Introducing the Avenger 2.0 – A mid-sized robot with the capabilities of a larger Unmanned Ground Vehicle

Introducing the Avenger 2.0. A mid-sized robot with the capabilities of a larger Unmanned Ground Vehicle, designed and built for the demands of: Military EOD Public Safety Bomb Disposal CBRNe and HazMat Operations Tactical Operations The Avenger 2.0 combines strength Read More …

USAF explosive ordnance disposal technicians conduct joint training with Nigerien Armed Forces

AGADEZ, Niger — U.S. Air Force explosive ordnance disposal technicians assigned to the 409th Air Expeditionary Group, conducted a joint counter-improvised explosive device exercise with Soldiers from the Nigerien Armed Forces (French language: Forces Armées Nigeriennes – FAN) at the Read More …

Hong Kong: Trio arrested over making of explosive and inciting attack on police officers

Three people were arrested for inciting others to attack police officers and government buildings, as police seized bomb materials including TATP from their residence. Police said on Tuesday that some criminals incited others to attack police officers and several government Read More …

Kenya: Lamu officers trained on IED detection and response

Law enforcement officers in Lamu county have received landmine and Improvised Explosive Devices awareness training to enable them to enhance their security. The training, which was conducted by the Centre for Civilians in Conflict (Civic), is also meant to enable Read More …

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 …