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 …

France: KKK obsessed student built pipe bombs with uranium from eBay

A 26-year-old French student has been arrested after his school project was discovered to be four pipe bombs packed with uranium dust he bought on eBay, Le Canard Enchaîné reported on Tuesday. The report was confirmed by VICE News, who Read More …

Reserve CBRN Soldiers tackle Toxic Valley

U.S. Soldiers in Europe who specialize in the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear military occupation don’t often get the chance to train in live chemical agent scenarios. Toxic Valley 2021, an international, open-air chemical warfare agent collection and assessment exercise hosted Read More …

U.S. Army EOD technician coordinates training for large scale combat operations

FORT BRAGG, North Carolina – A U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician from the Fort Bragg, North Carolina-based 192nd Ordnance Battalion (EOD) “Renegades” coordinated a large scale combat operations training exercise in support of the Immediate Response Force. Staff Sgt. Read More …

WMD Coordination Team members recognized for Exercise Fused Response

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Maryland – The U.S. Army South commanding general recognized two Soldiers from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Command for supporting Exercise Fused Response 2021. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Robert V. Hocog and Master Sgt. Read More …

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 …