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


Spring 2015 edition of the Counter-IED Report is now available to read online and in print
April 20, 2015
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The Meeting of the Group of Experts on Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) under the Amended Protocol II of the Convention on Certain Weapons
April 20, 2015
The Meeting of the Group of Experts on Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) under the Amended Protocol II of the Convention on Certain Weapons took place on the 9 & 10 April 2015 in Geneva. The work went well and the participation of the delegations attending was important.

Bomb disposal experts called to Darlington after old ammunition found
April 19, 2015

Bomb disposal experts were called to Darlington after old ammunition was found by a member of the public.
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Suicide Bomb Attack Kills 33 In Afghanistan
April 18, 2015

Islamic State claims responsibility for the blast, in what appears to be the first major attack by the jihadists in the country.
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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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20th CBRNE troops destroy 75,000 pounds of explosives
April 14, 2015

FORT BLISS, Texas – Soldiers from two U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal companies eliminated more than 75,000 pounds of explosives during operations in New Mexico over the past month.
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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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Combat Support Agency Counters Worldwide IED Threats
April 6, 2015The organization that has fought for a decade to defeat improvised explosive devices used by American enemies in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars has become a combat support agency, its director said in a recent interview.
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The National Explosives Task Force keeps a watchful eye on IEDs
April 6, 2015

The National Explosives Task Force (NETF) is a multi-agency assemblage of bomb technicians, analysts, and professional staff formed in 2011 quickly to analyze and disseminate intelligence related to improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other explosive materials in the United States.
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New products to help train dogs for explosive detection
April 6, 2015
The Department of Homeland Security (USA) has been conducting independent assessments and developing products to assist canine explosive teams.
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Viable device discovered in the Phoenix Park
April 4, 2015

An Army Bomb Disposal Team rendered safe a historic yet viable Mills type grenade in the Phoenix Park, Co Dublin this evening.
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New York women inspired by IS plotted bombing, FBI says
April 2, 2015

The FBI has arrested two women on suspicion of planning a terrorist attack, similar to the Boston bombing.
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Man jailed after bomb-making equipment found in Edinburgh flat
April 2, 2015
A former Syrian doctor has been jailed for 40 months for having a hoard of explosive ingredients in Edinburgh, and instructions on how to prepare bombs.
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It’s about ‘more than mines’ senior UN official says ahead of International Day of Action
April 1, 2015

As the world marks the tenth anniversary of the passing of the global mine ban treaty and commemoratesInternational Mine Awareness Day, the head of the United Nations’ office dealing with the threat they pose stressed today the importance of looking beyond the effects of just anti-personnel mines.
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Chief of Malaysian Armed Forces to open NCT eXplosive Asia 2015 Conference
March 26, 2015

The Chief of the Malaysian Armed Forces, General Tan Sri Dato (Dr.) Zulkifeli bin Mohd Zin, will deliver the Opening Address at NCT eXplosive Asia! IB Consultancy is much honored that this is the second time the Chief of Armed Forces is opening an NCT event.
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Bureaucrats block special ops intel requests
March 26, 2015

Military bureaucrats have been trying to force an unpopular government-built intelligence system on special operations units deploying to war zones while blocking soldiers from using the commercial alternative they say they need, according to government records and interviews.
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Six killed in suicide bomb near Afghan presidential palace
March 25, 2015

Six people were killed and more than 30 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul on Wednesday that struck close to the presidential palace in the heart of the Afghan capital, the Interior Ministry said.
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Interview: Lt. Gen. John Johnson
March 20, 2015

The Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) was founded in 2006, born out of the hastily assembled Army IED Task Force created in 2003 to confront the deadly improvised explosive devices, or IEDs, that US forces were facing in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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