Mine Exploitation: What Happens When the Fleet Has to Clear Modern, Unknown Mines?

Across from the quarterdeck of the Naval School, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), the EOD Memorial bears the names of the 343 military EOD technicians killed in the line of duty since the beginning of the EOD career field. The earliest Read More …

Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group, EOD Conduct VBSS Exercise in the Philippine Sea

PHILIPPINE SEA – Explosive Ordinance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 3 Sailors, embarked on the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), conducted a helicopter visit, board, search and seizure training aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG Read More …

EXU-1 Change of Command Highlights Strategic Mission and “Fellowship of Doers”

INDIAN HEAD, Md. — Cmdr. Eric Hui relieved Cmdr. Edgar Britt as commanding officer of Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1) during a change of command ceremony onboard Naval Support Facility Indian Head, May 26. EXU-1 was first established in 2006 Read More …

Joint service EOD techs join forces to destroy 12,000-pound missile cache

NEVADA TEST AND TRAINING RANGE, Nev. – U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians teamed up to destroy a 12,000-pound missile cache. EOD Soldiers from the Fort Irwin, California-based 759th Ordnance Company (EOD) and Read More …

Alaska: Navy EOD and Juneau Police to team up on exercise at Capital Building

The Juneau Police Department and Alaska State Capitol Security along with Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians are conducting a scheduled vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) drill outside the capitol building from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m Thursday. Police say Read More …

EXU-1, FBI Host Maritime Post-Blast Investigation Course at NAS Key West

Expeditionary Exploitation Unit 1 (EXU-1) and the FBI’s Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) Section conducted a maritime post-blast investigation course at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West, Florida, Jan. 19-28. The U.K. Royal Navy Diving and Threat Exploitation Group (DTXG) and Read More …

Camp Ripley: Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 Hosts Ice Dive Training

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 will host annual ice dive training for Navy Divers and explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians at Camp Ripley in Little Falls, Minn. in January and February. The course provides Read More …

Gulf of Oman: US Navy detains smuggling ship carrying urea fertilizer

The U.S. Navy announced Sunday it seized a boat in the Gulf of Oman carrying fertilizer used to make explosives that was caught last year smuggling weapons to Yemen. The British royal navy said it confiscated 1,041 kilograms (2,295 pounds) Read More …