Home Tags Improvised explosive device

Tag: improvised explosive device

Improvised Explosive Devices are becoming a growing threat in Africa

Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) are increasingly widespread in Africa, with al Shabaab and Boko Haram largely responsible for most new IEDs being planted. IEDs refer...

US Army technicians examine IEDs

Most soldiers do not think much about what happens to improvised explosive devices (IEDs) once they are found and disarmed by friendly...

Add-on protection for vehicles developed by the CSIR

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) via its Landward Sciences Surrogate and Protection Package Development Team has developed an add-on...

Feature: IEDS – An indiscriminate killer

On Sunday, December 28, 2014, a sugar cane seller in Potiskum, Nigeria, died when she stepped on a bomb in a school...

Nigeria police claim drop in IED attacks in 2013

Nigerian security forces say the number of civilian casualties caused by improvised explosive devices (IEDs) declined in 2013 due to the use...

Counter-IED market in decline – report

The global counter-IED market this year is worth US$6.4 billion, but the market will decline from unusually high levels of spending, a...

IED attacks in Afghanistan reach all-time high

Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attacks have reached an all-time high in Afghanistan and Pakistan as militants gain more experience using the weapons,...


Misleading SANDF post removed after defenceWeb intervention

One imagines at least a handful of the more than seven thousand followers of the SA National Defence Force (SANDF) LinkedIn social media account...