Afghanistan: Landmines left over from war in Helmand are still claiming victims

Unexploded ordnance and mines in war-torn areas of Helmand threaten the lives of residents of the province who are calling on the government to clear the areas affected by the landmines. Abdul Bari, who lives in helmand’s sarkar area, said Read More …

Nigeria: Police deploy bomb sweepers, detectors

The police yesterday kicked-off the deployment of bomb sweepers, radiation detectors, frequency jammers and other modern security technologies in troubled regions to prevent criminals from using explosives and other devices to scuttle the general election. The distribution, being coordinated by Read More …

Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Winter 2022/23 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from NATO/Spanish Army, C-IED Centre of Excellence, EOD Centre of Excellence, Read More …

Nebraska: Two men in custody after police uncover suspected explosives in northwest Lincoln

One man was arrested and another questioned after an early morning traffic stop in northwest Lincoln led police to five homemade explosive devices, according to authorities. Police evacuated a home including several apartment units and Lincoln Fire and Rescue bomb Read More …

Northern Ireland: Pipe bomb found during Co Antrim security alert

A pipe bomb has been found following a security alert in County Antrim. The device was located in the Antrim Road area of Newtownabbey on Wednesday. Army bomb disposal experts declared the pipe bomb as viable following a controlled explosion. Read Read More …

Falkland Islands: Controlled explosion of an unexploded ordnance near the Old Dairy

The Royal Falkland Islands Police informed that the controlled explosion of an unexploded ordnance near the Old Dairy has been completed and the section of the MPA Road is now open to vehicles. RFIP had informed that there would be Read More …

‘Expecting the unexpected’: Army competition identifies best EOD troops in South Korea

Soldiers from the Army’s sole explosive ordnance disposal unit in South Korea recently competed for the title of Korea EOD Team of the Year. Three teams of three soldiers within the 718th Ordnance Company (EOD), 23rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Read More …

Retired U.S. Army sergeant major paved way for EOD technicians in elite Special Forces unit

SOUTH FORK, Colo. – If you have spent much time on military-related social media platforms, you’ve probably seen some of the memes featuring a seasoned U.S. Army sergeant major with a Master Explosive Ordnance Disposal Badge and Combat Infantry Badge. Read More …