Türkiye: Over 100-Year-Old WWI bomb exploded by robot

An over 100-year-old bomb has finally exploded in Turkey. Turkey’s Gallipoli Peninsula was the location of one of WWI’s bloodiest battles. A dangerous remnant of that conflict, which raged from April 25, 1915 until Jan. 9, 1916, was found in Read More …

Washington: Police arrest suspect who placed a pipe bomb in a SODO parking garage

Police arrested a man who placed a pipe bomb in an underground parking garage in Seattle’s SODO neighborhood on Thursday. According to the Seattle Police Department (SPD), just after 8:00 a.m., police responded to the 900 block of S Horton Read More …

Slovaka will provide “winter package” for Ukraine

Slovakia will provide Ukraine what it calls a “winter package”. The package itself is material aid worth €800,000. Aside from that, Slovakia will provide military material as well. The military aid is worth more than €9 million and contains Božena Read More …

Polish counter-terrorism police help Santa Claus

Santa Claus got some help from Polish counter-terrorism police on Saint Nicholas day as the officers absailed down from the roof of a children’s hospital in the southern city of Rzeszow to deliver presents to patients. Saint Nicholas day falls Read More …

Canada to provide C$15 million for Ukraine demining

The Government of Canada said Monday that it will grant 15 million Canadian dollars (10.5 million euros) to Ukraine for the purchase of equipment needed for humanitarian landmine clearance. Specifically, the assistance will help fund the detection and removal of Read More …

Jammu and Kashmir Police to procure Mine-Protected Vehicles, ROVs, and other equipment to boost Anti-Terror Ops

The Jammu and Kashmir Police is all set to procure seven mine-protected vehicles (MPVs), five remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and 18 under-vehicle surveillance systems (UVSS), officials said on Sunday. The special vehicles and equipment will boost the security and surveillance Read More …

Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report magazine is now available to read online and in print

We are pleased to inform you that Autumn 2022 edition of the Counter-IED Report is now available to read online and in print. Articles, in-depth analysis and insights from CBRNe Secure India; Norwegian People’s Aid; C-IED Centre of Excellence; Chelton Read More …

Korean Counter-Terrorist Units Receive PIAP GRYF Robots

In late September, the Special Operations Unit of Korean National Police received the PIAP Gryf EOD robots, delivered by the Łukasiewicz – PIAP. The PIAP GRYF bomb disposal robot is tailored to carry out hazardous materials neutralization tasks, explosive ordnance Read More …

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers train to field new robots on Fort Stewart

FORT STEWART, Ga. – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers trained to field new EOD robots on Fort Stewart, Georgia. Soldiers from the 756th Ordnance Company (EOD) learned about the CRS robot system during a training class. Sgt. Joseph Serafini Read More …

UK: Next generation vehicle for EOD soldiers announced

The new GASKET 3 bomb disposal vehicle’s Initial Operating Capability (IOC) was announced this week, following extensive consultations with the soldiers who will be using the new vehicle. GASKET 3 deployed on its first operational tasking on Tuesday 20 September Read More …