African Lion 24 features forensics IED simulation in Bizerte, Tunisia

Members of the U.S. Forensic Exploitation Department based at the Djibouti Joint Theater Forensic Analysis Center, run a simulated improvised explosive device scenario with the Tunisian Armed Forces during exercise African Lion 2024 (AL24) in Bizerte, Tunisia, May 3, 2024. Read More …

Balikatan 24: Explosive Ordnance Disposal Training

U.S. Marines with 3rd Explosive Ordnance Company, 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group; 1st EOD Company, 7th ESB, 1st MLG, and service members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines conduct a controlled demolition range during Exercise Balikatan Read More …

New York National Guard sharpens disaster readiness skills during Homeland Response Force exercise

CAMP SMITH TRAINING SITE, New York – Soldiers from the New York National Guard’s 42nd Infantry Division came together at Camp Smith Training Site near Peekskill, April 15 to 19 to hone their command and control capabilities as the Region Read More …

RCN: Clearance Divers, NTOG mine Army event for recruits

The best way to recruit high-level fitness members to high-intensity trades is to go where these people are, says one Clearance Diver (CD). In search of new recruiting grounds, Master Sailor (MS) Mark Littler partnered with MS David Aubin from Read More …

Freight train derails, explosive found – TSA exercise with Union Pacific

Imagine a freight train derails and emergency responders rush to the scene, only to find the derailment worse than they thought. They discover an improvised explosive device (IED) on one of the derailed tank cars that was spewing toxic chemicals. Fortunately, 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 …

Singapore: Security officer to be charged for failure to dispose of fake bomb during exercise

A 46-year-old security officer’s failure to dispose of a fake improvised explosive device (IED) used in a simulation exercise led to police officers being activated to investigate a bomb threat. Investigations by the police then led to the discovery of 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 …

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 …