NSWC IHD, EXU-1 Team Up for NATO’s Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Center of Excellence Technical Exploitation in Underwater Environments Event

Cartagena, Spain – Expeditionary Exploitation Unit One (EXU-1) is renowned in U.S. military circles as being the preeminent authority for investigating and recovering post-blast forensics. U.S. allies now recognize this reputation as well, following their July NATO visit in Cartagena, Read More …

US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2

U.S. Navy explosive experts believe a “drone strike” targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday. The strike Thursday night on the Read More …

EXU-1, Marines, and Energetics Manufacturing Department Team Up for Joint Forces

When the Navy’s Expeditionary Exploitation Unit-1 (EXU-1) teamed up with the U.S. Marine Corps’ Littoral Explosive Ordnance Neutralization (LEON) group for the first joint evolution with Marine explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) operators, they received some unexpected help from the Naval Read More …

UK: First elements of new Counter Terrorism Operations Centre in London unveiled

The first elements of the new Counter Terrorism Operations Centre (CTOC) in London have been unveiled. They include a cutting-edge counter terrorism operations suite which is now fully operational and a dedicated, state-of-the-art counter terrorism forensics laboratory to follow soon. Read More …

Beale AFB hosts post-blast training with FBI and local law enforcement

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, California — The 9th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight hosted a training event with the FBI and several local law enforcement agencies May 5, 2021, at Beale Air Force Base, California. “The training was Read More …

Pakistan: Suicide bomber in Quetta blast was foreign national

The police investigation team has made key progress in investigation into the bomb blast at Quetta, saying the suicide bomber in the terrorist attack was a foreign national. “Body parts of the suicide bomber were sent for DNA test,” sources Read More …

EXU-1 Leads EOD Cross-Functional Team Effort

Indian Head, Md. – When sending care packages overseas to deployed troops, the contents usually contain items such as toiletries, snacks, video games and other types of sundries. For the personnel attached to Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1), however, the Read More …

FBI Releases Report on Nashville Bombing

NASHVILLE, TN—The Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Tennessee, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Metro Nashville Police Department, Tennessee Highway Patrol, and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have concluded a significant portion Read More …

Philippines: IED blast heightens tension in Ecija town with 2 mayoral seat claimants

An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at the back of the public market here late on Tuesday (Feb. 9), police said. This was the second IED explosion in the town amid an ongoing mayoral row. Maj. Baltazar Corpuz, town police Read More …

India: NIA likely to takeover the investigations of the IED blast case near Israeli Embassy

With initial probe indicating to Iranian link in the blast near Israeli Embassy on Friday evening, the anti- terror probe agency NIA is likely take over this case from Delhi Police, a source in the security set up said here Read More …