Upstream IED Prevention: Countering the illicit proliferation and diversion of materials used in the production of improvised explosive devices

  A wide spectrum of materials can be used to manufacture improvised explosive devices (IEDs). These include both military and civilian commercial products. The variety in design and means of deployment of IEDs vastly complicates efforts to regulate and control Read More …

Colombia: Joint Task Force Hercules neutralized six explosive devices in rural Tumaco

The Joint Task Force of Stabilization and Consolidation Hercules in a joint military operations between the National Army and the Colombian Air Force neutralized six improvised explosive devices in the village of Sabaleta of the District of Tumaco, Nariño. In Read More …

Illegal bomb factory and arms dump uncovered by Spain’s Guardia Civil

A bomb making factory and arsenal of weapons including an assault rifle and sub-machine gun have been found by Guardia Civil officers in what they call one of Spain’s biggest ever seizures of home-made explosive devices.  In total 17 bombs, materials Read More …