Jammu and Kashmir Police to procure Mine-Protected Vehicles, ROVs, and other equipment to boost Anti-Terror Ops

The Jammu and Kashmir Police is all set to procure seven mine-protected vehicles (MPVs), five remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and 18 under-vehicle surveillance systems (UVSS), officials said on Sunday. The special vehicles and equipment will boost the security and surveillance Read More …

UK: £45 million alliance between military and industry set to deliver life-saving protection

Soldiers, vehicles and UK military bases around the world will receive innovative digital protection against remote and radio controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) through a £45 million contract with British industry partners. Under the contract awarded to Team Protect, the Read More …

Korean Counter-Terrorist Units Receive PIAP GRYF Robots

In late September, the Special Operations Unit of Korean National Police received the PIAP Gryf EOD robots, delivered by the Łukasiewicz – PIAP. The PIAP GRYF bomb disposal robot is tailored to carry out hazardous materials neutralization tasks, explosive ordnance Read More …

UK: Next generation vehicle for EOD soldiers announced

The new GASKET 3 bomb disposal vehicle’s Initial Operating Capability (IOC) was announced this week, following extensive consultations with the soldiers who will be using the new vehicle. GASKET 3 deployed on its first operational tasking on Tuesday 20 September Read More …

The UK is looking for new RCVs for explosive ordnance disposal

The UK Ministry of Defense (MoD) is looking to procure 50 medium remotely piloted vehicles (RCVs) as part of the Dartrose project. A total of £25 million (US$29 million) is available for purchase, which includes 10 years of lifetime maintenance, Read More …

North Carolina: Terrorism experts, dog breeders gather to reverse shortage of domestic bomb sniffing dogs

Terrorism experts, law enforcement officials, U.S. military officials and dog breeders will gather next week in a Durham, N.C., hotel ballroom to try and reverse a dangerous national security deficit: the shortage of high-quality U.S.-bred detection dogs. On the agenda Read More …

India: MHA Approves Rs 45-Cr CRPF Plan To Purchase Vehicle-Mounted Jammers To Combat IED Threat

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has approved Rs 45.19 crore for the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to purchase vehicle-mounted Remote Controller Improvised Explosive Devices (RCIED) jammers for use in hyper-sensitive areas especially in Jammu and Kashmir and for Read More …

UK: DE&S secures life-saving digital protection for bomb disposal troops under £41 million contract

Defence specialists called on by UK police to dispose of suspected bombs are being equipped with next-generation digital protection against remotely-triggered devices. The life-saving technology interrogates the airwaves for remote control signals that may be attempting to detonate an explosive Read More …

Irish Army to shell out €1.35m on new landmine clearing machine after Ukrainian help plea

The Army will splash out up to €1.35million on a new landmine clearing machine amid calls from Ukraine for Irish help in removing hidden Russian explosives. The mine clearance vehicle will be used by the Defence Forces to deal with Read More …