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  Royal Engineers - Specialist - Bomb Disposal
Many shells, bombs and munitions fail to explode, leaving them around the battlefield after the fighting is over.
Bomb Disposal Engineers are expert in the vital task of safely disposing of unexploded ordnance.
In summary Bomb Disposal is an extremely busy and exciting role that will give the opportunity to serve around the world in most operational theatres.
www.army.mod.uk /royalengineers/careers/specialist/bombdisposal.htm   (407 words)

  Bomb disposal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bomb disposal is the process by which hazardous devices are rendered safe.
They dispose of old or unstable explosives, such as ones used in quarrying or mining, as well as old or unstable fireworks and ammunition.
The Bomb: Copied from the design of the World War II Bomb Disposal badge, represents the historic and major objective of the EOD mission, the unexploded bomb.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bomb_disposal   (3277 words)

 *Bomb Disposal*
The bomb squad of today was formed in the early 60's with the rise in terrorism in the North and in the South.
There was an army bomb disposal squad before then but it was much smaller and would have only have had to deal with issues relating to WW2.
This vehicle plays a vital role in bomb disposal in so far as human life need not be risked.The HOBO costs the Department of Defence €150,000 and the E.O.D. has three of these.
www.stmarys.ie /cathalbrugha/brughaspeople/bombdisposal.htm   (629 words)

 Metal Gear Solid 2: Substance Bomb Disposal FAQ - IGN FAQs
Bomb 2: In the small room with the table, the bomb will be attached to the right-hand side of the soda machine.
The bomb is attached to the bottom of the stairs platform in the north end of the strut.
The bomb is in the northeast corner of this room, attached to the side of the power generator.
faqs.ign.com /articles/436/436346p1.html   (5709 words)

 Bomb disposal at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Bomb disposal is a term for making explosive devices safe by disarming or detonating them.
The most common methods used in bomb disposal include having a remote controlled robot pick up a suspected bomb so it can be removed to an isolated/shielded location where it can be detonated with a minimum of damage.
When moving or detonating the explosive is not an option, a bomb disposal expert will attempt to disarm the device by manually manipulating its internal mechanisms in order to disable its detonation function.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Bomb_squad.html   (260 words)

 Bomb Disposal
The Martin County Sheriff 's Office Bomb Disposal Unit was formed in the early 1980's to respond to suspected and real explosive device calls, and has since expanded to handle all calls for service that include improvised explosive devices, commercial explosives, military ordnance, suspicious packages/letters, and hoax devices.
The members of the Bomb Disposal Unit are trained in the use of the newest technology to render safe explosive devices that may be a threat to the citizens of Martin County.
The members of the Bomb Disposal Unit also conduct follow-up investigations of all incidents that involve the use of a hoax or live explosive devices, as well as investigations of fireworks accidents.
www.sheriff.martin.fl.us /BombDisposal.html   (255 words)

After the bombing of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutians, Hogan and his team were moved to the desolate islands that trail down from western Alaska.
Originally the bomb disposal team was slated to head for the South Pacific, but as the United States gathered its forces for the invasion of France, Hogan's team was given orders to cross the United States and depart for England.
The bomb disposal expert would then have to ever so carefully remove the mine from the ground, and, if there was enough room, detonate it with a charge or blasting cap.
www.mnlegion.org /paper/html/hogan.html   (3135 words)

The Bomb Squad is charged with identifying and rendering safe explosive devices and other explosive materials along with providing post-blast forensic services for all communities within the County.
The Squad is accredited as a public safety bomb disposal unit through the FBI Bomb Data Center with each member classified as a Certified Bomb Disposal Technician.
The bomb technicians assigned to the Squad are augmented with state of the art bomb disposal equipment.
www.ocsd.org /Operations/NorthOpsBombSquad.asp   (524 words)

 KARACHI: Judge calls for bomb disposal training -DAWN - Local; 12 May, 2004
He also observed that the bomb disposal expert had given his deposition like an "ordinary person so much so that his evidence does not give smell to be that of an expert".
He said: "The officials affiliated with the bomb disposal unit and the investigation agency should be well versed with the substances as well as the case law.
The bomb disposal squad of police is already stated to be under staffed, ill-equipped and often seems to lack expertise even to assess the amount and types of explosives used in an act of terrorism.
www.dawn.com /2004/05/12/local8.htm   (264 words)

 Bomb Disposal Officer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Wong and Lau are two happy-go-lucky bomb squad members whose lives get turned upside down after one of them (after a drunken late-night threesome) gets a woman pregnant.
Bomb Disposal Officer is a good comedy, mostly due to the strong performances of the two leads.
That being said, Bomb Disposal Officer (like many HK movies) does switch gears a few times during its running time; those expecting a light-hearted comedy may be off-put by some of the more violent bits (which make up only a short part of the film).
www.hkfilm.net /babybomb.htm   (200 words)

 Bomb disposal Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The bomb squad is a police unit specializing in the disarming of explosive devices planted by criminals or terrorists.
The most common methods include having a remote controlled robot pick up a suspected bomb so it can be removed to an isolated/shielded location where it can be detonated with a minimum of damage.
As a last resort, it has been theorized that one way to disable a bomb that cannot be moved or tampered with is to damage its mechanism to keep it from detonating such as shooting out its mechanisms.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/b/bo/bomb_disposal.html   (247 words)

 HighCom Security Inc.- EOD/IEED Products - EOD Bomb Suit
Currently in service throughout the world with Bomb Disposal Teams, the EOD Bomb Disposal Suit is a state-of-the-art garment specifically designed to give the highest level of protection with the maximum comfort and flexibility to the user.
The ballistic levels and materials used in the various components of the EOD Bomb Disposal Suit are tested and evaluated to the full quality assurance standard laid down by the appropriate Government organizations.
The system provides communication between the bomb disposal operator and his back-up and consists of a plug which connects to the helmet's inbuilt earpiece and microphone, 100m of twisted cable mounted on a spool, a headset, speaker/amplifier and carry bag.
www.highcomsecurity.com /eod/bombsuit.shtml   (1012 words)

 USATODAY.com - Bomb found on high-speed rail line in Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
He said initial analysis suggested the bomb might contain a Spanish brand of explosive called Goma 2 Eco — the explosive used in the March 11 backpack bombs.
The bombs were detonated with cell phones attached to the explosives.
The warrant said Fakhet had helped arrange the rental of the house outside Madrid where investigators say the bombs were assembled, and that four others among the six on the warrant list had been at the house.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/2004-04-02-spain-bomb_x.htm   (918 words)

 FBI Explosives Unit - Bomb Data Center
The damage wrought by bombs in this country is a pernicious horror, striking random, innocent victims, as seen in the devastating bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City.
Bombers are often indiscriminate and frequently evade law enforcement by the remote nature of their crimes, frustrating the investigators, the forensic scientists, the entire law enforcement community, and the public.
During a bombing examination, the EU-BDC serves as the primary laboratory unit for conducting the examination.
www.emergency.com /fbibmbd.htm   (1358 words)

 The Air Force EOD Program--Its Proud Beginning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Bomb disposal officers, in the early stages, often rendered safe bomb fuzes without full knowledge of its operational characteristics or potential hazards.
While 8th Air Force bomb disposal personnel supported the titanic allied air battle pounding Germany, graduates of Aberdeen's Ordnance Bomb Disposal School were assigned to Ordnance Bomb Disposal Squads that ultimately wound up in Italy and North Africa supporting combat flying missions of the 12th and 15th Air Forces.
This is a great tribute to the ancestral U.S. Army and USAAF bomb disposal personnel whose courage and dedication were instrumental to the proud beginnings of the U.S. Air Force EOD Program in 1947, of which you serve as such an important part.
www.afcesa.af.mil /ceb/cebh/AFEODHIS.html   (1395 words)

 YOJOE.COM | Bomb Disposal Unit
The Bomb Disposal Unit was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1985.
The flash shield, bomb, and mines are easily lost and often missing.
No known variations of the Bomb Disposal are known to exist.
www.yojoe.com /vehicles/85/bombdisposal   (73 words)

 BBC News | UK | 'Bulldog spirit' holds up bomb disposal
Efforts to dispose of a 500kg unexploded bomb are being hindered by residents refusing to evacuate their homes.
The bomb disposal team is confident that a 500-metre evacuation zone is adequate.
A total of 7,500 bombs are believed to have fallen in the area during the war.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/uk/718684.stm   (335 words)

 UGA Police Department Bomb Disposal Team serves University and Northeast Georgia
With this high-tech equipment and specialized training, the UGA Bomb Disposal Team has been designated one of the state’s advanced bomb response units with the resources to respond to hazardous materials and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) situations, as well as conventional bomb threat incidents.
The bomb response vehicle is a sparkling white emergency vehicle with flashing blue lights and grey lettering.
It is outfitted with equipment identical to the GBI bomb response trucks, including a robot, a command/control center, bomb suits that weigh 90 pounds each, hazardous materials suits, a decontamination shower, emergency equipment and supplies, and computers with access to major law enforcement units.
www.uga.edu /news-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi?archive=7&num=1843&printer=1   (612 words)

 BBC NEWS | UK | Bomb disposal robot unveiled
Iraq's small, poorly-equipped bomb disposal squad does not have such luxuries and does all of its work the dangerous way - by hand.
"It allows the separation of the bomb disposal operator from the target device for longer, and thus provides a much greater margin of operator safety", he said.
When time is of the essence and a bomb may be about to explode, it is another key improvement.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/3497683.stm   (447 words)

 IOL: Bomb disposal expert killed in explosion
The officer was diffusing the bomb which had been sent in the guise of a present to a telecommunications manager for Addis Ababa's Nefas Silk suburb, said police commander Mekonnen Ashagerie.
The expert was "trying to diffuse a bomb that was sent as a gift and wrapped in a gift paper inside a Nokia mobile phone box," he added.
Mesfine Lemma, who was the target of the bomb, called police after he became suspicious when unwrapping the parcel, which had been delivered by two young men.
www.int.iol.co.za /index.php?set_id=1&click_id=68&art_id=qw1128053887311B231   (323 words)

 6 Bomb Disposal Squad RAAF in Australia during WW2
The first RAAF Bomb Disposal course was held in April 1942 with 3 officers and approximately 24 airmen on the course.
Ric Havyatt or Rex Havyatt as he was also known, was the Officer Commanding 6 Bomb Disposal Squad which was located at 54 OBU at the RAAF Station in Darwin in the Northern Territory.
The hexanitrodiphenylamine used in the HE bombs was yellow and would often stain the skin of the bomb disposal officers.
home.st.net.au /~pdunn/raaf/6bdu.htm   (445 words)

 USATODAY.com - Robots nail down the nuts and bolts of bomb disposal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Iraq war, in which roadside bombs and car bombs have killed hundreds of U.S. troops and thousands of Iraqis, has made robots a regular part of the U.S. military formation.
But the Andros is strong enough to break the window of a suspected car bomb or to drag an injured soldier to safety.
The military plans to expand the use of robots beyond disarming bombs, increasing the number of robots on duty in Iraq to 1,000.
www.usatoday.com /tech/news/techinnovations/2005-10-24-robot-war_x.htm   (975 words)

 Газета.Ru - Bomb disposal expert killed in Moscow blast
But as they approached the girl began to shout that she has a bomb in her bag, which she was about to detonate.
At first the security officers tried to dispose of the deadly device from a distance, using a water cannon, but it would not detonate.
The top city prosecutor Mikhail Avdyukov said ''The investigation views the event as a continuation of a series of terrorist attacks perpetrated lately in Moscow.'' There are also unconfirmed reports that a Chechen man in his mid 20s was detained in Moscow earlier today in connection with the latest blast.
www.gazeta.ru /2003/07/10/Bombdisposal.shtml   (566 words)

 Cnes CSG - The Bomb-disposal squad
The bomb disposal experts are an integral part of the security apparatus at the Space Centre.
The bomb disposal experts contribute to the security of the Space Centre.
The bomb disposal squad inspects the base regularly for traces of explosives.
www.cnes.fr /web/4860-the-bomb-disposal-squad.php   (326 words)

 Laser Tag: Missions: Bomb Disposal
The L337 Krew have promised a baptism of fire for anyone who doesn't meet their standards, and it is believed that they are in league with PHOENIX, the American terrorist group who promise the destruction of the world and their organization and supporters being the only ones emerging from the ashes.
The chaos caused by this bomb threat was immense, with the negotiations that were making decent progress deteriorating very quickly.
We have a map of the area for your commanding officers disposal, and at this point in time we believe that there are no L337 Krew agents in the area.
www.laserskirmish.com /missions/bombdisposal.htm   (2917 words)

 Middle East Newsline -
BAGHDAD [MENL] -- Iraq has been training its first army bomb disposal unit as part of the war against Sunni insurgents.
Officials said training of the Iraq Army's first bomb disposal company has taken place in southern Iraq.
This has included team building, mission planning and battle management of a bomb disposal operation.
www.menewsline.com /stories/2005/may/05_13_3.html   (171 words)

 E.O.D. Bomb Disposal
The EOD BOMB DISPOSAL SUIT also employs the most advanced technology in design and state-of-the-art fragmentation-defeating materials available in the world today.
Through extensive research and development spanning more than a decade in actual field tests, and the leading Bomb Disposal Suit ensemble capable of defeating record setting specifications against the number one threat faced by modern day EOD technicians...
The use of state of the art materials underlines goal to increase the bomb technician's survival rate by improving the fragment protection characteristics of the suit without increasing overall weight.
www.firstdefense.com /html/bomb_disposal_Equipment_Military_Police_LawEnforcement_EOD.htm   (1131 words)

 KEJO™ EOD Bomb Disposal Suit - Body Armor-Bullet Proof Vests
KEJO™    EOD BOMB DISPOSAL SUIT Currently in service in    many countries throughout the world with Bomb Disposal Teams, the KEJO EOD Bomb Disposal Suit is a state-of-the-art garment specifically designed to give the highest level of protection with the maximum comfort and flexibility to the user.
The ballistic levels and materials used in the various components of the KEJO EOD Bomb Disposal Suit are tested and evaluated to the full quality assurance standard laid down by the appropriate Government organizations.
The system provides communication between the bomb disposal operator and his back up at the base station.
bodyarmour.safeshopper.com /81/250.htm?200   (1200 words)

 Trafford Publishing: Don't Call Me A Hero   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Danger and intrigue of the US Army Bomb Disposal teams in the European Theatre of Operations, as young Eric Pedersen from Little Falls, Minnesota, enlists in the Army at the outbreak of World War 2, and volunteers for the newly established Bomb Disposal program.
Assigned to one of the newly organized Bomb Disposal Companies, his unit is sent to North Africa, where he learns his dangerous trade under less than ideal conditions in the heat of the desert campaign.
While writing the novel, and in order to commemorate the brave Explosive Disposal heroes who gave their lives while performing their duties, I took the humble liberty of using the names of actual EOD soldiers who have been killed while on active duty.
www.trafford.com /4dcgi/robots/02-0637.html   (1676 words)

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