Dragon Masters prepare to tame all hazards during domestic response force training

FORT STEWART, Georgia – Highly specialized Soldiers from the 63rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Company “Dragon Masters” trained for domestic response missions during an exercise on Fort Stewart, Georgia. The 63rd CBRN Company is preparing to serve on the Read More …

UK: Police anti-terror IT system was ‘not fit for purpose’ – former officer

A key intelligence database used by police to investigate extremists was “not fit for purpose” when introduced in 2014, a former counter-terrorism officer has told the BBC. The officer, who retired in 2018, says the National Common Intelligence Application (NCIA) Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers train with FBI SWAT team snipers

FORT SILL, Oklahoma – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers trained for long-range explosive clearance missions with snipers from an FBI SWAT team. FBI snipers from the FBI Office in Stillwater, Oklahoma, helped Soldiers from the 761st Ordnance Company (EOD) Read More …

India: CISF conducts mock drill to counter terrorist acts

A multi-agency counter-terrorist mock drill was conducted by the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) at Dilli Haat INA metro station on Sunday to check the preparedness and response of various agencies. Under the mock drill a situation of IED (improvised Read More …

Alaska: Navy EOD and Juneau Police to team up on exercise at Capital Building

The Juneau Police Department and Alaska State Capitol Security along with Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians are conducting a scheduled vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) drill outside the capitol building from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m Thursday. Police say Read More …

Fort Hamilton hosts training for NYPD Counterterrorism K-9 unit

FORT HAMILTON, N.Y. – The New York City Police Department Counterterrorism’s K-9 unit conducted training, Feb. 23, at several Fort Hamilton facilities, as part of an ongoing partnership between the organizations. Fort Hamilton’s Directorate of Emergency Services, which is responsible Read More …

DHS CWMD and Seattle Conduct a Biological Threat Preparedness Exercise

WASHINGTON – On January 25, 2022, the DHS Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD), Seattle area emergency managers, public health officials, lab officials, and first responders conducted a virtual tabletop exercise of the BioWatch program. Participants discussed how they Read More …

The U.S. Department Of State established Chemical Forensics International Technical Working Group

The U.S. Department of State established the Chemical Forensics International Technical Working Group (CFITWG) to address gaps in chemical forensic science and capabilities through an international partnership of experts from science, policy, academic, law enforcement, and export-control organizations. The effort Read More …

EXU-1, FBI Host Maritime Post-Blast Investigation Course at NAS Key West

Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1) and the FBI’s Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Section conducted a maritime post-blast investigation course at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West, Florida, Jan. 19-28. The U.K. Royal Navy Diving and Threat Exploitation Group (DTXG) and Read More …