Somalia: AMISOM troops conclude counter IED training in Arbiska

Forty Ugandan soldiers serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) based in Arbiska, 30 km north west of Mogadishu have completed a five-weeks training aimed at enhancing their capacity to counter the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices Read More …

EOD Mobile Unit and Croatian Navy Conduct Humanitarian Mine Action Training

SPLIT, Croatia – Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) Eight, subordinate command of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 68, facilitated Department of Defense (DoD) Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) EOD Level 2 training to the Croatian Navy’s underwater EOD team Read More …

New York: Bomb Squad officers get highly-realistic training experience using real IEDs

Members of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad were among several members of law enforcement who took part in a unique training experience Thursday. Over the next few days, several agencies will be training in realistic settings, to help Read More …

Uganda: UPDF, French troops complete joint mountain operation exercise

Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) and French soldiers have completed a seven-day joint mountain operation exercise. The exercise that was conducted on Rwenzori mountain saw soldiers climb to its peak, Margherita. The activities conducted during the exercise included; first aid, Read More …

Nagorno Karabakh: Turkish team begins clearing mines in Upper Karabakh

Turkey’s Defense Ministry said on Dec. 16 that 136 members of the Special Mine Detection and Clearance Team (OMAT) began clearing mined areas of Upper Karabakh that were liberated from Armenian occupation. “Clearing of mines and handmade explosives continues in Read More …

Trusty tandems: Soldiers – with their military working dogs – seek TRADOC certification here to operate as effective teams

FORT LEE, Va. (Dec. 3, 2020) — Military members, no matter when they served, grow accustomed to performance standards and the various means by which they are gauged. Not even military working dogs are exempt from these longstanding practices to Read More …