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

PrimeTech provides a PT-300 D:Mine, tracked demining vehicle to Civil Defence in Bosnia
August 24, 2015
In December 2014, following a tender for a demining machine, the Bosnian Civil Defence selected a PT-300 D: Mine, produced by PrimeTech, Italy’s division of the FAE Group.

Thai Police Find Bomb In Busy Bangkok Road
August 24, 2015
Thai police say they have found and deactivated a bomb in Bangkok, a week after an explosion killed 20 people in the city.

Army Base Van Explosion Was ‘Attempt To Kill’
August 15, 2015
A small parcel bomb has exploded in a postal van at an army barracks near Belfast in a “reckless” attack slammed by Unionists as attempted murder.

Serial bomber demands BITCOIN ransom after planting explosives at supermarkets
August 14, 2015
A bomber in the Netherlands is demanding a ransom be paid in the bitcoin digital currency to stop a spree of attacks.

Indra To Develop Forensic Analysis Lab For Counter-IEDs
August 10, 2015
Indra has won a €4 million contract to develop new forensic analysis laboratories for Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (C-IED) used in terrorist attacks.

Bomb blast rips through Istanbul police station
August 10, 2015
A bomb attack at a police station in Istanbul has injured five police officers and two civilians, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.

V-J Day security plans under review amid bomb plot claims
August 9, 2015
Security plans for the V-J Day anniversary celebrations are under review amid reports of a possible plot by British jihadists to target the parade, with fears large numbers of spectators could now stay away.

Deadly Truck Bomb Rips Through Homes In Kabul
August 7, 2015
A truck bomb has exploded near an army compound in the centre of the Afghan capital, Kabul, injuring hundreds of people.

PKK suicide attack using a tractor filled with two tonnes of explosives kills two soldiers and leaves 31 injured in eastern Turkey
August 3, 2015
Two Turkish soldiers have been killed and 31 people have been injured in a suicide attack carried out in a tractor filled with two tonnes of explosives by the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

JIDA director retires after 38 years
July 27, 2015
Departing his post as the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency director and bidding farewell to the U.S. Army after 38 years of service, Lt. Gen. John D. Johnson retired July 21 at a ceremony held at Fort Myers Henderson Hall with full honors rendered from the 3rd U.S. Army Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).

Islamic State threat: Isis plotting to use drones to bomb crowds at major British events
July 24, 2015
Terrorists want to use the unmanned machines – available for as little as £100 on the high street – to drop explosives on large crowds at popular sporting and cultural gatherings.

Nationalist linked to huge Swedish dynamite haul
July 21, 2015
Police in west Sweden arrested two people on Tuesday following raids on a car and two apartments in the town of Falkenberg, which led to the discovery of the potentially deadly explosives.

IEDs remain insurgents’ top gun
July 10, 2015
Islamic State militants are deploying the signature weapon of the Iraq war — the homemade, roadside bomb — in novel ways, including the use of drones to spot targets, a top Pentagon official says.

Nigeria’s Boko Haram crisis: Jos blasts kill scores
July 7, 2015
Two bomb attacks on the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead, the authorities say.

Kendall: JIEDDO Move Will Protect Hard-Earned Capabilities
July 1, 2015
Improvised explosive devices have been a rapidly evolving and deadly menace in many parts of the world as terrorists employ these homemade bombs against military forces and civilian populations.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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),

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.

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.