Explosives

By SmartRayVision Borne from the tragedy of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, SmartRayVision has emerged as a beacon of innovation in the field of portable X-ray technology. The events of the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013 served...
By George McKerrow With IEDs being frequently employed by both sides of the Russia-Ukraine war, George McKerrow writes that C-IED training, knowledge, and equipment must be prioritized. There seems to be a prevailing thought that improvised explosive devices...

IEDs and Terrorism: An Update

By Andy Oppenheimer The threat of IEDs implanted and detonated by terrorist groups had appeared to have declined slightly since 2018. That said, some reporting...

Logos Imaging: Seeing the Unseen Threat 

By Piotr Bebenek Piotr Bebenek discusses the changing nature of war and IED use after 9/11, and introduces Logos Imaging’s range of portable X-ray systems. If...

IEDs: Live Agent and Delivery System Developments

By Fritz Pfeiffer Researcher at the Büro für Umweltgeologie & Sicherheitsforschung in Germany Fritz Pfeiffer discusses results from recent IED trials with simulants and the...

Fourth Bison Counter International C-IED Exercise Ends

By Mohamed Saho The Bison Counter 23 International Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) exercise ended on Friday, November 24. Having been conducted in the Spanish cities...

Weapons Technical Intelligence Laboratory 

By Indra Australia Indra delivers two deployable forensic laboratories for the analysis of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) are the major source of...

Thermobarics and Depleted Uranium: Pushing out the Conventional Envelope 

By Andy Oppenheimer With Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine extending well into its second year, Andy Oppenheimer reviews the deployment of weapons on the edge...

IED Threats: An Update 

By Andy Oppenheimer While attacks using IEDs (improvised explosive devices) have declined in the past year, they remain a weapon of choice for violent Jihadist...

A UGV for Extreme CBRNe Situations – A Case Study

By Zvonko Orehovec Colonel (Ret.) Zvonko Orehovec, Chief Technical Expert at DOK-ING, talks about remotely controlled, unmanned ground-based vehicles (UGVs) that can be used in...

CJNG Chemical Dispersing IED Array Neutralized 

By Mr. Shair Arbel, CEO, Terrogence Global, Israel On 27 December 2022, municipal authorities of Coahuayana, Mexico, reported the discovery of a chemical dispersing improvised...

Explosive Precursor Chemicals

Dr. Kirk Yeager warns us of possible CBRNe terrorist attacks using explosives. Ever since the discovery of high explosives, bombers have subverted these materials to lash...

Mine Action Activities in Armenia

By Ms. Karine Shamiryan, Head of International Affairs, Center for Humanitarian Demining and Expertise, Armenia. Many countries and states of the world face the long-lasting...

The Role of SMAC in Countering Explosive Remnants of War

By Mr. Bojan Glamočlija, Director of the Serbian Mine Action Center, Serbia. The beginnings of the SMAC The Serbian Mine Action Center (SMAC) was established in...

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