India, US troops carry out joint C-IED, C-UAS training during Yudh Abhyas 21

A combined Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) and Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (C-UAS) training was carried out by armies of India and the US during the conduct of exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ at the Equipment Simulator Training Area (ESTA) Alaska’ Anchorage. Read More …

Multinational Ardent Defender counter explosive threat exercise concludes in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BORDEN, Ontario, Canada – Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from 11 different nations improved their life-saving and mission-enabling skills during Exercise Ardent Defender in Canada, Sept. 18 – Oct. 22. The exercise brought together military and law enforcement Read More …

8th ESB hosts East Coast EOD Team of the Year Competition

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. – Explosive Ordnance Disposal teams from across the Department of Defense competed in the third-annual East Coast Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team of the Year Competition hosted by 8th Engineer Support Battalion (ESB) on Read More …

MCSC Begins Fielding Amphibious Robot System For Littoral Missions

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. -= In September, Marine Corps Systems Command began fielding an amphibious, unmanned robot system to support littoral operations globally. The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Remotely Operated Vehicle is a next-generation, box-shaped robot that enables Marines to Read More …

AU, Somali forces sharpen skills to curb threats posed by explosive devices

The African Union Mission and Somali National Army (SNA) military officers wrapped up a five-day training course aimed at enhancing joint capabilities in mitigating the threat posed by improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Gerbi Kebede Regassa, AMISOM deputy force commander in Read More …

NATO Secretary General attends opening of UN General Assembly

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg joined world leaders at the opening of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday (21 September 2021). This year’s General Assembly marks the sixth that Mr Stoltenberg has Read More …

India: NIA raids seven locations in Kashmir in connection with IED recovery case

The anti-terror federal probe agency NIA conducted raids at seven places in capital city Srinagar and South and north Kashmir districts this morning in connection with the recovery of IED in Jammu on June 27, 2021, sources in the agency Read More …

Salaknib ’21; U.S. and Philippine Army Strengthen Partnership

Fort Magsaysay, PHILIPPINES – Approximately 60 soldiers from U.S. Army Pacific Command, led by the 5th Security Force Assistance Brigade, trained side by side with the Philippine Army’s 1st Brigade Combat Team from July 9-31, 2021 at Fort Magsaysay as Read More …