Fort Irwin-based Explosive Ordnance Disposal team wins all-Army EOD competition

FORT CARSON, Colo. – Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from the Fort Irwin, California-based 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) “Detonators” earned first place in the all-Army EOD Team of the Year competition on Fort Carson, Colorado, May 15 – 19. The Read More …

Ukraine: Russian soldiers enter Azovstal steel plant to clear land mines

Russian foot soldiers enter Azovstal steel plant in Mariupol to clear land mines from the site. Video released by Russian Defense Ministry shows soldiers as they conduct mine clearance work as well as military vehicles at the industrial grounds of Read More …

Kenya: Lamu officers trained on IED detection and response

Law enforcement officers in Lamu county have received landmine and Improvised Explosive Devices awareness training to enable them to enhance their security. The training, which was conducted by the Centre for Civilians in Conflict (Civic), is also meant to enable Read More …

Joint service EOD techs join forces to destroy 12,000-pound missile cache

NEVADA TEST AND TRAINING RANGE, Nev. – U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians teamed up to destroy a 12,000-pound missile cache. EOD Soldiers from the Fort Irwin, California-based 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) and Read More …

Nigeria: Police successfully defused IED planted by Boko Haram/ISWAP insurgents in Borno IDP camp

The police in Borno State have successfully defused a bomb planted by Boko Haram and ISWAP insurgents at Dalori Internally Displaced Persons Camp (IDPs) in Konduga Local Government Area. Dalori camp is located a few kilometres to Maiduguri, along the Read More …

India: Two IEDs planted by Maoists destroyed by police in Chhattisgarh

Security forces have destroyed two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by the Maoists in Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh on Thursday averting a threat to the lives of police forces. According to police, the IEDs were found planted on a road leading Read More …