EOD training simulating deployment grows in its second year

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.— Some of the Air Force’s most dangerous missions are undertaken by Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) squads regardless of the hostilities and hazards of an unpredictable environment. Dangerous and ever evolving threats to people and property Read More …

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force EOD put training to the test in Nauru

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Constable Armstrong Regoso and Staff Sergeant Ansa Puaraua recently travelled to Nauru with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) on Operation Render Safe to conduct reconnaissance and survey reported explosive remnants of war. This was Read More …

UK: Gunpowder found at Norwich charity recycling centre detonated

Bomb disposal experts were called to a former recycling centre after a tin of gunpowder was discovered by a worker during refurbishment work. The 1kg (2.2lb) tin was found at the former Mile Cross household waste centre in Swanton Road, Read More …

Georgia: Cobb County police find unexploded grenades in home of dead veteran

While inside the home of a dead veteran on Tuesday, Cobb County police had to deal with a rare situation. Officers were made aware of several unexploded grenades dating back more than 50 years. The Cobb bomb squad then responded Read More …

Ukraine’s military bomb squads upgrade demining system

The Defense Ministry’s State Special Transport Service experts improved the mobility of the demining system they have in service by placing it on chassis. In order to create passages through enemy minefields, the assault units of the State Special Transport Service Read More …

UK: Bomb found in Worcester exploded in Powick field by Army

An explosion of an undetonated bomb pulled from the river Severn was carried out in a field on the outskirts of Worcester. People were warned not to be alarmed if they heard a loud explosion after magnet fishers pulled a suspected Read More …

Marine EOD Tech Inspires Students at San Clemente High School’s Military Appreciation Night

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – As the sun set on a Friday night football game at San Clemente High School, a different kind of spectacle captivated the crowd during the football team’s military appreciation night, Sept. 8. Marine Read More …

Premier US Army CBRNE Command refines skills at exercise on Dugway Proving Ground

DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah – Highly specialized units from the U.S. military’s premier Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) command refined their sampling and reconnaissance techniques during an exercise on Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, in August. American Soldiers and U.S. Read More …

Bulgarian Navy destroys drone with mortar attached found near coastal village

A Bulgarian Navy specialist team destroyed a drone that had an 82mm high-explosive mortar attached to it, found near the village of Tyulenovo on Bulgaria’s northern Black Sea coast, according to a Defence Ministry statement on September 18. The find Read More …

Pakistan: Suspicious bag containing grenade, Red Zone map seized in Islamabad

A suspicious bag containing hand grenades, pistol, bullets and a map of Red Zone buildings was seized by Islamabad police. The ICT spokesperson said that the teams are inspecting the recovered arms and ammunition. The recovered arms include three hand Read More …