US Army EOD technicians train with allies during Exercise Ardent Defender in Canada

5TH CANADIAN DIVISION SUPPORT BASE GAGETOWN, New Brunswick, Canada – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians are training with military personnel from eight partner nations during Exercise Ardent Defender at 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown in New Brunswick, Canada, Read More …

Almost €500 million allocated for mine clearance in Ukraine

Ukraine has allocated about €500 million for mine clearance, which will be spent on survey equipment, machinery and equipment for bomb disposal experts. Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said that taking into account previous support packages, about €500 million have been Read More …

Sweden: Explosion in Stockholm ‘connected to Foxtrot dispute’

An explosion which ripped through a house north of Stockholm on Thursday morning appears linked to the conflict within the Foxtrot gang, the Expressen newspaper has reported. Explosive devices were placed either inside or at the entrance of the house Read More …

The Government of Sweden extends its support to explosive hazards management activities in Iraq

The Government of Sweden contributed an additional 10 million Swedish Krona (SEK) (USD 898,133.84) to the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) in support of the humanitarian mine action sector endeavors to reduce the risks of explosive ordnance contamination and Read More …

Sweden: What is the cause of ‘terrorist-like’ epidemic of violence?

In just a 12-hour period last week, an 18-year-old rapper was executed on a sports field near Stockholm, a second man shot dead and the 25-year-old woman referred to by Kristersson was killed in a bomb attack in Uppsala, about Read More …

Sweden: Three people killed in overnight shootings and an explosion

Three people were killed overnight in separate incidents in Sweden as deadly violence linked to a feud between criminal gangs escalated. Early Thursday a woman in her 20s died in an explosion in Uppsala, west of Stockholm. The blast, which Read More …

NATO launches large CBRN exercise ‘Toxic Trip 2023’ on Koksijde airbase

The Koksijde air base in West Flanders, Belgium, is hosting a significant NATO chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defence exercise called “Toxic Trip 2023” from September 23 to September 29. The exercise involves approximately 600 military personnel from 18 Read More …

Swedish cities hit by four residential explosions in an hour

Bomb squad experts have been called in after Swedish cities were rocked by four explosions in an hour, police have said, with the country struggling to rein in a rise of gang-related violence. Just after 1am local time (midnight BST), Read More …