Detecting and defeating IEDs

Detecting and defeating IEDs

by Ken Pole   Of the 159 Canadians who died during this country‚Äôs decade-long combat mission in Afghanistan, the majority were victims of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). Hundreds more were wounded or otherwise traumatized. Major Pete DesRoches, a combat...
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...