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 …

104th Explosive Ordnance Disposal team trains for joint response

BARNES AIR NATIONAL GUARD BASE, Mass. — Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from the 104th Civil Engineering Squadron attended Raven’s Challenge Interoperability Exercise June 6-11, 2021, at Fort Devens Army Base, Devens, Massachusetts. Raven’s Challenge is an annual, interagency, counter improvised Read More …

CISA And FBI Launch Operation Flashpoint To Raise Awareness About How To Prevent Bomb Making

CLINTON, Miss. – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Department of Justice’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a new pilot program today called “Operation Flashpoint” to build awareness in communities across Read More …

Michigan: Expect to hear explosions outside Ann Arbor, FBI says

Residents living in and around Scio Township can expect to hear several loud explosions Thursday afternoon and should not be alarmed. The FBI field office out of Detroit is hosting a training session on weapons of mass destruction and improvised 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 …

Idaho: Police say suspicious device not a ‘credible threat’

The Pocatello Police Department, in conjunction with several other agencies including the Idaho Falls Police Bomb Squad, have determined that a suspected improvised explosive device was not actually an explosive. Authorities say the school district received threats Monday, which led Read More …

Indiana: Explosives training focuses on increase in ATM bombs

Bomb squads from across the country trained at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in North Vernon, Indiana, with federal and military experts and the Raven’s Challenge joint explosives training program. During the training period squad members also had the opportunity to Read More …

Soldiers team with Airmen, civil agencies for EOD exercise

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Alaska – Soldiers and Airmen from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Explosive Ordnance Disposal units conducted an exercise March 22 through 25 in partnership with EOD personnel with the Anchorage Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation. “The overall Read More …