The Evolution of Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) Training

December 2009
Military Technology;2009, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p58
The article offers information on the evolution of the improvised explosive device disposal (IEDD) training. It states that improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in 1960s were dealt by self-trained individuals from military and police organizations, using their experience. It notes that IEDs were made of crude pipe bombs initiated by mechanical timers but today, IEDs are initiated by radio control. It adds that IEDD training is important in defeating the device and the terrorists that uses it.


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