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 …

Russia’s FSB discovers cache of weapons, explosives in Volgograd region

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has discovered an arms cache in the Volgograd region, the FSB said in a statement on Thursday. “Officers of the FSB branch in the Volgograd region discovered a cache of firearms and ammunition during an Read More …

Bomb-sniffing ‘cyborg locusts’ advance under Navy-funded research

Navy-funded researchers have discovered that a locust’s sensitive “horns” can distinguish between the scents of TNT and other explosives — a development that one day could herald the deployment of bomb-sniffing, electronically augmented bug swarms. The research by a team Read More …

Taipei: Suspected bomb maker detained after gunbattle

A man suspected of planting a bomb near the offices of the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) Houbi District (後壁) chapter in Tainan was arrested yesterday morning in Kaohsiung following an overnight standoff with police. Police said that the suspect, surnamed Read More …