Turkey has most firms involved in supply chain to ISIL
February 25, 2016
Companies from 20 countries are involved in the supply chain of components that end up in Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) explosives, a study found on Thursday, revealing Turkey had the highest number of firms involved in this business.
Faster detection of landmines using radar
February 22, 2016
Every 20 to 30 minutes, somewhere in the world, a person – often a child – steps on a landmine. It is estimated that over 100 million anti-personnel mines are buried worldwide and a further 200 to 250 million are thought to remain in military storage facilities.
Why ISIS Is Building Mad Max Truck Bombs
February 22, 2016
The members of ISIS have more in common with the war boys of Mad Max: Fury Road than ruthless violence, desert surroundings, and a yearning to die in combat (“I live, I die, I live again!”).
Four charged over Maldives pres residence bomb
February 18, 2016
Prosecutors have charged four individuals in connection to the explosive device found in a vehicle parked near the presidential residence of Muliaage in capital Male.
After Pathankot attack, NSG to revise SoPs to defuse bombs, IEDs
February 12, 2016
The National Security Guard is revising its standard operating procedures (SoPs) for defusing bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) after it lost Lt Colonel E Niranjan while he was sanitising dead bodies of terrorists in Pathankot.
OSCE unhappy about civilian casualties in Ukraine
February 10, 2016
A minibus tripped a mine in the war zone in Ukraine, several civilians died, BelTA learned from Martin Sajdik, the OSCE’s special representative in the trilateral contact group on Ukraine, on 10 February.
JIDA To Become JIDO Under Defense Threat Reduction Agency February 2, 2016
The Pentagon’s war-time office set up to counter improvised explosive device threats that proliferated during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will become a permanent establishment under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.