North Dakota: First responders come to Minot AFB for Hydra Fury 24

The 5th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight hosted Hydra Fury 24 at Minot AFB from June 4-6. The joint training exercise was attended by representatives from Air Force EOD flights, Naval School EOD, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Defense Read More …

Bangladesh: Police found more bomb making materials from fish farm in Netrokona

Law enforcers have found materials for making bombs at a fish farm they suspect was being used as a militant hideout in Netrokonas Sadar Upazila. Nearly 150 police personnel, alongside members of a bomb disposal unit from Dhaka, entered the Read More …

Kenya: Police avert major IED attack by Al-Shabaab at Mandera border point

Police in Mandera East on Wednesday, June 5 averted a possible tragedy when they recovered and demolished an IED planted in an abandoned house. Corporal Ibrahim Isaac says that at around 9 am while manning the border at Border Point Read More …

Germany: Unexploded ordnance successfully defused in the port of Hamburg

A 250-pound bomb from the Second World War, discovered on Wednesday morning in the port of Hamburg, was successfully defused by the explosive ordnance disposal service of the fire brigade at around 5:20 p.m. in the afternoon. All previously initiated Read More …

UNODC Pakistan empowers Balochistan bomb disposal unit with specialized training on countering IEDs and EOD

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Pakistan has successfully completed a five-day specialized training course on countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD). This intensive program was funded by the U.S. Embassy office of Read More …

Ukraine: Nine teams of innovators showcase products to help sappers

Nine teams of Ukrainian developers presented during the Safe Field hackathon their projects aimed at facilitating mine clearance efforts. This is about the platforms designed to mow grass in mine-infested areas. “The main request to developers is to create robotic Read More …

Malta: ‘Alarming’ amount of explosives at garage of PL HQ bomb suspect

Police and bomb disposal officers are “alarmed” by the amount of explosive material found in a garage where a teenager is suspected of having manufactured a bomb which was placed outside Labour Party headquarters, Times of Malta has learned. Sources Read More …

EOD Mobile Unit 12 Holds Change of Command Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Cmdr. Jack Damon assumed command of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 12 (EODMU 12) during a change of command ceremony at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, May 23, 2024. Damon relieved Cmdr. David Scherr as Read More …