About the Report


1- Counter-IED Report Winter 2014-15 front coverWelcome the new Counter-IED Report website, one-stop information and news source for Counter-IED professionals worldwide. The Counter-IED Report is a specialist, subscription-based publication, which serves as an information source to communicate the latest developments in the fight against the IED threat. The aim of the Counter-IED Report is to identify technological advances as well as strategies and tactics for reducing successful IED manufacture and placement. The report is published in print, eBook and PDF formats, and distributed worldwide. The distribution is tailored to the highly engaged audience of EOD, CIED, CBRNe, Defence, Law Enforcement, CT and Security professionals and senior decision makers in government, public and private sectors. Additional print copies of the Report are also distributed at the relevant Defence and Security events through our Media Partnership Programme.


Latest News


Mum Foils Plot To Blow Up Buckingham Palace
June 22, 2015

Two teenagers’ plot to make bombs and blow up Buckingham Palace was foiled when they were rumbled by one of their mothers.
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Robot border guards among new airport tech at Paris Air Show
June 22, 2015
New airport technologies unveiled at the Paris Air Show this week promise robots replacing immigration officers and much faster identification of criminals through their biometric data.
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Taliban gunmen explode several bombs in Afghan Parliament in Kabul
June 22, 2015

Loud explosions and gunfire have been heard in the parliament building in the Afghan capital, Kabul. Gunmen have stormed the lower house of parliament, with several blasts going off inside and in front of the building.
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2 blasts in Kiev outside branches of Russia’s biggest bank
June 22, 2015

Two explosions have targeted two branches of Russia’s Sberbank in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Monday night. Local police are investigating the attacks, which damaged buildings and startled nearby residents.
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Man Dressed In Burka Arrested Over Bomb Scare
June 18, 2015

A man dressed in a burka has been arrested after bomb disposal experts destroyed a suspicious device in Watford.
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Gabon receives first Aravis armoured vehicle for peacekeeping deployment
June 18, 2015
Nexter has handed over the first Aravis armoured vehicle to Gabon, which will use the type for peacekeeping operations in the Central African Republic (CAR) as part of the United Nation’s Minusca mission.
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Tactical Electronics introduces new HHIT Flex
June 17, 2015 – PRESS RELEASE

Tactical Electronics unveiled its newest product, the HHIT Flex today. The HHIT Flex is evolved from Tactical Electronics’ Handheld Inspection Tool.
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New York student arrested for alleged Isis-inspired bomb plot
June 17, 2015

US authorities have accused a New York City college student of plotting to set off a pressure cooker bomb in the city in support of the militant group Islamic State, according to court documents made public on Tuesday.
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Israeli Company Trains Mice to Sniff Out Bombs at Airport Security Check
June 16, 2015

The next time you go through security at Ben Gurion Airport, don’t be surprised if you get checked out by a tiny mouse. The Israeli security company, X-Test, has trained mice to respond when they detect explosives, alerting security officers at airport and mall security checkpoints.
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Four Killed In Car Blast In Gothenburg
June 13, 2015

The suspected car bomb ripped apart the vehicle as it drove up to a roundabout in Sweden’s second biggest city.
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Bomb-proof WALLPAPER could save lives: Sticky covering is reinforced with super strong Kevlar fibres to stop flying debris
May 22, 2015Bomb blasts can send lethal debris flying and cause building to collapse from the shockwave.But the US Army has come up with a super strong wallpaper that could shelter soldiers from blasts.
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High-level experts will moderate the panels of the International Workshop on C-IED
May 18, 2015

The second International Workshop on Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices(C-IED) Technologies confirms the participation of European and international authorities recognized as experts in the field.
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UNDP, USAID provide EGP 13.8m for WWII landmines clearance programme 
May 20, 2015On 20 May, Daily News Egypt incorrectly reported that the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will provide €2.6m to support the second phase of the Demining & Development national programme on the North-West Coast area.
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TSA to test explosive detection device made in San Diego
May 4, 2015The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has signed an agreement to test a device designed by a San Diego technology company that may cut security screening time for travellers with electronic devices.
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Explosive detection technology gets cash boost
April 30, 2015

Almost £2m will be injected into a new European project to defeat explosive threats through enhanced detection technologies.
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NP Morgan Advanced Materials press release photo_smallMorgan helps set new world record at London Marathon 2015
April 28, 2015

Major Iain Church has broken the world record time for completing a marathon wearing a bomb disposal suit. The suit was supplied by Morgan Advanced Materials.
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Denmark acknowledges Pak role in counter-terrorism
April 23, 2015

Risalpur—Denmark ambassador to Islamabad Jesper Moller Sorensen on Wednesday said Pakistan was playing a key role in countering terrorism and his country would never forget its great sacrifices in fight against the scourge.

Next generation EDS delivering enhanced performance and throughput
April 20, 2015

The development of Real Time Tomography has been heralded as a breakthrough technical innovation in aviation baggage screening – one that is particularly important in light of the EU’s new Standard 3. Airport Business’ Ross Falconer visited Rapiscan, where Frederic Brouiller, Vice President Sales Aviation, Rapiscan Systems, explained more about the technology.
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CIA arrests one suspect, recovers two tons of explosives in Faisalabad
April 18, 2015

The Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) recovered two tons of explosive material and arrested one suspect from Faisalabad today (Saturday),
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New global advocate Daniel Craig looks to boost UN’s ‘incredible work’ on mine action
April 14, 2015
After designating the renowned actor Daniel Craig as the first United Nations Global Advocate for the Elimination of Mines and Explosive Hazards at Headquarters today, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon thanked the current James Bond for his commitment to supporting the UN’s vision of a world free from the threat of landmines and explosive remnants of war.
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C-IED-Report-at-UNOG-meeting-Geneva-April-2015The Counter-IED Report presents a paper at the Amended Protocol II Group of Experts Meeting at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland
April 14, 2015

The Counter-IED Report team at Delta Business Media, was invited to present a paper at the Amended Protocol II Group of Experts Meeting at the United Nations on 9th and 10th of April 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.
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