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  • 3 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Army and U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal, or EOD, technicians trained together at sea during the May Underway exercise. Army EOD Soldiers from the Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico-based 21st EOD Company “Blackjacks” trained with Navy EOD technicians aboard an Afloat Forward Staging Base in the Atlantic Ocean. The 21st EOD Company is […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Authorities

    After the Portsmouth based Petty Officer Diver Darren Carvell, 41, received an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours for outstanding bravery and commitment to bomb disposal operations, the Royal Navy shared the story of his feats of courage. The story of Carvell’s exploits sheds light on what a day in the life of a […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Training & Education

    Australian Clearance Diving Team One (AUSCDT ONE) recently showcased their newly developed Maritime Counter Terrorism-Explosive Ordnance Disposal (MCT-EOD) capability to Fleet Command. Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett and Commander Mine Warfare, Clearance Diving, Hydrographic, Meteorological and Patrol Force, Captain Bob Plath attended HMAS Waterhen for the demonstration, during which the divers showcased their newly enhanced […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) community hosted its 44th annual EOD Memorial Ceremony May 4 at the Kauffman EOD Training Complex on Eglin Air Force Base, where the names of 11 fallen EOD technicians from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force were added to the memorial wall. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 12 and the Onondaga Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad staged a “Hollywood” explosion at the New York State Fairground June 6. The explosion marked one of the first events during a week full of interaction between Navy Sailors and the city of Syracuse. “These type of trainings and […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Authorities

    The 23rd master blaster of the Navy was pinned during a ceremony in San Diego, Jan. 18. During the ceremony, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Master Chief (EWS) John Carr assumed the title of master blaster from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Master Chief (EWS) Stephen Treadwell Jones with fellow EOD Sailors, family members, and friends in attendance. The […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group (EODGRU) 2, comprised of Navy EOD technicians and Sailors, returned from a 12-month deployment as the command element for Combined Joint Task Force (CJTF) Paladin in Afghanistan, June 1. CJTF Paladin is responsible for Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) operations, training, evidence collection and analysis. Returning home were 36 Sailors, individual augmentees […]

  • 20 November 2013

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) techniques that have been developed and refined during operations and conflicts around the world are now being put to good use in the Solomon Islands. EOD specialists from Australia’s Army, Navy and Air Force, along with forces from the United States, Canada and New Zealand have joined together to use skills, […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit 11 departed San Diego October 26 to begin their deployment to Bahrain to assume command of Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56.1. CTF 56.1 is responsible for coordinating underwater mine countermeasures, expeditionary salvage, the counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) fight and C-IED transition and training efforts in the Commander, […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Vessels

    HM Coastguard and the Royal Navy Explosives Ordnance Disposal (EOD) team have been on scene at Maenporth Beach, the UK, investigating reports of a parachute mine 800 meters offshore, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency informed. In the morning hours of November 29, HM Coastguard Operations Centre at Falmouth received a 999 call from a local […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Saab has presented its remotely operated vehicle (ROV), Sea Wasp, at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition in National Harbor, Maryland. Sea Wasp, which relocates, identifies and neutralizes underwater improvised explosive devices (IEDs), is designed to combat below-the-surface terrorism. The company said it worked with the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Response Community to adapt the ROV for explosive […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 3 held a change of command ceremony Sept. 26 at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, Calif.   During the ceremony, Cmdr. John D. Porter relieved Cmdr. Lawrence E. Hall as commanding officer of EODMU 3. Hall, who enlisted in the Navy in May 1985, is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Training & Education

    The first students from Albania, the Peruvian navy and the island chain of St. Vincent and the Grenadines graduated from the Naval School of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (NAVSCOLEOD) receiving their Basic EOD Technician qualification pins Feb. 13. Seventeen students completed the International Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Phase II Surface Course, which began Aug. 2. Eleven […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Industry news

    Effective Oct. 1, 2012, Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet established NECC Pacific (NECC PAC) to provide administrative control for Navy expeditionary forces assigned to the Pacific theater. The establishment of NECC PAC is a significant milestone. The standup formalizes a direct administrative relationship between NECC and Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet – a linkage that hasn’t existed […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research (ONR) is funding the development of an underwater robotic explosive ordnance disposal device that will keep divers out of harm’s way. The contract award was announced by RE2 Robotics, a developer of robotic manipulator arms, which has received a small business innovation research (SBIR) award to develop an inflatable underwater dual […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Members of the Royal Thai navy’s Diver and Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Division – Ordnance Department received a demonstration from members of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 11 while visiting the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) May 27. The tour showcased a joint effort to exchange knowledge of each other’s operations. “We combine […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Bluefin Robotics has successfully delivered new vehicles to the United States Navy that will increase the Navy’s capability to remotely search and investigate ship hulls, harbor sea floors, and other underwater infrastructure for limpet mines, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other objects of interest. The Navy accepted delivery of Bluefin Robotics’ ship hull inspection systems […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 5 partnered with members of the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) for the bi-annual Miata Exercise that kicked off at U.S. Naval Base Guam Dec. 3. The joint training builds interoperability between the two EOD groups who have a continued working agreement. The exercise will continue through […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval forces from the U.S. and Japan concluded ten days of mine countermeasure exercises on July 28. 2JA MCMEX is an annual bilateral exercise held between the U.S. and Japan and this year marked the 100th time that the U.S. and the Japanese have conducted bilateral mine countermeasures together, often conducting them twice a year, […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle’s Clearance Divers (CDs) have been keeping their core skills finely tuned by conducting regular training at sea in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO). Having already demonstrated their underwater rigging expertise to remove an obstruction from Newcastle’s propeller shaft, the four CDs have also spent hours practising their counter improvised explosive device (CIED) techniques and explosive […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Technical Support Detachment (TSD) Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) personnel – along with FBI special agent bomb technicians – conducted underwater post-blast investigation training at Naval Base Guam, July 27-31. The week-long training is based on an FBI course which includes surface and underwater events such as assessing the underwater detonation/blast field, locating, mapping […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians with Commander, Task Group (CTG) 56.1 worked alongside French and Danish EOD divers as well as Bahraini forces in Manama, Bahrain this week as part of this year’s International Mine Countermeasures Exercise (IMCMEX). IMCMEX is the largest international naval exercise, with more than a quarter of the world’s navies participating, […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Training & Education

    While many of the Operation RENDER SAFE activities in the Solomon Islands have taken place in and around the capital of Honiara, communities in other parts of the country have not been forgotten. A group of Royal Australian Air Force and Australian Army Explosive Ordnance (EOD) technicians, along with Royal Australian Navy (RAN) sailors and […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy Expeditionary Mine Countermeasures (EXMCM) Company 1 teamed up with British Second Mine Warfare Battle Staff (2MWBS) onboard RFA Cardigan Bay in the Arabian Gulf to complete the mine countermeasures squadron exercise (Squadex), January 23-25. Squadex is a mine countermeasures exercise designed to assess the abilities of the U.S. Navy’s explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) units. […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Training & Education

    US Navy sailors from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 12 joined their German Navy counterparts for two weeks of EOD training missions at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Nov. 27 through Dec. 11. EODMU 12 and their German counterparts conducted training evolutions on expeditionary mine countermeasures, underwater remote operated vehicles, helicopter rope […]

  • 8 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

    Mark W. Fleming to Build on VideoRay’s Dominance in New Underwater Observation Technology for Force Protection. Mark W. Fleming has been appointed to the newly created position as VideoRay LLC’s Business Development Manager for Military and Government sales. He will be responsible for building on VideoRay’s extensive network of underwater solutions for Ship Hull Pier […]

  • 19 June 2012

    USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) welcomed more than 1,000 guests aboard for the Star-Spangled Sailabration, June 15, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 and the nation’s flag. Crew members conducted guided tours around the deckplates and visitors observed the day-to-day activities Sailors and Marines perform aboard the ship, as well as some […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Training & Education

    The Solomon Islands saw some of the fiercest fighting of World War II, so it is hardly surprising that a great deal of unexploded ordnance still litters many of the islands to this day. Between 19 June and 5 July 2013, Australian Clearance Divers from the MCD Group, a part of an International Joint task […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Four Indo-Pacific navies are taking part.