Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from CBRNe Secure India; Norwegian People’s Aid; C-IED Centre of Excellence; Chelton 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 …

NCI Agency explores autonomous robot technology to support NATO operations

The NCI Agency is exploring the use of autonomous systems to understand how and when they can support operations, and in particular, how different commercial devices from a variety of sources can be connected securely. This reflects a future where Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers train to field new robots on Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART, Ga. – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers trained to field new EOD robots on Fort Stewart, Georgia. Soldiers from the 756th Ordnance Company (EOD) learned about the CRS robot system during a training class. Sgt. Joseph Serafini 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 …

Ukraine: Underwater minehunter drone training a ‘game changer’ for clearing coastline

Ukrainian sailors are being trained to use underwater minehunter drones by the Royal Navy that will play a vital role in helping clear its coastline. More than a dozen Ukrainian personnel have already started a three-week course at a facility Read More …

U.S. Army EOD technicians participate in NASA Robotics Bomb Tech Workshop at Johnson Space Center

HOUSTON – What do NASA, Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians and remote-control cars have in common? U.S. Army EOD technicians recently participated in the NASA Robotics Bomb Tech Workshop at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. Spc. Brayden D. Cooper and Read More …

Ukraine: Russian troops use Uran-6 robot to clear PFM-1 “Lepestok” anti-personnel mines scattered in Donetsk city

Russian troops use Uran-6 unmanned ground vehicle to clear PFM-1 “Lepestok”/”Petal” anti-personnel landmines scattered around Donetsk city and surrounding areas. According to local reports several rockets with PFM-1 landmines were fired at Donetsk city which resulted in wide area contamination Read More …