UK: Bomb squad called as Angus beach closed off following ‘explosive’ find

An Angus beach was sealed off for almost six hours after suspected explosives were discovered. As reported in The Evening Telegraph, UK Coastguard closed a section of the coastline at Carnoustie after two devices were found by a member of Read More …

Royal Navy divers face ‘suicide bombers’ and drone bombs in Nato drill

A team from the newly-formed Expeditionary Diving Group joined more than 60 munitions experts dealing with over 300 bombs, mines and homemade explosives to ensure they can neutralise them. The navy divers, based at Horsea Island, faced everything from drone-delivered Read More …

Canadian clearance diving officer disarmed improvised explosive devices in small UK village

Lt(N) Kevin Okihiro knew he would have to disarm nearly a dozen incendiary improvised explosive devices when he arrived at the small Cornish village of Upton Cross in South West England. The moment seemed surreal and unfolded like his training, Read More …