UNDP equips 1,010 State Service of Emergency of Ukraine deminers with support from EU, governments of Denmark, Japan and Sweden

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, with generous funding from the European Union, the governments of Denmark, Japan and Sweden, has provided a substantial batch of demining and protective equipment to 202 demining units of the State Emergency Read More …

AI weapons scanner Evolv backtracks on UK testing claims

An AI weapons-scanning company has backtracked on claims its technology has been tested by the UK government. Evolv Technology makes “intelligent” scanners designed to replace metal detectors by identifying people with concealed guns, knives and bombs. But the company has Read More …

New Zealand: Homemade explosive device discovered at New Lynn reserve

A “metal pipe bomb” was discovered at a New Lynn reserve this afternoon, prompting a response from police and the New Zealand Defence Force. Police said a person found a small homemade explosive device in a reserve near their home Read More …

UK: Metal detectorist finds unexploded bomb in Port Talbot park

A metal detectorist found an unexploded bomb in a Port Talbot park. Cwmavon councillor Charlotte Galsworthy said the man had been searching Parc Siencyn Powell (also known as Parc y Llyn) on Sunday afternoon when he made the discovery. She Read More …

UK: Bomb squad called after family discover live WW2 grenade with metal detector

David Ecob and his eight-year-old Jasmine and seven-year-old Isabelle Stansfield had to run for cover and call the police after making the discovery on Sunday. The trio found the grenade after digging down just three inches below the dirt in Read More …

North Carolina: TSA opens new security checkpoint at Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Officials with Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today previewed the new security checkpoint in the airport terminal. Checkpoint 1, which is located at the west end of the new terminal lobby, will feature eight Read More …

South Korea to supply Ukraine with more mine detectors, demining equipment

South Korea will supply Ukraine with more mine detectors and demining equipment as part of its assistance package for the war-torn nation, a presidential official said Sunday. The initiative is made up of nine pillars — three for each type Read More …

Garrett Metal Detectors Announces New 3-Year Warranty

Garland, Texas, July 10, 2023 – Texas-based Garrett Metal Detectors today announced that its standard manufacturer’s warranty on metal detecting products has been extended to three-years (36 months), effectively immediately. The company further detailed that the three-year warranty covers ground-search, Read More …

Ukraine: Sweden sending 250 mine detectors to search for landmines scattered after Kakhovka dam flooding

Sweden has sent 250 mine detectors to Ukraine to eliminate the consequences of Russia’s destruction of the Kakhovka dam, Sweden’s Ministry of Defense reported on June 14. The equipment sent by Stockholm was intended for civilian mine clearance, said Swedish Read More …

British Columbia: Explosive Ordnance Disposal team destroys mortar round found in Colwood

The Canadian Armed Forced deployed the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and destroyed a mortar found near Fort Rodd Hill in Colwood. Officials from multiple agencies were on scene near Fort Rodd Hill in Colwood Sunday morning after a hiker reported Read More …