UK: Navy bomb disposal called to suspected explosive ordnance near Inverness

A Royal Navy bomb disposal team was dispatched this afternoon to conduct a controlled explosion near Inverness. Suspected explosive ordnance was found in Milton of Culloden around 12noon with coastguard teams tasked to attend. Inverness and Nairn coastguard teams reported Read More …

Afghan Security Forces Neutralised IEDs on Nimruz, Khost, Maidan Wardak and Logar province

The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover and defuse 13 IEDs in Jabul Saraj district of Parwan & Zaranj City of Nimruz. The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover & Read More …

Ohio: Improvised explosive devices found in Akron near railroad tracks

Authorities are investigating after two improvised explosive devices were found within a week of each other in Akron. Both were found near railroad tracks and not too far from homeless encampments. Authorities said only one device was functional and they Read More …

Indiana: Explosives training focuses on increase in ATM bombs

Bomb squads from across the country trained at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in North Vernon, Indiana, with federal and military experts and the Raven’s Challenge joint explosives training program. During the training period squad members also had the opportunity to Read More …

Afghan Security Forces Discovered And Defused Hundreds Of IEDs In Khost, Maidan Wardak, Logar and Kandahar Provinces

The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover & defuse five IEDs in Khost, Maidan Wardak & Logar provinces. The engineering teams of ANP following point-to-point search operations, managed to discover & defuse five IEDs in Read More …

AMISOM forces equipped to clear explosives in Jowhar

Twelve soldiers attached to the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) bomb squad in Jowhar, HirShabelle State, have completed specialized training on countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). IEDs are locally manufactured explosives which have become the main weapon of choice Read More …

‘It’s only four more laps’ – EOD soldier sets a world record running a mile in a 96-pound bomb suit

Running a mile may not sound so tough, but things get a lot harder when you’re wearing a clunky 84-pound blast-proof bodysuit and 12-pound helmet. That takes a few extra spoonfuls of determination, especially when you’re trying to break a Read More …