Ukraine: Russian soldiers enter Azovstal steel plant to clear land mines

Russian foot soldiers enter Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol to clear land mines from the site. Video released by Russian Defense Ministry shows soldiers as they conduct mine clearance work as well as military vehicles at the industrial grounds of Read More …

Ukraine: Demining in Kharkov region

Servicemen of the engineering troops of the Russian Armed Forces conduct mine clearance in populated areas in Kharkov region. Engineering reconnaissance is carried out on site, the situation is assessed, and then the demining team proceeds to clear the area Read More …

Philippine Army’s IED detection, clearing capabilities get boost

The Philippine Army (PA)’s capability to detect and clear mines or improvised explosive device (IED) got a much-needed boost after it received two vehicle-mounted mine detectors (VMMD) early this month. In a statement Wednesday, Army spokesperson Col. Xerxes Trinidad said Read More …

Kenya: The Annual Africa C-IED Steering Committee conference is underway at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) in Nairobi

The Annual Africa C-IED Steering Committee conference is currently underway at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) in Nairobi, Kenya. The 3 day conference has been sponsored by the UK and US, and has participants attending from over 21 mainly Read More …

AMISOM explores new ways to counter Improvised Explosive Devices

Military engineers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) have completed a four-day training to counter the evolving threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs), which have become a weapon of choice for terrorists. The training, which kicked Read More …

Cambodia sends 8th batch of peacekeepers to Central African Republic

Cambodia on Sunday dispatched the eighth batch of 219 peacekeepers, including 28 women, to join a United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR). Speaking at the departure ceremony held at the Phnom Penh International Airport, Gen. Sem Read More …

Colombia: Military Engineers making progress in antipersonnel mines clearance

Colombian Military Engineers made progress in the decontamination of 9,728 square meters in Marquetalia Tolima that were suspected of having antipersonnel mines. The work of the soldiers of the Humanitarian Demining Engineer Battalion No. 2 continues in the region. En Read More …

Nagorno-Karabakh: Russian peacekeepers are demining Lachin corridor

Russian peacekeepers are demining the Lachin corridor linking Armenia and Karabakh, Interfax reported referring to deputy commander of the Russian peacekeeping contingent Alexey Polyukhovich. Russian troops are engaged in engineering reconnaissance and mine clearance of roads throughout Nagorno-Karabakh. Besides, they Read More …

Syrian Army clears several areas of mines and IEDs

Syrian armed forces engineers have removed land mines from 1.7 hectares (4.2 acres) of territory and dismantled 43 explosive devices over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides said on Saturday. “Engineering units Read More …