Look Out! Maritime Early Warning Innovations: Defence and Security Accelerator Competition Document

This Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) competition is seeking proposals for the development of innovative technologies to provide novel methods of Early Warning (EW) for maritime operations. Run on behalf of the Royal Navy, this competition aims to develop alternative Read More …

Royal Navy takes bomb disposal experts to South Georgia to remove Falklands War munitions

The Royal Navy’s HMS Forth has taken bomb disposal specialists to South Georgia as part of a mission to protect the island’s wildlife. The ten-day environmental mission set out to remove bombs and ordnance left behind during the Falkland Islands Read More …

Royal Navy blow up World War Two mortar bomb found on beach in Cornwall

A bomb dating back to the Second World War which was found on a Cornish beach has been detonated safely. Members of the Royal Navy’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) attended Hayle beach at around 8.30am today (January 12) to carry 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 …