Last Stage of Ukraine Troop Pullback Opens Way for Peace Summit

Ukraine began the last of three troop withdrawals in its eastern conflict zone, a move that should help pave the way for a peace summit with the leaders of Russia, Germany and France. The pullback started Saturday shortly after noon Kyiv time, Read More …

Bomb squad called to Aberdeen street for second time in one week amid ‘ongoing incident’

Bomb disposal squads have been called to a street in Aberdeen for the second time in a week. Police and Explosive Ordnance Disposal units raced to King Street on Friday night to deal with an ‘ongoing incident’. It comes just Read More …

Pentagon to Modernize Bomb Disposal Technology

Worrisome threats from a resurgent Russia and provocative China have made great power competition the No. 1 topic among military officials and analysts, but it wasn’t so long ago that counterterrorism and improvised explosive devices were the buzzwords du jour Read More …

Bomb squad called after possible explosives found at North Staffordshire property

The bomb disposal unit attended a North Staffordshire property after a number of items – believed to be flammable – were discovered. Police were called to Dilhorne, shortly before 8pm last night (November 6), but have not revealed exactly what Read More …

‘A huge morale hit’ – Army EOD techs are stuck between plummeting recruitment levels and skyrocketing workloads

Explosive ordnance disposal units across the Army are struggling to train for combat operations amid both a personnel shortfall and a surge of domestic protection missions, a dangerous combination some EOD techs say has compromised their overall readiness and left Read More …

An Aberdeen man has appeared in court charged with making or possessing an explosive

Richard Smith, 26, appeared in private at Aberdeen Sheriff Court in connection with the matter. It comes after chemicals were seized at a property in Aberdeen. A cordon was put in place around a property on King Street and residents Read More …

753rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit completes 9-month deployment to Afghanistan

The West Virginia Army National Guard’s 753rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit recently returned to the Mountain State after successfully completing a nine-month overseas deployment in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel, where they earned praise and recognition for their vital Read More …