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Tripwire personnel have been on the front lines dealing with Explosives and Improvised Explosive Devices both in the U.
The explosive devices were successfully dismantled without causing any damage," said the source, noting that the devices weighed 25 to 40 kilograms and had been prepared to be remotely detonated.
Small explosive devices have become increasingly common in Egypt over the past several months.
Saab has been contracted to develop and deliver a new Water Borne Improvised Explosive Device Remotely Operated Vehicle (WBIEDROV).
The source indicated that those explosive devices were detonated by programmed-timing batteries.
The source added that two other improvised explosive devices were defused near a voting center in Shirqat district.
5 kg TNT explosive device planted 30 meters east of a police station in the Bab Al-Yemen area of Sana'a.
The government's detention memo further states that "Zazi remained committed to detonating an explosive device up until the date of his arrest, as exemplified by among other things, traveling overseas to receive bomb-making instructions, conducting extensive research on the internet regarding components of explosive devices, purchasing -- on multiple occasions -- the components necessary to produce TATP [Triacetone Triperoxide] and other explosive devices, and traveling to New York City on September 10, 2009 in furtherance of the criminal plan.
They further claim the lack of bollards or other structures to prevent vehicles armed with bombs or other explosive devices from driving through the building or backing up onto the loading dock on 33rd street.
The only difference would be if there's an explosive device,'' Jarvis said.
It would be reasonable to assume that even with the increased training to detect explosive devices or explosive device components in carry on baggage, that some of these items could still make it past the TSA screening personnel.
WASHINGTON -- Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England called on what he called some of the best minds in the country to help come up with new solutions to the threat improvised explosive devices pose to U.