Cambodia: Experts remove 640 UXO from Mekong River in Prey Veng province

Experts of Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) have found about 2,000 shells and 640 unexploded ordnances (UXO) weighing about 8 tonnes on the river basin of Mekong. In the ongoing operation to clear ammunitions that were dumped in the river Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC’s expert team recovers 2,000 pound U.S. aerial bomb from riverbed in Phnom Penh

A Cambodian Mine Action Center (CMAC)’s bomb expert team on Thursday safely removed a war-left unexploded AN-M66 aerial bomb from the Chaktomuk River in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, a mine clearance chief said. CMAC’s director-general Heng Ratana said the Read More …

Turkey reopens Bosphorus traffic after old mine neutralized

Turkey on Saturday reopened the Bosphorus, or Istanbul Strait, to ships after briefly closing it due to a suspected mine. Underwater security teams examined the object and found it to be an old mine and neutralized it, said National Defense Read More …

Cambodia: CMAC launches bomb clearing at Stung Sen River

The Cambodian Mine Action Centre (CMAC) underwater clearance team has begun an operation to clear bombs that were dropped from airplanes into the Stung Sen River. The operation began after a fisherman reported that he had discovered a bomb along 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 …

Cambodia: CMAC to restart shipwreck and UXO clearance in the Mekong River

A Cambodian Mine Action Center demining team will restart removing underwater UXOs and a shipwreck in the Mekong River in Prey Veng province’s Peam Ro district at the end of this month or next. Heng Ratana, CMAC director general said: 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 …

UK: Navy to dismantle sunken warship on Thames holding unstable explosives

The Royal Navy is to dismantle a sunken warship in the River Thames containing 1,400 tonnes of unstable explosives. It is believed that if the unexploded ordnance on the SS Richard Montgomery were triggered it could lead to the nearby Read More …

Pakistan Navy EOD participates in 8th multinational exercise NUSRET 2021 at Turkey

Pakistan Navy participated in 8th multinational special operations exercise ‘NUSRET 2021’ at Canakkale, Turkey. PN Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team participated alongwith teams of other countries under the auspices of Turkish authorities. Teams from Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Iraq, Read More …