One Person Injured in Fire at Eglin Explosives Research Laboratory

One person was injured in a late Thursday morning fire on the main portion of Eglin Air Force Base, according to a brief statement from the 96th Test Wing’s public affairs office. First responders from the 96th Test Wing responded Read More …

NSWC Indian Head Division JEOD Unit Recognized with Gears of Government Nomination

Indian Head, Md. — Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division (NSWC IHD) isn’t known for their expansive runways; this Navy command that sits on the banks of the Potomac River does not even have a single aircraft. But that Read More …

Travis EOD Airmen train advanced warfighting capabilities

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. – Travis Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen conduct exercises Oct. 22 and Oct. 28 that simulate real-world situations. The EOD career field specializes in detecting, identifying, recovering, disarming, detonating and disposing of explosive ordnance. Conducting regular Read More …

California: Riverside County Sheriff hazardous device team remains on call 24 hours a day

If an unexploded or suspicious explosive device is found anywhere in Riverside County, one of eight highly trained sheriff’s deputies, day or night, can climb into their unmarked truck parked at home nearest the location and be at the scene, Read More …

A model to detect explosions big and small

Combining the data from a multitude of geophysics sensors across the globe could enable automated monitoring for low-yield nuclear detonations. When an oil refinery in Philadelphia exploded in June 2019, physicist Joshua Carmichael was at home in Los Alamos, New Read More …

315 CEF EOD sharpens skills, maintains proficiency during COVID

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — The 315th Civil Engineer Flight’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal team here held a live-explosives demolition training June 27, 2020, at the EOD range near the Naval Weapons Station Charleston. To maintain mission readiness and the ability to Read More …