UK To Extend Training Mission In Ukraine

More than 17,500 members of the Ukranian armed forces have been trained by British personnel since 2015. The UK’s training mission to Ukraine will be extended by three years, the Defence Secretary has announced. Operation Orbital was established in 2015 following Read More …

Kuwaiti, U.S. EOD techs conduct joint munitions disposal training

Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense and U.S. explosive ordnance disposal teams joined forces for a controlled munitions detonation training designed to share knowledge in disposing of newly upgraded artillery rounds known as insensitive munitions. The new version of the round uses Read More …

AMISOM and security partners committed to end the use of Improvised Explosive Devices in Somalia

Stakeholders in Somalia’s security sector on Sunday concluded a meeting in Mogadishu on the threat posed by Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). The two-day counter-IED seminar supported by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) Read More …

Discover the spray used by Belgian police to train specialist dogs at airports

The explosive TATP has been used in several deadly terrorist attacks over the past two decades, which is why it is important that police are able to detect it. But the substance is extremely dangerous to handle, making it difficult Read More …

Namibia: Local security personnel get training on disposal of unexploded ordnance

U.S. Africa Command recently facilitated the training of 15 local personnel in the identification and disposal of unexploded ordnance as part of the U.S. Government’s Humanitarian Mine Action (HMA) programme. Training was provided to 10 members of the Namibian Defense Read More …

AFIMSC Airman earns USMC leadership school distinction

For Master Sgt. Paul Willson, attending the advanced Marine Corps Staff NCO Academy at Camp Pendleton, California, was the natural thing to do. As a career explosive ordnance disposal technician, Willson has always worked closely with other branches, beginning with the Read More …

VRAI

            VRAI have created an AI powered VR training platform called HEAT www.heatvr.io. VRAI are working with organisations who have huge experience operating in high hazard environments such as UNMAS and the Irish Defence Forces. Read More …

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge see how Melton military dog trainers teach Pakistani army handlers

Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have seen first-hand how training delivered at Melton’s Defence Animal Training Regiment (DATR) is being replicated over 5,000 miles away in Pakistan. The visit of Prince William and Kate to the Read More …

BOOM! 92nd Engineer Battalion begins training cycle with a bang

The 530th Clearance Company, 92nd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, conducted a five-part demolition range training event at the Engineers Qualification Area, Oct. 17, 2019, at Fort Stewart, Georgia. The demo range challenged combat engineers to regain their confidence, enhance Read More …

Partnership in Niger: U.S. EOD, Air Advisors train FAN

Airmen assigned to the 768th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron instructed Forces Armées Nigeriennes (Nigerien Armed Forces) personnel during a week-long Improvised Explosive Device Awareness Course, here, Oct. 7-11, 2019. Expanding on the U.S. Armed Forces/FAN partnership, members of the 768th EABS Read More …