Israel: IDF raids explosives lab in intense 18-hour West Bank operation

On Monday, Soldiers from the 94th Brigade, Duvdevan Unit, 41st Brigade, and Shin Bet forces completed an 18-hour counterterrorism operation in the Far’a area in the Jordan Valley, West Bank, the IDF announced on Tuesday. During the operation, soldiers discovered 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 …

Maryland Army National Guard and multinational partners strengthen bonds in Senegal

DODJI, Senegal — As the dust settles over the training areas in Dodji, Senegal, A Company, 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment of the Maryland Army National Guard stands out for its essential role in exercise African Lion 2024 (AL24). “We Read More …

India: Pressure bomb planted by Maoists defused in Odisha

A day after a tribal youth was found killed by Maoists in Kandhamal’s Badipanga village, SOG and CRPF jawans recovered a pressure bomb reportedly planted by the ultras in nearby Kotagarh forest on Tuesday. While the security personnel were combing Read More …

Spring/Summer 2024 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Spring/Summer 2024 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from European Defence Agency, C-IED Centre of Excellence, Assessed Mitigation Options Read More …

Philippines: BIFF bomb-maker killed, IEDs seized in anti-terror operation

Soldiers killed a member of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and confiscated 26 improvised explosive devices in an air and ground anti-terror offensive in Barangay Butilen, Salibo town in Maguindanao del Sur on Saturday. Soldiers dispatched to clear the area Read More …

Indian Army thwarts IED attack in Manipur

In a significant achievement, alert and vigilant soldiers of the Indian Army averted a major incident by successfully diffusing three Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) in Imphal East district. The IEDs were discovered on the road connecting Nongdam Tangkhul and Etham Read More …

Uganda captures bomb expert of Islamic State-allied rebel group

Uganda’s military has captured a commander of an Islamic State-allied rebel group who is an expert in making improvised explosive devices, or bombs, that the group has used to carry out deadly attacks in the past, the army said on Read More …

Uganda: UPDF graduates 255 combat engineers, explosive experts

The Joint Staff Chief Engineering, Brig Gen Cyrus Besigye Bekunda, has implored combat engineers and explosive experts to maintain discipline and continually upgrade their skills to reach the pinnacle of their army careers. “Discipline and Willingness to Upgrade will give Read More …

Nigeria: Troops kill ISWAP top bomb producer

The troops of Operation Desert Sanity III and Operation Hadin Kai have successfully eliminated the Islamic State West African Province, ISWAP, top Commander in charge of Vehicle Bomb Improvised Explosive Device, VBEID, Mallam Muhammadu. This followed the continuation of the Read More …