Indiana: Explosives training focuses on increase in ATM bombs

Bomb squads from across the country trained at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in North Vernon, Indiana, with federal and military experts and the Raven’s Challenge joint explosives training program. During the training period squad members also had the opportunity to Read More …

Soldiers team with Airmen, civil agencies for EOD exercise

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Alaska – Soldiers and Airmen from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Explosive Ordnance Disposal units conducted an exercise March 22 through 25 in partnership with EOD personnel with the Anchorage Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation. “The overall Read More …

Uganda: UPDF, French troops complete joint mountain operation exercise

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and French soldiers have completed a seven-day joint mountain operation exercise. The exercise that was conducted on Rwenzori mountain saw soldiers climb to its peak, Margherita. The activities conducted during the exercise included; first aid, Read More …

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 …