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Explosive Ordnance Disposal Soldiers Field Test Next-Generation Advanced Bomb Suit

FORT CAMPBELL, Kentucky – U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) soldiers field tested the Next-Generation Advanced Bomb Suit on Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Army EOD soldiers from the 184th Ordnance Battalion put the new bomb suits…

DHS S&T Awards $2.6M to Detect Vehicle-Borne Explosives

WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) awarded $2,622,082.00 million to Block MEMS, LLC, to develop technology that can detect vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) before they enter stadiums, office building…

Soldiers, Airmen, Marines Test New Chemical Agent Detection Systems at Fort Hood

FORT HOOD, Texas — Soldiers from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Joint Base Lewis-McCord, Washington, Marines from Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and Airmen from Joint Base-Charleston, South Carolina, teamed here to test new chemical agent detection…

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