U.S. Army EOD Soldiers to participate in multinational Ardent Defender exercise in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BORDEN, Ontario, Canada – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers will be training with military and law enforcement personnel from 11 partner nations during Exercise Ardent Defender Sept. 18 – Oct. 22. Army EOD technicians from the 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 …

Australia: Man charged after suitcase of detonators, explosives found in Sydney

A 22-year-old man allegedly stalked and intimidated residents of a home over two days in Sydney’s south-east, where police say they also found a suitcase containing detonators and explosives with “wires protruding”. Eastern suburbs police were called to the property 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 …

New explosive ordinance disposal package for Solomon Islands

Australia and the Solomon Islands are deepening cooperation on explosive ordnance disposal, with a $15 million package of infrastructure works, equipment and training announced in Honiara. The package builds on Defence’s longstanding cooperation with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Read More …

Australian Department of Defence – CASG looks for new Remote Positioning Vehicles, Joint Counter Improvised Explosive Device (JCIED) capability

Australian Department of Defence – CASG has announced on 22 Jul 2021 that is accepting bids for the following project: Project Land 154 Phase 4 Remote Positioning Vehicles. The Joint Counter Improvised Explosive Device (JCIED) capability under Land 154 Ph Read More …

Former ADF member charged after chemicals used in bomb-making found at Picton, NSW home

A former member of the Australian Defence Force has been charged with firearm and explosive offences after heavily armed officers stormed his home south-west of Sydney. Police raided two properties in Picton and arrested Michael Brown, 54, as the bomb Read More …

Australia: Launceston police taskforce seize homemade explosive, guns, drugs and cash

A homemade explosive device and $86,000 worth of cash are among the latest items seized by a Northern taskforce targeting illegal guns. On Monday the Launceston Firearms Taskforce carried out a search warrant at a South Launceston address. Here, police Read More …