Afghanistan: Analysis suggests no evidence of explosives in target of U.S. drone strike in Kabul

When a Hellfire missile was launched on Aug. 29 at a target in a Kabul neighborhood — a parked car suspected of containing explosives for use in a suicide attack — U.S. military officials said they were confident the driver 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 …

US Navy says drone strike hit oil tanker off Oman, killing 2

U.S. Navy explosive experts believe a “drone strike” targeted an oil tanker that came under attack off the coast of Oman in the Arabian Sea, killing two on board, the American military said Saturday. The strike Thursday night on the Read More …

EXU-1, Marines, and Energetics Manufacturing Department Team Up for Joint Forces

When the Navy’s Expeditionary Exploitation Unit-1 (EXU-1) teamed up with the U.S. Marine Corps’ Littoral Explosive Ordnance Neutralization (LEON) group for the first joint evolution with Marine explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) operators, they received some unexpected help from the Naval Read More …

UK: First elements of new Counter Terrorism Operations Centre in London unveiled

The first elements of the new Counter Terrorism Operations Centre (CTOC) in London have been unveiled. They include a cutting-edge counter terrorism operations suite which is now fully operational and a dedicated, state-of-the-art counter terrorism forensics laboratory to follow soon. 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 …

Indiana: Terre Haute IED contained paint thinner, ammo and nails

A Terre Haute man arrested in connection with an improvised explosive device found outside the Terre Haute Police station early Saturday used paint thinner, ammunition and nails inside a plastic gas container to make the device, according to a court Read More …

Pakistan: Suicide bomber in Quetta blast was foreign national

The police investigation team has made key progress in investigation into the bomb blast at Quetta, saying the suicide bomber in the terrorist attack was a foreign national. “Body parts of the suicide bomber were sent for DNA test,” sources Read More …