability against terrorism. Among those donated were laptop computers, 4 units of Ford Read More …

Philippines: 8 hurt in Maguindanao IED explosion

Eight people were hurt after an improvised explosive device (IED) went off at the town plaza of Datu Piang in Maguindanao on Saturday, September 18, 2021, while a volleyball tournament was taking place. Datu Piang Mayor Victor Samama said the Read More …

Salaknib ’21; U.S. and Philippine Army Strengthen Partnership

Fort Magsaysay, PHILIPPINES – Approximately 60 soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific Command, led by the 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade, trained side by side with the Philippine Army’s 1st Brigade Combat Team from July 9-31, 2021 at Fort Magsaysay as Read More …

Australia: Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews warns the threat of terrorism is not gone

Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews says Australia “cannot be complacent” when it comes to terrorism amid ongoing lockdowns and the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan. It comes as the Home Affairs Minister is seeking new powers to prevent terrorists from committing Read More …

Philippines: 2 soldiers wounded in Basilan IED blast

Two soldiers were wounded when unidentified men detonated an improvised explosive device near an Army detachment in Lamitan, Basilan yesterday. Cpl. Cyrus Bunda and Pvt. Arny Vember were manning a checkpoint of the 68th Infantry Battalion in Barangay Campo Uno Read More …

Australian Army Is Seeking Next Generation Personal Electronic Countermeasures System for Defence

The Department of Defence via the Australian Army and the Defence Innovation Hub (‘Defence’) are seeking innovation proposals that will assist Defence in exploring next-generation Personal Electronic Countermeasures (Personal ECM) systems. Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) are homemade bombs that are Read More …