Protection against terrorist attacks with homemade explosives

Terrorist attacks often feature the use of homemade explosives. For the police and security forces to be able to take appropriate precautions and assess the damage after an attack, they need access to the right kind of tools. A research Read More …

Inside the FBI: Danger Beneath the Surface

Inside the FBI’s Underwater Post-Blast Investigation Course Get an interactive look at how the FBI’s Underwater Post-Blast Investigation course prepares the nation’s public safety bomb tech divers to counter threats in their home harbors and waterways. This episode covers the Read More …

Seattle: ATF investigating homemade explosives which injured officers during riot

Explosive experts with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are being asked to investigate improvised explosive devices which were thrown at officers by rioters at the West Precinct Sunday. Some of the devices are believed to have been Read More …

The Role of Nanotechnology in a Forensic Investigation

It is evident that the application of nanoscience in a forensic investigation has helped criminologists to solve crime mysteries in less time and with greater efficiency. The rapid advancements in forensic science come with technological improvements in nanotechnology. This article Read More …

India: For the first time, four remote-control IEDs detected in Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada

The security forces have detected four remote-controlled improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in an edgy district of Dantewada, about 450 km from Raipur. “It’s for the first time such remote controlled IEDs were being planted by the Maoists in the conflict Read More …

The Oklahoma City Bombing: Its Aftermath and the Evolution of Soft Target Protection

Twenty-five years ago, a truck bomb detonated in front of a federal building, killing at least 168 people and injuring more than 680 people. How did enterprise security change after the event? At 9:02 a.m., on the morning of April Read More …

UK: Brother of Manchester Arena bomber guilty of 22 counts of murder

Hashem Abedi denied involvement, but his DNA and fingerprints were found at the flat where the explosives were made. The brother of the Manchester Arena bomber has been found guilty of 22 charges of murder. Hashem Abedi, 22, conspired with Read More …