A Very Good Boy Named ‘The Dude’ Sniffs Out Bombs on Patrol with US Troops

Military Working Dogs can do anything U.S. troops do. A Belgian Malinois named “Conan” accompanied the U.S. Army’s Delta Force on a raid to take down ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Another Malinois named “Cairo” joined U.S. Navy SEALs on Read More …

Code Name – The Blowfish Project: DTRA Securing the Waterways

05-12-2020 Story by DTRA Public Affairs Defense Threat Reduction Agency The research and development arm of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has invested in a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) system capable of identifying and neutralizing underwater improvised explosive Read More …

20th CBRNE Soldiers join local group to volunteer 3D printing capabilities to aid COVID-19 relief efforts

The low hum buzzing quietly in the background of a conference call with a group of 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives (CBRNE) Soldiers isn’t your typical household appliance, but the sound of personal protective equipment in the making, readying Read More …

Invisible Shield: Countering IEDs by novel technology and techniques

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition aims to develop and demonstrate a number of novel technologies and techniques in the area of Counter-IED electronic countermeasures This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is run on behalf of the Defence Read More …

Is The Infantry Brigade Combat Team Becoming Obsolete?

  The infantry community has a problem. The centerpiece of the Army’s operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, the infantry brigade combat team, is in danger of becoming obsolete in the face of near-peer opponents. This formation of three infantry battalions, an engineer Read More …

How the National Guard dresses for COVID-19 and other disasters

We got a virtual tour of the gear on hand at a Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team. The coronavirus pandemic has understandably spurred millions to think about how they protect themselves—and others—in public spaces. And now, the Centers Read More …

Military eyes unmanned vehicles that can operate in the arctic for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD)

The military is training for the possibility of an end to that cold peace. Part of that training means making sure bomb squad unmanned vehicles can still disable explosive threats at freezing temperatures. As part of the Arctic Edge 20 exercise in Read More …

Army Bomb Experts In Northern Ireland Receive New Robot

Army bomb disposal experts in Northern Ireland have received a new state-of-the-art robot. The latest T7 Remote Controlled Vehicle (RCV) apparently allows the operator to “feel” the suspicious object as they investigate, and is also fitted with high-definition camera equipment. Read More …