UNMAS Welcomes the Contribution from Denmark for Mine Action in Ethiopia

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) welcomes a donation of 7 million Danish krone (DKK) (more than 1 million USD) from the Government of Denmark for life-saving humanitarian mine action activities in Ethiopia. The support will go towards the Read More …

Czechs raise funds to buy 800,000 artillery shells for Ukraine

With Thursday’s contribution of €140 million from Norway, the Czech Republic has secured enough funds to buy 800,000 artillery shells for munitions-starved Ukraine, Czech President Petr Pavel told journalists on Thursday. Overall, 18 countries have agreed to finance the purchases Read More …

In-situ comparison of high-order detonations and low-order deflagration methodologies for underwater UXO disposal

The unexploded ordnance (UXO) on the seabed off Northwest Europe poses a hazard to offshore developments such as windfarms. The traditional removal method is through high-order detonation of a donor explosive charge placed adjacent to the UXO, which poses a Read More …

Denmark drops investigation into Nord Stream pipeline blasts

Denmark has dropped its investigation into the 2022 explosions on the Nord Stream pipelines carrying Russian gas to Germany, becoming the second country to do so after Sweden closed a separate inquiry. The multibillion-dollar Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines Read More …

Sweden Closes Investigation of Pipeline Blasts, but Stays Silent on Cause

After investigators delved into a series of undersea explosions that blew apart the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines linking Russia to Western Europe in fall 2022, intelligence agencies came to a general agreement: The evidence pointed toward pro-Ukraine forces, even Read More …

A Denmark terror case has ‘links’ to Hamas

A Danish prosecutor said Friday that an investigation that led to the arrests of three suspects in Denmark last month on suspicion of plotting to carry out “an act of terror” was linked to Hamas, according to a local media Read More …

Denmark assists Iraq in clearing landmines

The Danish government has contributed an additional $3.17 million to the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in Iraq. The new contribution will help the Iraqi government protect civilians from the threat of explosive ordnance and support humanitarian, socioeconomic, and Read More …

Four arrested in Europe over alleged cross-border Hamas terrorism plot

Four people have been arrested in Germany and the Netherlands on suspicion of being part of a cross-border Hamas terror plot that German prosecutors said aimed to obtain weapons to target Jewish institutions in Europe. The office of Germany’s federal Read More …

US Army EOD technicians train with allies during Exercise Ardent Defender in Canada

5TH CANADIAN DIVISION SUPPORT BASE GAGETOWN, New Brunswick, Canada – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians are training with military personnel from eight partner nations during Exercise Ardent Defender at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown in New Brunswick, Canada, Read More …