India: Army recovers IED in Assam’s Tinsukia district

Indian army has averted a major tragedy by recovering a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in Assam’s Tinsukia district on Thursday. The IED was planted by suspected militants under a bridge on the National Highway-38 at Lekhapani area in the Read More …

India: Huge quantity of explosives recovered in Gaya, Bihar

Police today recovered huge quantity of explosives from Koleshwari forest under Barachatti police station area in Gaya district. Commandant of Cobra battalion 205, Dilip Srivastav said here that during the search operation, three powerful Improvised Explosives Device (IED) of 12 Read More …

India, Nepal joint military exercise focuses on IED detection

The sixth day of joint military exercise between India and Nepal in Nepal’s Rupendehi district focused on detection of Improvised explosive device (IEDs), volleyball matches and joint practice. This is the 14th edition of the joint military exercise ‘Surya Kiran’ Read More …

India: To counter IED threats, Army to use artificial intelligence e-tool

As the threat from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the country continues unabated, the Army is developing an artificial intelligence based e-tool for analysing past incidents and developing customised decision support models. Called IED Database Management and Analytical Platform (IDMAP), Read More …

Desi Mudhol hunting hounds to help Indian Army sniff out IEDs, aid counterinsurgency ops

Three years after the Army inducted the indigenous breed of Mudhol hounds in its inventory, the canines have now been validated at several units for operations and other routine duties, top sources have told ThePrint. The training of these Karnataka-origin Read More …

10 injured as militants trigger IED blast again in Pulwama

Army personnel travelling in mine-proof vehicle targeted Eight Army personnel and two civilians were injured when militants triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) fitted in a vehicle near an Army patrol in the militancy-hit Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Read More …