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IED

abbr.
improvised explosive device

IED

abbreviation for
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) improvised explosive device
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.IED - an explosive device that is improvised
explosive device - device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy
gasoline bomb, Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb - a crude incendiary bomb made of a bottle filled with flammable liquid and fitted with a rag wick
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Global Counter IED Market: Information by Capability (Detection and Countermeasure), Deployment (Vehicle-Mounted, Ship-Mounted, Airborne, Handheld, and Others), End User (Military and Homeland Security), and Region-Forecast till 2023
The IED was recovered near an area where the weekly market is conducted.
According to a statement from Police IG Hillary Mutyambai, a police land cruiser with 11 police officers was hit by an IED on Saturday morning.
According to FC officials, the vehicle was returning from the town of Khost after a gun attack on a coal mine when it struck an IED.
Membership of the IED gives you the added credibility of being acknowledged for the role you play in Design and Innovation, and helps to develop your skills and knowledge in these areas.
One IED exploded at the entrance of the mall and left 20 casualties.
An unexpoded IED was found on the second floor of the mall that responding police and Army bomb experts detonated.
A Pakistan Army captain was martyred and a soldier was critically injured during the process of neutralization when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off in Mohmand District of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
'It was placed under the seat of the Lawin jeep and was found by soldiers,' Encinas told the Inquirer about the IED fashioned from 81 and 60 mm mortar rounds with a mobile phone as the triggering mechanism.
In its report, the IED said the ADB has extended a total of 35 PBLs to the Philippines between 1978 and 2017, and 15 PBLs between 2008 and 2017, the highest number of PBLs granted to the Philippines during the 40-year period.
Hayatabad ASP Waqar Kharal said the IED was placed under a merry-go-round.
Much of the platoon's success during the NTC rotation was attributed to practices implemented on its first mission, although, no confirmed IED was found.