Northern Ireland: Lurgan man admitted to making ‘blast-incendiary improvised’ bomb

A Co. Armagh man has admitted making a “blast-incendiary improvised” bomb. With Sean Fintan Burns standing in the dock of Craigavon Crown Court on Thursday, defence counsel Damien Halleron asked for him to be re-arraigned on three of the four Read More …

Cyprus: British Bases personnel and RoC bomb disposal experts conduct joint training

British Bases personnel, units from the UK and Cyprus recently undertook a three-day joint bomb disposal training in Akrotiri to “share best practices and foster working relationships for future collaboration”, a source from the British Bases said on Monday. Exercise Read More …

UK: Man admits stockpiling bomb-making materials after he burnt himself in an explosion

A man is facing a possible life sentence after admitting possessing explosive substances. Michael Pym-Nixson came to the attention of police after paramedics visited his flat in Kingston Upon Thames, south-west London, and treated his hand for burn injuries on Read More …

Catch the ChemBio SCENT! Help the MOD and DOD screen and analyse hazardous ChemBio materials with novel technologies

Up to £1 million available to help the MOD and DOD screen, collect and exploit hazardous ChemBio materials using novel technologies Detecting the production and use of hazardous chemical and biological (ChemBio) materials is an enduring challenge in the defence Read More …

Multinational Ardent Defender counter explosive threat exercise concludes in Canada

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BORDEN, Ontario, Canada – Explosive ordnance disposal technicians from 11 different nations improved their life-saving and mission-enabling skills during Exercise Ardent Defender in Canada, Sept. 18 – Oct. 22. The exercise brought together military and law enforcement Read More …