Colorado : Loveland veteran with PTSD seeks leniency in sentencing for building anti-police pipe bombs

A Loveland Army veteran who pleaded guilty after the FBI found four pipe bombs in his home last year is asking for leniency when he is sentenced Wednesday. The bombs were discovered in Bradley Bunn’s Loveland home in May 2020 Read More …

New York: Elmira man convicted of possessing improvised explosive device

An Elmira man could face up to 25-years behind bars after being convicted of having an improvised explosive device in his possession. According to the Chemung County District Attorney’s Office, 26-year-old Rashad R. Graham was convicted on one count of Read More …

FBI Washington Field Office Releases Video and Additional Information Regarding the Pipe Bomb Investigation

The FBI’s Washington Field Office has released new information and video regarding the suspect who placed pipe bombs in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C., in January 2021, and is seeking additional tips from the public. Identifying the perpetrator Read More …

Homeland Security inspectors show Golden Triangle businesses how to spot suspicious purchases for homemade bombs

Throughout the week, members of the Department of Homeland Security have been visiting businesses in Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties to spread awareness about improvised explosive devices. Operation Flashpoint is a joint effort between DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Read More …

FBI trains K-9 handlers to help fight threats from homemade explosives

FBI Salt Lake City had a “blast” training K-9 handlers how to handle improvised explosive devices–also known as IEDs–and the after effects when they detonate. More explosives used these days are homemade and constructed with every day materials, said FBI Read More …

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 …

Army EOD Soldier attends FBI National Improvised Explosive Familiarization course

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCHORD, Washington – A U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician completed the FBI National Improvised Explosive Familiarization course. Pfc. Conor L. Neely from the 707th Ordnance Company (EOD) participated in the course July 12 – 15 at the Read More …

CISA and FBI join forces to prevent bomb-making with Operation Flashpoint

WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) have launched a 90-day pilot program called “Operation Flashpoint” across CISA’s southeastern region to build awareness in communities about how to prevent bomb attacks. Read More …

Guam: FBI offers public safety workshop on explosives, chemicals

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is offering specialized training on the hazards posed by improvised explosives and potentially dangerous chemicals. The “Chemical Industry Outreach Workshop” is intended for both Guam and CNMI public safety officials, law enforcement partners and people Read More …

NSWC IHD Employees Awarded FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Innovation

Indian Head, Maryland – Three employees from Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division’s (NSWC IHD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal Department received the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Innovation at the FBI Critical Incident Response Group’s (CIRG) ceremony last month. Read More …