Scottish uni developing robots for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning

A Scottish university will help create robotic technologies for bomb disposal and nuclear decommissioning jobs, taking humans out of harm’s way. Heriot-Watt University’s National Robotarium is working on the project with Sheffield-based robotics software firm Cyberselves and Resolve Robotics, of Read More …

US Navy EOD technicians conduct virtual exchange with Brunei counterparts

SANTA RITA, Guam – Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from Task Force 75 and troop commanders from the Royal Brunei Land Force participated in a real-time, virtual EOD subject matter expert exchange (SMEE), Oct. 6, as part of the 26th annual Read More …

UK: Couple who found Second World War mustard gas canisters to be jailed for possessing a chemical weapon

A married couple who dumped Mustard Gas canisters from the Second World War in a lake have been sentenced for possessing a chemical weapon in what is thought to be the first such prosecution in the UK. Military enthusiast Martyn Read More …

Brig. Gen. Antonio V. Munera takes command of Army’s sole EOD, CBRN integrated command

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Brig. Gen. Antonio V. Munera became the eighth commander of the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command June 9. He succeeded Brig. Gen. James E. Bonner who served as the commander since July Read More …

20th CBRNE Soldiers join local group to volunteer 3D printing capabilities to aid COVID-19 relief efforts

The low hum buzzing quietly in the background of a conference call with a group of 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Soldiers isn’t your typical household appliance, but the sound of personal protective equipment in the making, readying Read More …

How the National Guard dresses for COVID-19 and other disasters

We got a virtual tour of the gear on hand at a Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team. The coronavirus pandemic has understandably spurred millions to think about how they protect themselves—and others—in public spaces. And now, the Centers Read More …

Army EOD Soldiers train with civilian counterparts at Raven’s Challenge

U.S. Army explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command trained with federal, state and local law enforcement agencies at Raven’s Challenge March 2-6 at Camp Blanding, Florida. Raven’s Challenge brings the world’s Read More …

USMC EOD Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group conduct a Field Evaluation Exercise at Camp Lejeune

U.S. Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group conduct a Field Evaluation Exercise (FEX) at various locations at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C., Feb. 7, 2020, to assess ability to respond to emerging Read More …

720th EOD trains on self-contained breathing apparatus equipment

Soldiers from the 720th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) received training on self-contained breathing apparatus equipment during a two-week Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Hazardous Material Technician Course. The training provided the Soldiers the skills and knowledge required to respond Read More …