U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Aaron Meroney and Staff Sgt. Paul Butcher, explosive ordnance disposal technicians with Task Force Koa Moana 20, calibrates the IVER3-580 Autonomous Underwater Vehicle while conducting amphibious training at Camp Pendleton, California, May 21, 2020. The Marines conducted this training to maintain unit readiness in the water and on land in preparation for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. [Read More …]
200604-N-UP025-001 San Diego, Calif. (June 4, 2020) An explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician assigned to EOD Mobile Unit Eleven conducts radiological search procedures at a training bunker onboard Naval Base Point Loma as part of training administered through EOD Training and Evaluation Unit One. Navy EOD technicians are uniquely qualified to detect, identify, exploit, and eliminate chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear [Read More …]
Staff Sgt. Bryce Vanzale, 4th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician, digs a hole to bury an unexploded ordnance for training purposes at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina May 13, 2020. Airmen were tasked to detect and investigate multiple ordnances as part of their training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Derry)
355th Wing Story by Senior Airman Blake Gonzales Friday, March 13, 2020 The 355th Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight conducted real-world training from March 9th to March 13th, 2020 at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona. The training involved locating, identifying and disposing of foreign ordnance with the intention of recovering an airfield after an attack or disposing of [Read More …]
A small unmanned ground vehicle crawls down a staircase during an EOD training scenario on Fort Wainwright, Alaska, Feb. 13, 2020, in preparation for Arctic Edge 2020. Complete defense of the homeland depends on our ability to detect and defeat threats operating in both arctic and sub-arctic climates. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Conner Downey)
A Naval Support Activity Crane Explosive Ordnance Disposal technician controls a specialized robot during a drill involving a mock improvised explosive device as part of Citadel Shield-Solid Curtain, Feb. 5, 2020.