Cambodia, Japan provide tech training for Ukrainian deminers

Japan’s foreign minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said his government will continue contributing to the reconstruction of Ukraine through demining cooperation with Cambodia and other countries. Hayashi made the remarks as the Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) held a January 20 closing Read More …

‘Expecting the unexpected’: Army competition identifies best EOD troops in South Korea

Soldiers from the Army’s sole explosive ordnance disposal unit in South Korea recently competed for the title of Korea EOD Team of the Year. Three teams of three soldiers within the 718th Ordnance Company (EOD), 23rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Read More …

Highly specialized U.S. Army units hone skills together at Defense Nuclear Weapons School

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – Units from the U.S. military’s premier all hazards command trained together during a radiological course at the Defense Nuclear Weapons School on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. Soldiers from the 20th Chemical, Biological, Read More …

DR Congo: MONUSCO holds training for police officers in Beni on handling IEDs

The threat is real.” Police officials in Beni acknowledge that the city is still under threat from improvised explosive devices. In 2021, on the evening of the Christmas celebration, a device exploded in a pub in the city of Beni, Read More …

Zimbabwe’s Women Deminers Sweep Away Fear And Stereotypes

When Zimbabwean deminer Memory Mutepfa digs up a landmine, places it in a pit and blows it up using electronic detonators, she feels pride, not fear. Mutepfa, 31, belongs to a group of women working to clear mines in eastern Read More …

Cambodia preparing to train Ukrainian deminers in Phnom Penh

Cambodia will provide training and share demining experiences with 15 deminers and officials from Ukraine next month in Phnom Penh, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The ministry revealed the plan in a December 15 press Read More …

One-of-a-kind U.S. Army Airborne EOD Company marks anniversary with largest ever EOD parachute jump

FORT BRAGG, N.C. – Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians from the U.S. Army’s only EOD company solely designed to support Army Ranger and Special Forces missions marked the 11th anniversary of the company’s Airborne status with a record-breaking EOD parachute Read More …

U.S. Army Chemical Corps Soldiers train with U.S. Navy SEALs during Exercise Trident

JOINT BASE LITTLE CREEK-FORT STORY, Va. – U.S. Army Chemical Corps Soldiers are training with U.S. Navy SEALs during Exercise Trident here, Nov. 28 – Dec. 16. Soldiers from the 45th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Company (Hazardous Response) are Read More …

UK: Major emergency services exercise tests response to terrorist attack

The Metropolitan Police, along with other emergency services and statutory partners, has carried out a major live-play exercise this week to test the joint response to a major terrorist incident. The multi-agency exercise – called Exercise Crystal Peak – took Read More …

India: Kerala Police Introduces 4 Jack Russell Terrier Dogs In Its K9 Unit; Why It’s Significant

Kerala Police has introduced four Jack Russell terrier dogs to its K9 unit. This breed of dog is known for its excellent bomb-detecting and drug-sniffing abilities. They will undergo training for nine months before being inducted into service. Speaking to Read More …