AFICC acquisitions bolster EOD readiness for FY21, beyond

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFNS) – The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center is acquiring new base support robots for Explosive Ordnance Disposal flights Department of the Air Force-wide. The new T7 Robotic system replaces the 20-year-old Andros Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician earns Master EOD Badge on Fort Irwin

FORT IRWIN, California – A seasoned U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician earned the Master EOD Badge on Fort Irwin, California, Sept. 14. Staff Sgt. Gabriel M. Leon from the 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) earned the badge after eight years Read More …

Eastern National Robot Rodeo showcases EOD emerging capabilities

INDIAN HEAD, Md. – Explosive ordnance disposal and bomb squad experts in the Department of Defense and civilian sector tested the latest EOD robotics and emerging capabilities during the Eastern National Robot Rodeo and Capabilities Exercise Aug. 2-6 here. The Read More …

Elgin AFB: Local EOD units test new imaging tech

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.- Local explosive ordnance disposal units received and were trained on a new upgraded portable imaging X-ray system here last week. The new Vidisco Guardian 12 Digital Radiographic X-ray system enhances EOD’s capabilities by making it Read More …

Remembering the Khobar Towers bombing

Twenty-five years ago, at about 9:30 pm in the evening of June 25, 1996, a huge explosion rocked the barracks for the United States Air Force 4404 Provisional Wing in Khobar, Saudi Arabia. The blast from a truck bomb was Read More …

142nd Civil Engineers get valuable training in Hawaii

The 142nd Civil Engineer Squadron’s fire fighters and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians recently completed two weeks of annual training at various locations on the island of Oahu, Hawaii this May. Many of our civil engineers came to the island Read More …