India: Two IEDs planted by Maoists destroyed by police in Chhattisgarh

Security forces have destroyed two improvised explosive devices (IEDs) planted by the Maoists in Bijapur district, Chhattisgarh on Thursday averting a threat to the lives of police forces. According to police, the IEDs were found planted on a road leading Read More …

DASA UK: Countering IEDs with novel electronic technologies

DASA is searching for Counter-IED technologies that use novel Radio Frequency (RF) techniques DASA has launched a new Innovation Focus Area (IFA) called Countering IEDs by Novel Technology and Techniques. Seeking novel electronic technologies that can counter Improvised Explosive Devices Read More …

India: 2 arrested with IED, 1.5kg RDX in Punjab’s Tarn Taran village

Police thwarted a possible terror attack and arrested two bike-borne men with an improvised explosive device (IED) packed with around 1.5kg of RDX following a tip-off at Naushehra Pannuan village in Tarn Taran district on Sunday. The IED, packed in Read More …

Senegalese soldiers graduate U.N. Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Basic course

BARGNY, Senegal.– Last week, leaders from U.S. Army Southern European Task Force, Africa (SETAF-AF) and the 705th Ordnance Company, 242nd OD Battalion Explosive Ordnance Disposal from Fort Polk, Louisiana, attended the graduation ceremony of 18 Senegalese armed forces soldiers who Read More …

Afghanistan’s landmines threaten starvation as well as life and limb

As you drive along Afghanistan’s motorways, you have to deal with the culvert crater problem. In this mountainous country, prone to seasonal flash floods, most roads are undercut with drainage channels at 50-metre intervals. For much of the past two Read More …

Operation CHAMMAL: Training between K-9 and EOD teams in Iraq

The Explosive Ordonance Disposal (EOD) experts and K-9 teams regularly carry out joint training as part of the maintenance of their know-how. Several times a week, the K-9 teams and the EODs train in the search for and detection of Read More …

Philippine Army’s IED detection, clearing capabilities get boost

The Philippine Army (PA)’s capability to detect and clear mines or improvised explosive device (IED) got a much-needed boost after it received two vehicle-mounted mine detectors (VMMD) early this month. In a statement Wednesday, Army spokesperson Col. Xerxes Trinidad said Read More …

Philippines: Army foils bombing attempt in Maguindanao

Security forces on Saturday foiled a bombing attempt in Ampatuan town in Maguindanao province when they found an improvised explosive device (IED) in the subvillage of Masalay in Barangay Matagobong of the municipality, a military official said. Col. Oriel Pangcog, Read More …