Philippines: US donates communication equipment, bomb disposal gears to improve PNP’s anti-terror capability

The United States has donated vehicles, communication equipment and bomb disposal protective gear to the Philippine National Police (PNP) in a bid to improve the country’s operational capability against terrorism. Among those donated were laptop computers, 4 units of Ford Read More …

Texas: Odessa Police Department conducts bomb unit training demo

On Thursday, members of the Odessa Police Department’s Hazmat Devices Unit conducted a bomb unit training demonstration. The event took place at the Odessa Fire Rescue training facility at 3000 S. Dixie. During the demonstration, the OPD Hazmat Devices Unit Read More …

52nd EOD takes lead in testing Army’s newest bomb suit

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. – Explosive Ordnance Disposal, or EOD, Soldiers put their lives on the line when-ever they’re called into action, and their protective equipment can mean the difference between life and death. Fort Campbell’s 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance 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 …

DEVELOPMENTS IN BOMB SUIT TESTING AND STANDARDIZATION

By Dr. Aris Makris, Ph.D., Vice-President, RD&E and Chief Technology Officer and Dr. J.-P. Dionne, Director of Research Engineering, Med-Eng INTRODUCTION Historically, bomb suit manufacturers did not have a standard for protection, capabilities, and mobility. Consequently, they had to borrow standards Read More …

Next-generation bomb suit lightens load for Marines

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines will soon receive a lighter and more capable bomb suit for protection against various threats. Fielding in 2020, the EOD Advanced Bomb Suit incorporates several 21st century, next-generation technological advancements intended to help EOD Marines withstand Read More …

United States Army Selects Med-Eng to provide its 2nd Generation Advanced Bomb Suit to Protect Explosive Ordnance Disposal Teams

For Immediate Release Major contract award demonstrates continued confidence in Med-Eng to successfully deliver Army programs Supports highly-skilled manufacturing jobs in northern New York for up to four years OGDENSBURG, New York – Med-Eng, LLC, a company of The Safariland Read More …