Lebanon: ‘Second Beirut bomb’ removed from port by German firm

A German firm has removed numerous containers holding hazardous chemicals from the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut, which are set to be shipped out of the country half a year after the catastrophic blast that destroyed the city. Germany’s Ambassador Read More …

UK: Controlled explosion at Ellesmere Port school after ‘hazardous substance’ found

The bomb squad were called to an Ellesmere Port school after the discovery of a “hazardous substance.” Cheshire Police were immediately informed after the Ellesmere Port C of E College discovered the substance on their property on Tuesday (January 5), Read More …

aunav presents the aunav.NEO; the only explosive disposal robot in the world with variable geometry

Press Release The new aunav.NEO can adjust its width during a mission to suit any environment at any time. It is a lightweight, demountable and portable robot which incorporates state-of-the-art technology. The aunav.NEO is developed and manufactured at the aunav Read More …

U.S. Army cleanups support installation readiness

SAN ANTONIO — The Army’s Environmental Restoration Program, more commonly known as the Army Cleanup Program, addresses a variety of hazardous contaminants and military munitions on Army installations across the globe to bolster readiness. The initiative stemmed from the Defense Read More …

California: Riverside County Sheriff hazardous device team remains on call 24 hours a day

If an unexploded or suspicious explosive device is found anywhere in Riverside County, one of eight highly trained sheriff’s deputies, day or night, can climb into their unmarked truck parked at home nearest the location and be at the scene, Read More …

Massive blast sends seismic shock across Beirut, causing thousands of casualties

A huge explosion in a port warehouse district near the centre of Beirut killed more than 25 people, injured over 2,500 others and sent shockwaves across the Lebanese capital on Tuesday, shattering windows and causing apartment balconies to collapse. Officials Read More …

Illinois: Lake Forest Hotel Evacuated After Guest Found Making Homemade Bombs In Room

The incident began at about 6:20 p.m., when Orange County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a disturbance at a hotel room at the three-story Staybridge Suites Irvine East/Lake Forest, located at 2 Orchard Rd. When deputies entered the room, they Read More …

UK: Couple who found Second World War mustard gas canisters to be jailed for possessing a chemical weapon

A married couple who dumped Mustard Gas canisters from the Second World War in a lake have been sentenced for possessing a chemical weapon in what is thought to be the first such prosecution in the UK. Military enthusiast Martyn Read More …

USMC EOD Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group conduct a Field Evaluation Exercise at Camp Lejeune

U.S. Marines with Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group conduct a Field Evaluation Exercise (FEX) at various locations at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, N.C., Feb. 7, 2020, to assess ability to respond to emerging Read More …

720th EOD trains on self-contained breathing apparatus equipment

Soldiers from the 720th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) received training on self-contained breathing apparatus equipment during a two-week Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Hazardous Material Technician Course. The training provided the Soldiers the skills and knowledge required to respond Read More …