California: Crews detonate suspected pipe bomb found at Sacramento County recycling center

Explosive ordinance disposal teams have detonated a live device that was discovered at a recycling center in Sacramento County on Monday. The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office says they first got a report about a suspected pipe bomb near Watt Avenue Read More …

FBI Director Travels to Africa to Meet with Vital Law Enforcement and Intelligence Partners

FBI Director Christopher Wray traveled to Kenya and Nigeria this week and met with senior law enforcement and security officials to demonstrate the FBI’s continued commitment to our strong partnerships in the region and highlight ongoing cooperative efforts to combat Read More …

North Dakota: First responders come to Minot AFB for Hydra Fury 24

The 5th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight hosted Hydra Fury 24 at Minot AFB from June 4-6. The joint training exercise was attended by representatives from Air Force EOD flights, Naval School EOD, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Defense Read More …

Eight suspected terrorists with possible ISIS ties arrested in New York, L.A. and Philadelphia

Eight men from Tajikistan with potential ties to ISIS out of central Asia were arrested over the weekend in New York, Philadelphia and Los Angeles, three people familiar with the matter told NBC News on Tuesday. The suspects had been Read More …

UNODC Pakistan empowers Balochistan bomb disposal unit with specialized training on countering IEDs and EOD

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Pakistan has successfully completed a five-day specialized training course on countering Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD). This intensive program was funded by the U.S. Embassy office of Read More …

78th Training Division Leads Guardian Response 2024, Multi-Component CBRN Exercise Tests Readiness

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. – The U.S. Army Reserve’s 78th Training Division (TD) led Guardian Response 2024 (GR 24), a multi-component exercise held at the Muscatatuck Training Center (MUTC) in Indiana. This large-scale training event validated the ability of Active Read More …

Beach Breach: Cavalry Engineers Blast into the Final Day of EFES 24

EFES-24, held at a military training site just south of Izmir, Turkey, took place May 29-30 and showcased the best parts of multinational military partnership. This biennial exercise, named in honor of the ancient city of Ephesus, demonstrated complex military Read More …

Yemen: US military MQ-9 Reaper drone goes down in Marib province

Another U.S. military MQ-9 Reaper drone went down in Yemen, images online purported to show Wednesday, as Yemen’s Houthi rebels continued attacks on shipping around the Red Sea over the Israel-Hamas war. It wasn’t immediately clear what brought down the Read More …

U.S. Army CBRN Capability Development Update

To fight, survive, and win in operations against 21st-century adversaries, we must leverage ingenuity and technology to develop comprehensive solutions. These solutions should provide situational understanding of potential chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) hazards; ensure protection with efficient protective Read More …

North Carolina: Bombmaking Instructor Who Taught How to Kill Law Enforcement Sentenced to 25 Years

RALEIGH, N.C. – Christopher Arthur, 40, was sentenced today to a total of 300 months’ imprisonment for teaching another individual how to make and use an explosive knowing that the individual intended to use that instruction in the murder or Read More …