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


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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Robot Rodeo at Sandia Labs showcases bomb squad expertise
May 14, 2015

Bomb squads from across the country saddled up their robots and are duking it out at the ninth annual Western National Robot Rodeo and Capability Exercise at Sandia National Laboratories.
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‘Viable’ Bombs Found In Ireland Terror Raids
May 14, 2015

Two “viable” explosive devices have been discovered during a series of raids in Ireland that saw six men arrested for suspected terror offences, army bomb experts have revealed.
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EOD International: U.S., Spanish Marines complete interoperability exercise
May 12, 2015

Explosive Ordnance Disposal – Theirs is a small, select community already. But for the U.S. Marine EOD technicians with Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa, their brothers among the Spanish Marine Corps come from an even smaller, but equally select fraternity.
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Mother’s Day Terror Plot Foiled In Australia
May 9, 2015A teenager is being held after officers found explosive devices at a home in a suburb of Melbourne.
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TSA to test explosive detection device made in San Diego
May 4, 2015

The 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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GPS tracker sparks Phuket hotel bomb scare
April 29, 2015

The provincial Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit cleared the car park at the Royal Phuket City Hotel in Phuket Town in response to a reported potential bomb threat this afternoon.
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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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First Speaker Line-Up confirmed at NCT eXplosive Europe 2015
April 28, 2015

The #1 C-IED and EOD event series is finally coming to Europe! After successful editions in India, Thailand and Cambodia, NCT eXplosive Europe 2015 will take place at the Metropolitan Palace in Belgrade/ Serbia from September 22-24, 2015.
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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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The fight against IEDs, a top priority that requires close international cooperation
April 20, 2015

The second edition of the Counter-IED technology workshop will bring together the world’s leading experts in the field this June in Madrid.
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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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