US Navy EOD technicians conduct virtual exchange with Brunei counterparts

SANTA RITA, Guam – Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians from Task Force 75 and troop commanders from the Royal Brunei Land Force participated in a real-time, virtual EOD subject matter expert exchange (SMEE), Oct. 6, as part of the 26th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise.

The exchange was conducted virtually to mitigate COVID-19 risks, but still allowed both countries to share presentations on their capabilities and gear while exchanging questions on common terrains, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear defense (CBRN) kits, improvised explosive devices and their remotely operated vehicles.

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Source: Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet