Swedish, USAF EOD forces strengthen NATO ties in combined exercise at Tyndall AFB

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) — The commencement of Sweden joining NATO March 7, opened the door to new training opportunities between U.S. and Swedish armed forces. The Swedish army Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Demining Centre first company, sixth Read More …

African Lion 24 features forensics IED simulation in Bizerte, Tunisia

Members of the U.S. Forensic Exploitation Department based at the Djibouti Joint Theater Forensic Analysis Center, run a simulated improvised explosive device scenario with the Tunisian Armed Forces during exercise African Lion 2024 (AL24) in Bizerte, Tunisia, May 3, 2024. Read More …

JFC Naples’ Mobile Training Team Provided Counter Improvised Explosive Device Training In Morocco

Subject Matter experts from Allied Joint Force Command Naples conducted a Mobile Training Team to Morocco with an emphasis on Counter Improvised Explosive Devise (C-IED) to include Intel support to C-IED, at l’Unité de Secours et de Sauvetage du Génie Read More …

Greece joins coalition to help Ukraine with mine clearance

Greece has joined a coalition led by Lithuania and Iceland to help Ukraine with mine clearance. This was announced by Lithuanian Defense Minister Arvydas Anušauskas following a meeting with his Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias in Vilnius. The ministers also discussed Read More …

NCI Academy delivers programme to elevate UN peacekeeping training capabilities

From 4 to 15 March, the United Nations C4ISR* Academy for Peace Operations (UNCAP) in Entebbe, Uganda, hosted a critical training programme to effectively train UN personnel. Led by a team of nine NATO Communications and Information Academy (NCI Academy) Read More …

DIANA, NATO’s innovation accelerator, doubles the size of its transatlantic network

On Thursday (14 March 2024), NATO’s Defence Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) announced a major expansion of its transatlantic network of accelerator sites and test centres. DIANA’s network will now comprise 23 accelerator sites (up from 11) and Read More …

NATO supports Ukrainian development of remote mine detection systems

The NATO program “Science for Peace and Security” will support the MinesEye project to create effective systems for remote detection of mines and unexploded ordnance. Ukrainian developers from the charitable foundation “Progress Foundation” initiated the idea and basic development of Read More …

Allied Joint Doctrine for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Support to Operations (AJP-3.18)

Allied Joint Publication (AJP)-3.18, Allied Joint Doctrine for Explosive Ordnance Disposal Support to Operations (Edition B Version 1) describes the explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) area of expertise of military engineering function and how EOD principles are applied during the planning Read More …