UK: Bomb disposal squad at Warwick Way, Kings Hill after unexploded device discovered on building site

An Army Bomb Disposal team is on site at Warwick Way, Kings Hill after an unexploded device was discovered on a building site. A 200 metre cordon was put in place last night after a Second World War bomb was unearthed, near Maidstone, Read More …

How The UK Is Saving African Lives By Teaching Safe Bomb Disposal

The Counter IED Wing, part of the Humanitarian Peace Support School in Nairobi, Kenya, has trained 1,600 students from 15 African nations in just over three years. The teaching is led by former leading British Army bomb disposal expert Tony Read More …

Army Bomb Experts In Northern Ireland Receive New Robot

Army bomb disposal experts in Northern Ireland have received a new state-of-the-art robot. The latest T7 Remote Controlled Vehicle (RCV) apparently allows the operator to “feel” the suspicious object as they investigate, and is also fitted with high-definition camera equipment. Read More …

British Troops In Malawi: Delivering Life-Saving Medical Training

British military personnel have been providing the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) with what could be life-saving training. A course, coordinated by the British Peace Support Team (Africa), was delivered to more than 100 troops ahead of a deployment to the Democratic Republic of Read More …

British Troops In West Africa: Training Local Forces To Fight Terror

Growing concern about the rise of violent terrorist groups in west Africa has prompted British forces to step up its training and mentoring of regional partners. It comes as UK troops prepare for a 250-strong deployment to Mali in the summer. Forces News has been Read More …

Nigeria: invitation to tender for purchase of 30 IED detectors

UK Army, currently based in Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria wishes to purchase IED detectors to enable clearance of IEDs that target civilians and military personnel indiscriminately. Clearance of IEDs enable compounds to be repopulated by civilians and clearance of roads Read More …