Royal Solomon Islands Police Force EOD officers on UXO training

Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit are undergoing a two-week training facilitated by Japan’s Ammunition College, Self-Defence Force and the Ministry of Defence. The training is to boost the EOD unit’s capabilities including Read More …

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force EOD put training to the test in Nauru

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Constable Armstrong Regoso and Staff Sergeant Ansa Puaraua recently travelled to Nauru with the Australian Defence Force (ADF) on Operation Render Safe to conduct reconnaissance and survey reported explosive remnants of war. This was Read More …

Solomon Islands: EOD welcomes eight newly graduated IMAS level 3 operators

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) has welcomed eight police officers who have completed and graduated with International Mine Action Standard (IMAS) level 3 certificate at the RSIPF EOD Range Faculty, Hells Point on Read More …

Solomon Islands: RSIPF-EOD welcome Japanese Foreign Affairs Minister Visit to Hells Point

  Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have welcomed His Excellency Yoshimasa Hayashi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan during a brief visit to the Hells Points facilities on 19 March 2023. Read More …

Two Nauru police officers graduate under RSIPF-EOD on IMAS level one in Honiara

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit has graduated two Nauru Police officers on International Mine Action Standard (IMAS) level one. The graduation happened today (11 November 2022) after four weeks of intensive training at Read More …

Solomons police issue warning on burning after 13 live bombs found

The police in Solomon Islands have detected 13 live bombs at Taro airport in Choiseul Province. The bombs were detected when the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit (EOD) Unit conducted bomb detection on the runway on Monday and Tuesday. EOD Team Read More …

Solomon Islands: Twelve Explosives Specialists Graduate with Assistance from Australian Defense Force

The Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit has graduated 12 officers after completing level 2 of the International Mine Action Standard (IMAS) course requirements as specialist operators at the EOD facility, East of Honiara. This Read More …

Solomon Islands: ADF helps clear explosive legacy of WW2 battle

Almost 80 years after the WW2 Battle of Guadalcanal, the legacy of the six-month conflict continues to claim casualties in Solomon Islands. Explosive remnants of the battle lie centimetres below the surface of the soft soil and sand throughout the Read More …

Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) investigates Bomb Explosion

The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) have responded to a report of an explosion incident, which occurred at Mbarana area, North West Guadalcanal on 4 January 2021. Initial reports said that the Read More …

New explosive ordinance disposal package for Solomon Islands

Australia and the Solomon Islands are deepening cooperation on explosive ordnance disposal, with a $15 million package of infrastructure works, equipment and training announced in Honiara. The package builds on Defence’s longstanding cooperation with the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force Read More …