EODGRU-1 completes NIEX, enhancing Ability to integrate with NECF, Fleet and Joint Forces

PORT HUENEME, Calif. (NNS) — Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 1 enhanced its ability to operate within the Navy Expeditionary Combat Force (NECF), fleet and Joint Forces by completing a Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) Integrated Exercise (NIEX) at Naval Read More …

N.Y. Army National Guard EOD Techs Partner with FBI for Blast Training

JAMESVILLE, N.Y. – Nearly 30 members from several agencies, including 21 Soldiers from the New York Army National Guard’s 1108th Explosive Ordnance Company, trained with FBI agents on the identification of explosive ordinance at a Jamesville, New York rock quarry Read More …

India: Joint anti-terror exercise by army, police in Pune

The Indian Army’s Counter-Terrorism Task Force (CTTF) and Quick Reaction Team (QRT) of Maharashtra police jointly carried out the anti-terror exercise in Pune. The purpose of the exercise was to “harmonize the drills and procedures of both army and police Read More …

Royal Navy divers face ‘suicide bombers’ and drone bombs in Nato drill

A team from the newly-formed Expeditionary Diving Group joined more than 60 munitions experts dealing with over 300 bombs, mines and homemade explosives to ensure they can neutralise them. The navy divers, based at Horsea Island, faced everything from drone-delivered Read More …

Lebanese Armed Forces, U.S. Navy Conduct Resolute Union Virtually Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

MANAMA, Bahrain — The Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and U.S. Navy are conducting Resolute Union (RU) 20, an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and maritime security operations bilateral military exercise being held from 27 July to 9 August. RU20 is the Read More …

Illinois National Guard, 1544th Transportation Company, conducts C-IED training at Northern Strike

At Northern Strike (NS), on July 22, 2020, the Illinois National Guard, 1544th Transportation Company (TC) conducted Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) training at Camp Grayling, Michigan, a part of Michigan’s National All Domain Warfighting Center. NS is designed to train Read More …

315 CEF EOD sharpens skills, maintains proficiency during COVID

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — The 315th Civil Engineer Flight’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team here held a live-explosives demolition training June 27, 2020, at the EOD range near the Naval Weapons Station Charleston. To maintain mission readiness and the ability to Read More …