UK: Over 50 pieces of explosives found at Medmerry Beach in Sussex

Over 50 pieces of explosive ordnance were found at a beach. The items on Medmerry Beach were reported to the Selsey Coastguard Rescue Team at around 5.20pm on Wesdnesday. A cordon was put in place and the explosive ordnance disposal Read More …

Nigeria: Security agents comb Anambra forests, recover bombs

The joint security operatives in Anambra State have recovered nine locally made Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs and four walkie-talkies while combining some forests in Ogbaru local government area in search of hoodlums attacking security formations in the state. The state Read More …

Solomon Islands: 12 law enforcement officers graduate from course on handling explosives

Twelve law enforcement officers, including regional police forces and defence, graduated from the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) level 1 course at Hells Point in Honiara recently. The graduates, consisting of four officers from the Papua New Guinea Defence Force Read More …

Australia: Clearance divers put to the test

The robot’s video feed showed an innocuous-looking cardboard box, but from intelligence gathered, Chief Petty Officer Thomas Buchanan knew it was time to put on a bomb suit. Earlier that day, the Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Task Group headquarters Read More …

Lebanon: Chinese, French peacekeepers exchange mine clearance, EOD experience

The 22nd Chinese Peacekeeping Multi-Role Engineering Company to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) had exchanges on mine clearance and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) with the French peacekeeping battalion on the morning of April 4, the International Day Read More …

New Jersey, Delaware, Idaho Guard Conduct Interagency Training

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey, Delaware and Idaho National Guard participated in interagency chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives training with the FBI and state and local law enforcement March 25-28. In the training scenario, the FBI has Read More …

UNDP equips 1,010 State Service of Emergency of Ukraine deminers with support from EU, governments of Denmark, Japan and Sweden

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, with generous funding from the European Union, the governments of Denmark, Japan and Sweden, has provided a substantial batch of demining and protective equipment to 202 demining units of the State Emergency Read More …

Australia: Nations combine on mine warfare activity

The Royal Australian Navy has laid sea mines for the first time in nearly 50 years during Exercise Dugong. The mine warfare and clearance diving activity, from March 4-22, was designed to test a combined force from Australia, New Zealand Read More …

Ukraine: International partners have allocated over US$700 million for humanitarian mine action projects

Ukraine’s international partners have allocated more than US$700 million in equivalent funds for humanitarian demining projects between 2022 and 2027. It is noted that the key donors to Ukraine are the USA, Switzerland, Norway, EU countries, Japan, the Netherlands, Germany Read More …

Vietnam: Mine clearance of unexploded ordnance continues

Efforts to settle the consequences of bombs and mines in 2024 will continue focusing on clearing bombs, mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) left over from the war and supporting victims, according to the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Read More …