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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The object was examined and eventually declared safe by experts from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit. Officers seized the device, which ignited but did not fully explode, for further examination.
"The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit have been contacted to assess the objects and ensure they are made safe.
Explosive The Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit was called in, but the package was later found to be harmless.
Described as "groundbreaking" by those in the know, it follows the work of an elite Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit as they carry out one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - searching for and disarming improvised explosive devices.
However following an investigation by the Army's elite bomb squad from Catterick, the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, they found the package was not harmful.
Andrew Piirainen, 26, and members of his Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit were injured when a roadside bomb detonated while they were disarming another device in an undisclosed location in Afghanistan.
On the other hand, explosive ordnance disposal unit in deactivated two improvised explosive devices uncovered in each of Buhruz and Abi Saida, northeast Baquba.
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.

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