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 …

Most land mine use by US military banned, except for Korea

President Joe Biden’s administration announced Tuesday that it would restrict the use of anti-personnel land mines by the U.S. military, aligning the country’s policy more closely with an international treaty banning the deadly explosives. “The president believes strongly that we Read More …

8th CES Fire Department and EOD Train Together

KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea — Tech. Sgt. Ryan Faulk, 8th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department Assistant Chief of Operations, and Airman First Class Matthew Maier, 8th CES Fire Department Firefighter, walk to establish decontamination zones during routine training Read More …

South Korea: New lab launched to apply AI tech for demining operations

South Korea opened a research laboratory Tuesday to develop a demining solution utilizing artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance accuracy of the military’s mine clearance operations, the defense ministry said. The ministries of defense and science established the laboratory at the Read More …

Pakistan Navy EOD participates in 8th multinational exercise NUSRET 2021 at Turkey

Pakistan Navy participated in 8th multinational special operations exercise ‘NUSRET 2021’ at Canakkale, Turkey. PN Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team participated alongwith teams of other countries under the auspices of Turkish authorities. Teams from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Iraq, Read More …

Multinational Ardent Defender counter explosive threat exercise concludes in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BORDEN, Ontario, Canada – Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from 11 different nations improved their life-saving and mission-enabling skills during Exercise Ardent Defender in Canada, Sept. 18 – Oct. 22. The exercise brought together military and law enforcement Read More …

U.S. Army EOD Soldiers to participate in multinational Ardent Defender exercise in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BORDEN, Ontario, Canada – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers will be training with military and law enforcement personnel from 11 partner nations during Exercise Ardent Defender Sept. 18 – Oct. 22. Army EOD technicians from the Read More …

Korea provides $9.2 million to support Cambodia’s mine clearance efforts

The Republic of Korea through the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has provided $9.2 million for mine clearance activities in Cambodia for 2020-2025. The financial support was highlighted by Ms Ji Yea Kyung, Assistant Country Director of KOICA Cambodia Office, Read More …

South Korean, U.S. troops conduct combined explosive ordnance disposal training

Dozens of South Korean and American troops conducted joint explosive ordnance disposal training Tuesday to hone bomb disposal skills in various settings and to improve interoperability, the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said. The training took place at the Naval Read More …

South Korea commits US$10mil to Cambodia for mine clearance

South Korea on Tuesday committed US$10 million to increase Cambodia’s mine clearance and victim assistance efforts from 2021 to 2025, according to a joint press statement. The project is implemented by the Cambodian Mine Action and Victim Assistance Authority (CMAA) Read More …