Australia: Nations combine on mine warfare activity

The Royal Australian Navy has laid sea mines for the first time in nearly 50 years during Exercise Dugong. The mine warfare and clearance diving activity, from March 4-22, was designed to test a combined force from Australia, New Zealand Read More …

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force EOD put training to the test in Nauru

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Constable Armstrong Regoso and Staff Sergeant Ansa Puaraua recently travelled to Nauru with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) on Operation Render Safe to conduct reconnaissance and survey reported explosive remnants of war. This was Read More …

Australia’s Defence Force leads multinational team to support Nauru

As part of Operation Render Safe, the Australian Defence Force (ADF) led a multinational team to safely dispose of dangerous explosive remnants of war on the Pacific island of Nauru. A team of explosive ordnance disposal experts was deployed to 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 …

ADF: Teaching dogs to detect and protect

With tails wagging and snouts at the ready, explosive detection dogs (EDDs) are more than just cute faces. These canines and their handlers provide Defence with a specialist capability employed to save lives. The 3rd Combat Engineer Regiment at Lavarack Read More …

Solomon Islands: Twelve Explosives Specialists Graduate with Assistance from Australian Defense Force

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit has graduated 12 officers after completing level 2 of the International Mine Action Standard (IMAS) course requirements as specialist operators at the EOD facility, East of Honiara. This Read More …