Best kept secret: BC RCMP’s Explosive Disposal Unit

Last summer, two male suspects entered a Saanich bank clad in full body armor and armed with semi-automatic SKS rifles. When officers arrived on scene, there was an armed robbery in progress and 22 innocent people were inside the bank. Read More …

Robot Range Enhancements Unveiled at the Fall DoD EODT&T Program Board Meeting

Indian Head, Maryland – Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division’s (NSWC IHD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Technology Center (EODTECHCEN) hosted the fall EOD Technology and Technical (EODT&T) Program Board meeting, September 28. Members of the board, comprised of rear Read More …

This police robot is designed for bomb disposal, but in Newfoundland and Labrador it has a different job

The ICOR Flex is the latest design in bomb-disposal technology. The Newfoundland and Labrador RCMP do not encounter many bombs, so they use the robot for a very different job. Read more… Source: CBC News  

UK: Bomb disposal robot deployed after “suspicious item” found at Portsmouth and Southsea railway station

Emergency services swarmed the around around Portsmouth and Southsea railway station after an item was found earlier this morning. A 100m cordon has been set up around the station, blocking members of the public from getting near the scene. Trains Read More …

British Columbia: Bomb squad handles suspicious package in Kamloops neighbourhood

RCMP had a portion of a residential street in the Aberdeen area closed Tuesday morning, July 4, due to what has been been confirmed to be the presence of a pipe bomb. Officers were on scene in the 900-block of Read More …

China: Robot Dog & Bomb Disposal Join in Celebrating Nanjing Police Day

Earlier this week marked the third Chinese People’s Police Day, with law enforcement authorities putting on a host of displays and ceremonies across the nation, ranging from hoisting the nation’s flag to educating young children as to the nature of Read More …

Türkiye: Over 100-Year-Old WWI bomb exploded by robot

An over 100-year-old bomb has finally exploded in Turkey. Turkey’s Gallipoli Peninsula was the location of one of WWI’s bloodiest battles. A dangerous remnant of that conflict, which raged from April 25, 1915 until Jan. 9, 1916, was found in Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers train to field new robots on Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART, Ga. – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers trained to field new EOD robots on Fort Stewart, Georgia. Soldiers from the 756th Ordnance Company (EOD) learned about the CRS robot system during a training class. Sgt. Joseph Serafini Read More …

Northern Ireland: Bomb disposal robot on the scene of a security alert following an event with the Irish foreign minister

Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney was taken off stage by officials during a speech in Belfast. A security alert was called after a suspect device was found in the car park. A bomb disposal robot later arrived on the scene. Read More …