Crude bomb attack targets the health authorities in Germany

Last Sunday, before Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany announced a second national lockdown, a homemade bomb exploded in the early morning hours in central Berlin, close to a research institute that tracks virus cases and less than a mile from Read More …

Fire damages German infectious disease institute

Bottles and incendiary devices were thrown at the facade of a building belonging to the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin. The government agency has been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 in Germany. A Robert Koch Institute (RKI) Read More …

German police say suspicious device found on train near Cologne not explosive

Police in Germany said on Saturday a suspicious device found on a regional train overnight near the western city of Cologne was not explosive and did not pose a threat. A statement said bomb specialists investigated the object, which contained Read More …

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 …

Virtual Battlespace 3 Provides Training Opportunities During Coronavirus Restrictions

Vicenza, ITALY — Since the implementation of COVID-19 related restrictions in Italy, U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade have relied heavily on the Virtual Battlespace 3 program at the Vicenza Mission Training Complex on Caserma Ederle. Virtual Read More …

The Netherlands: Suspects of German ATM bombing arrested in Weert; explosive in car

Two persons suspected of an attempted ATM bombing in Germany were arrested in Weert in Limburg during the early hours of Monday morning. An explosive was found in the car the suspects used, the police said in a statement. The Read More …