Topic: Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization
The Pakistani government is working with the US to make sure a key ingredient for bombs stays away from insurgents in Afghanistan, but that effort may be having an unintended casualty.
As US troop levels have surged in the Afghanistan war, so has the number of IEDs – and their effectiveness. Their simplicity is making them hard to detect.
12/07/2010 05:35 pm
It will increase its number of bomb disposal teams by half. It is also upping its order of bomb-resistant troop carriers, called M-ATVs.
08/27/2009 01:00 am
As fighting intensifies in Afghanistan, July fatalities so far are higher than for all of June.
07/14/2009 01:00 am
With new technology and close monitoring of culverts and ditches, they have reduced the rudimentary bombs' effectiveness by 20 percent since last year.
05/21/2009 01:00 am