Chris Dowlen BTech CTPD CEng MIMechE REngDes FIED FRSA has been a member of the IED
since 1986 and a member of Council since May 2003, when he was elected as Chairman of the Education and Training Committee.
The coroner said he intended to produce a Prevention of Future Deaths report on the identification and clearance of IED
In his presentation, Director, Battlefield Manoeuvre and Master General of Ordnance, Major General Nick Pope of the British Army looked at international efforts on counter IEDs
and sharing of best practices, especially focusing on lead nations' C-IED
models (USA, UK and Australia).
He said that the symposium also provided a forum to select members of international community to learn about Pakistan's counter IED
efforts in terms of successes and predicaments.
This report discusses the various programmes conducted by key players in the market, by dividing them into the main types of Counter IED
However, as the number of IED
deaths is falling, insider killings are on the rise.
A third IED
blast in Salah al-Din today targeted the vehicle of a sahwa fighter in Samra village, 20 km east of Tikrit, causing him medium wounds and his vehicle ablaze, the source added.
A month later he went to the aid of two colleagues from a nearby patrol when they were wounded by an IED
After a holistic analysis of the C-IED
threat, the Army has identified three primary lines of operation (LOOs)--Defeat the Device, Attack the IED
Network, and Adapt the Force--that are pivotal to defeating enemy IEDs
With the escalation of the IED
threat in Iraq, DOD identified several counter-IED
capability gaps that included shortcomings in the areas of counter-IED
technologies, qualified personnel with expertise in counter-IED
tactics, training, dedicated funding, and expedited acquisition processes.
In another Uruzgan incident a civilian vehicle was damaged in an IED
explosion, but thankfully the occupants were not injured, the statement continued.
The company "supports the JIEDDO effort and works within the JIEDDO process to develop and field IED
solutions to our war fighters," says Jim Madora, director of the Raytheon IED
Defeat Task Force.