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Sandia Offers Non-explosive Fertilizer Formula

A Sandia engineer who trained U.S. soldiers to avoid improvised explosive devices (IEDs) has developed a fertilizer that helps plants grow but can’t detonate a bomb. It’s an alternative to ammonium nitrate, an agricultural staple that is also the raw […]


Artificial quake detected in North Korea

Artificial quake detected in North Korea

North Korea staged an apparent nuclear test Tuesday in a striking act of defiance that, now confirmed, is sure to trigger global condemnation from enemies and allies alike. Regional seismic monitoring agencies detected a seismic event, of a magnitude between […]


Rebels claim deadly bomb attack on Syria top brass

Rebels claim deadly bomb attack on Syria top brass

Rebels claimed a bomb attack which struck at the heart of Syria’s senior command, killing at least three of President Bashar al-Assad’s top brass and warned of more carnage to come. The explosion, blamed on a bodyguard attending a meeting […]


WWII bombs defused after 45,000 evacuated in German city

WWII bombs defused after 45,000 evacuated in German city

Bomb disposal experts on Sunday defused two World War II bombs after the evacuation of about 45,000 people from their homes in the western German city of Koblenz, officials said. A 1.8-tonne British bomb and a smaller US bomb were […]


US, Kyrgyz officials participate in joint exercise

US, Kyrgyz officials participate in joint exercise

Emergency responders from the Kyrgyz Ministries of Emergency Services, Interior and Defense participated in a joint explosive ordnance disposal and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high-yield explosives response exercise with their American counterparts Nov. 22 here. The exercise was part […]


Explosive Ordnance Disposal techs show Congress bomb disposal tools

Explosive Ordnance Disposal techs show Congress bomb disposal tools

More than a dozen Soldiers showcased explosive ordnance disposal equipment on Capitol Hill, Nov. 17, as part of an “inaugural event” for the recently formed House Explosive Ordnance Disposal Caucus. Many of those Soldiers came from the 55th Explosive Ordnance […]


Weighing in at 30,000 pounds, a new bomb for US

Weighing in at 30,000 pounds, a new bomb for US

The US Air Force has a new 30,000-pound bomb in its arsenal designed to penetrate targets buried deep underground, a spokesman said Tuesday. The Air Force started taking delivery of the giant bomb, the “Massive Ordnance Penetrator,” in September, said […]


Low-cost paper-based wireless sensor could help detect explosive devices

Low-cost paper-based wireless sensor could help detect explosive devices

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a prototype wireless sensor capable of detecting trace amounts of a key ingredient found in many explosives. The device, which employs carbon nanotubes and is printed on paper or paper-like material […]


Report examines lower-body blast injuries

Report examines lower-body blast injuries

The Army Surgeon General’s Office released its report yesterday on dismounted complex blast injuries, which more than twice as many service members have suffered annually since the 2009 troop surge in Afghanistan. Brig. Gen. Joseph Caravalho Jr., commander of the […]


 
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