U.S. Army orders ground-penetrating radar system for detecting hidden IEDs

U.S. Army counter-land mine experts needed ground-penetrating radar systems to detect improvised explosive devices (IEDs) buried in roadways. They found their solution from Chemring Sensors and Electronics Systems (CSES) in Dulles, Va. Officials of the Army Contracting Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Read More …

Code Name – The Blowfish Project: DTRA Securing the Waterways

05-12-2020 Story by DTRA Public Affairs Defense Threat Reduction Agency The research and development arm of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has invested in a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) system capable of identifying and neutralizing underwater improvised explosive Read More …

Is The Infantry Brigade Combat Team Becoming Obsolete?

  The infantry community has a problem. The centerpiece of the Army’s operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the infantry brigade combat team, is in danger of becoming obsolete in the face of near-peer opponents. This formation of three infantry battalions, an engineer Read More …

Syrian Army clears several areas of mines and IEDs

Syrian armed forces engineers have removed land mines from 1.7 hectares (4.2 acres) of territory and dismantled 43 explosive devices over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defence Ministry’s Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides said on Saturday. “Engineering units Read More …

Red Devils host counter-IED training event

Wolf Pack first responders participated in an interagency training event hosted by the 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight at Kunsan Air Base, April 8. The training event focused on emergency procedures and response actions in regards to Read More …

India: CRPF foils terror attack plan in Bihar

The CRPF on Monday said its personnel thwarted a terror strike plot by detecting and seizing 64 IEDs planted in a forested area in Aurangabad in Bihar. The Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were detected during an operation by Commando Battalion Read More …