Mine Exploitation: What Happens When the Fleet Has to Clear Modern, Unknown Mines?

Across from the quarterdeck of the Naval School, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), the EOD Memorial bears the names of the 343 military EOD technicians killed in the line of duty since the beginning of the EOD career field. The earliest Read More …

Vermont: Springfield Man Faces Federal Pipe Bomb Charge

The Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont stated that Anibal Castro, Jr., 33, of Springfield, Vermont, has been charged with unlawful possession of a “destructive device” (“Pipe Bomb”), in violation of the National Firearms Act. Read More …

Ukraine: ‘Exploiting Cadavers ’and ‘Faked IEDs’: Experts Debunk Staged Pre-War ‘Provocation’ in the Donbas

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ongoing, it’s easy to forget the flurry of dubious provocations and staged events that appear to have been designed to implicate the Ukrainian armed forces and drum up military aggression in the days before the Read More …

India: IEDs in Delhi similar to those recovered in Punjab, probe finds

A bike suspected to have been used to plant a bomb at the capital’s Ghazipur flower market last month has been recovered from near the Old Seemapuri area, where another improvised explosive device (IED) was found in a house, the Read More …

The U.S. Department Of State established Chemical Forensics International Technical Working Group

The U.S. Department of State established the Chemical Forensics International Technical Working Group (CFITWG) to address gaps in chemical forensic science and capabilities through an international partnership of experts from science, policy, academic, law enforcement, and export-control organizations. The effort Read More …

Dakar rally car blast caused by improvised explosive device

An explosion under a support vehicle at the Dakar rally in Saudi Arabia that injured French race driver Philippe Boutron on Dec. 30 was caused by an improvised explosive device, a French source familiar with the investigation said on Friday. Read More …

EXU-1, FBI Host Maritime Post-Blast Investigation Course at NAS Key West

Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1) and the FBI’s Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Section conducted a maritime post-blast investigation course at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West, Florida, Jan. 19-28. The U.K. Royal Navy Diving and Threat Exploitation Group (DTXG) and Read More …

Northern Ireland: Homes evacuated following suspected pipe bomb explosion in Bessbrook, Co Armagh

Residents have been allowed to return home after being evacuated following the discovery of a suspected pipe bomb in Co. Armagh. It was reported shortly before 11pm that neighbours heard a loud bang in the John F. Kennedy Park area Read More …

Thailand: Bomb blast outside army base in far South

An improvised bomb was detonated against the wall of an army operations base in Rueso district on Wednesday morning, causing little damage and no injuries. The explosion occurred about 6.15am at the Narathiwat 21 special operations unit base at Ban Read More …

Washington: FBI investigates ATM explosion at Centralia bank

The Centralia Police Department said Saturday afternoon that two unidentified suspects exploded the 1st Security Bank ATM on South Tower Avenue this morning using an improvised explosive device and then fled in a late 1990s or early 2000s four-door Honda Read More …