Countering the explosive threat

Countering the explosive threat

by Allan Joyner   Many of the lessons of Afghanistan were hard learned, none more so than countering the threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The blast of roadside bombs was by far the greatest cause of injuries and fatalities during the conflict. The...
The best explosive threat is one that never exists

The best explosive threat is one that never exists

Story and photography by Steve Bigg   Most people would think that in the world of explosive ordnance disposal and improvised explosive ordnance disposal (EOD/IEOD), there‚Äôs no better outcome to a mission than successfully disarming an explosive device. But at...