NIJ: Advances in Detecting and Identifying Explosives After an Attack

The investigation following an explosion or bombing plays a vital role in uncovering the truth about the incident. Criminal justice practitioners often need to build cases and attribute involvement in a crime by locating and using trace amounts of evidence Read More …

India: Scrap dealer arrested with ammunition, explosives of the Indian Army in Ahmednagar

The Ahmednagar district police, in a joint operation with the Military Intelligence (MI) unit of the Southern Command in Pune, arrested a scrap dealer near his house in Karjune Khare on Friday evening for illegal possession of ammunition and explosives. Read More …

Philippines: Seized in Central Visayas region explosives made for terrorists

After the arrest of two individuals last Sunday for allegedly selling explosive devices in Barangay Mambaling, Cebu City, the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG)-7 is further investigating the manufacturer of these devices. Police Col. Peter Tagtag Jr., the new Read More …

Crimea: Supporter of Ukrainian neo-Nazis possessing explosives apprehended in Alushta

FSB employees detained a supporter of Ukrainian neo-Nazis involved in the illicit possession of explosive devices and substances, the press service of the FSB Directorate for the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol told journalists on Monday. “It Read More …

Liquid Explosives Return To Terror Theatre In Jammu And Kashmir

Liquid explosives appear to have returned to the militancy theatre of Jammu and Kashmir after 15 years with a consignment of three bottles of a white liquid recently being air-dropped by drones entering from Pakistan along the international border in Read More …

Syria: ISIS weapons manufacturing facility found in Raqqa

The Internal Security Forces (Asayish) found on Sunday a weapons manufacturing facility containing a quantity of explosives and other military materials belonging to the Islamic State (ISIS), in Raqqa. The facility contained military materials, including a chemical mask device, one Read More …

US military explosives vanish, emerge in civilian world

The Marine Corps demolition specialist was worried — about America, and about the civil war he feared would follow the presidential election. And so, block by block, he stole 13 pounds (6 kilograms) of C4 plastic explosives from the training Read More …

Technology Catching Up with Bomb-Sniffing Dogs

With each terrorist attack on another airport, train station or other public space, the urgency to find new ways to detect bombs before they’re detonated ratchets up. Chemical detection of explosives is a cornerstone of aviation security. Typically called “trace Read More …