explosive ordnance disposal unit


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explosive ordnance disposal unit

Personnel with special training and equipment who render explosive ordnance safe (such as bombs, mines, projectiles, and booby traps), make intelligence reports on such ordnance, and supervise the safe removal thereof.
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Experts from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit X-rayed the shell and decided it was safe to transport.
From 26 February 1970 through 29 January 1971, he was assigned to the 99th Ordnance Detachment, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, Phuoc Vinh, Republic of South Vietnam.
The students in the Wyvern and Bredon blocks of flats, which are on campus, were evacuated for more than five hours on Friday, while the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was called in.
The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was called to the scene and a safety cordon was put up.
If an IED is confirmed, the unit marks the coordinates and calls for the explosive ordnance disposal unit to neutralize the device.
Boal won two Academy Awards for writing and producing "The Hurt Locker," which was based on his experiences as a journalist embedded with an explosive ordnance disposal unit in Iraq.
A Gwent Police spokeswoman said: "Specialist trained personnel from the Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit have now assessed the device, believed to be a World War II grenade.
In line with nationally agreed protocols Counter Terrorism Officers attended the scene and as a result of their initial assessment a military Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit attended the scene.
Experts from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit were called in by police who took the device away and carried out a controlled explosion on Formby beach shortly after 6pm.
Which Channel Five series follows a US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit during a tour in Afghanistan?
Specialists from the Army's explosive ordnance disposal unit arrived to examine the device at about 5.
The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit (EOD) and emergency services were called, with no injuries reported.

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