Multinational exercise Northern Challenge 2019 kicks off in Iceland

Exercise Northern Challenge 2019 kicked off in Keflavik, Iceland, Sept. 9, 2019. Exercise Northern Challenge 2019 is an annual joint funded, Icelandic Coast Guard-hosted, multinational explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) exercise aimed at preparing Partner for Peace, NATO, and Nordic nations Read More …

Multiple Alabama agencies hold mass casualty training exercise at OWA

The Alabama Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and high yield Explosive Enhanced Response Force Package (CERFP) Medical and Command & Control units are holding a local training exercise this weekend, September 7 and 8, with local emergency services in Downtown OWA. Read More …

UK And Iraq Agree To Future Defence Relationship

The UK has committed to continuing its military support to Iraq, with a new agreement focusing on education. The deal confirms British troops will work alongside Iraqi Security Forces to develop their intelligence structures and provide wider training and development. Read More …

U.S., Allied Forces Launch EOD Exercise HYDRACRAB

In a first-of-its-kind event, expeditionary forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States arrived in Guam August 14 to conduct Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training in exercise HYDRACRAB. HYDRACRAB brings together more than 100 Sailors from four Indo-Pacific Read More …

Afghan Special Forces destroy suicide bombers training center in Logar province

The Afghan Special Forces destroyed a training center of the suicide bombers during an operation in central Logar province. The 203rd Thunder Corps said in a statement the Special Forces destroyed the suicide bombers training center in Tagab area of Read More …

5 years after IS atrocities, young Yazidis team up to clear explosive hazards in northern Iraq

After five years of massive atrocities committed against the Yazidi minority by Islamic State (IS) militants in Sinjar region, explosive remnants from the anti-IS war still pose a threat to civilians’ lives in the region. Through a project by the Read More …

Philippines: Training on recognizing explosive ordnance ends with 36 graduates

Safety and security is everyone’s concern. With several news reports of bomb threats and bombing incidents nationwide, including the confiscation of improvised explosive devices (IED) from several alleged communist members nabbed in Central Visayas, there is a serious need for Read More …