Canada to send 40 combat engineers to Poland to train Ukraine soldiers

Canada said on Tuesday it will send 40 more combat engineers to help support Polish efforts to train Ukrainian forces, as part of its commitment to increasing military aid for Ukraine. The Canadian Armed Forces have trained more than 33,000 Read More …

Chinese peacekeepers to Lebanon obtains UN mine clearance and EOD certifications

On August 30, 62 members of the 21st Chinese peacekeeping multi-purpose engineer contingent to Lebanon passed the assessment conducted by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in just one try and obtained the certifications for mine clearance and explosive Read More …

MINUSCA Commends The Actions Of The Indonesian Engineer Battalion

215 peacekeepers from the Indonesian Engineering Company, deployed in CAR, were awarded the UN Medal on 17 August 2022 during a ceremony also marking the 77th anniversary of Indonesia’s independence. This eighth engineer battalion arrived in the Central African Republic Read More …

Cambodia: Army demining course underway

A total of 188 trainees, drawn from the ranks of officers, non-commissioned officers and enlisted soldiers of the Engineering Command at Tram Khnar Army Base in Takeo province, participated in a short demining course to meet the demands of increased Read More …

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 …