improvised explosive device

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Improvised Explosive Device. A homemade bomb deployed during unconventional military actions (usually by insurgents) which is constructed from parts repurposed from conventional military explosives—e.g., an artillery round with an attached detonater

improvised explosive device

Abbreviation: IED
Military jargon for a homemade bomb or land mine used in unconventional warfare.
See also: device
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Technavio's report, Global Defense Counter IED Systems Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Have access to a detailed analysis of defense spending patterns including forecasts of Armored and Counter IED Vehicles spending till 2022 by region.
Understand the key drivers and attractiveness parameters of the global Armored and Counter IED Vehicles market.
The Global Armored and Counter IED Vehicles Market 2013-2023 provides detailed analysis of the current industry size and growth expectations from 2013 to 2023, including highlights of key growth stimulators.
The pressing operational need to Counter IEDs has been a major driver for these developments.
This was expressed at a day-long National Seminar on Counter Improvised Explosive Devices (CIED) was held at Counter IED Explosive and Munitions School (CEMS), Risalpur on Tuesday.
USPRwire, Mon Aug 05 2013] This report is the result of SDI's extensive market and company research covering the global armored and counter IED vehicles industry.
com/research/57n3jj/the_global) has announced the addition of the "The Global Counter IED Market 2012-2022 - Major Programs: Market Profile" report to their offering.
Not only have they built up eight forward operating bases for command and control centers and berthing, they have been an integral part to establishing statements of work and project cost estimates for enduring projects to include headquarters buildings, Counter IED training classrooms, Combined Explosive Exploitation Cells, Counter IED Operations Centers and Berthing for three Air Force Flights and Marine Corps CIED elements throughout the AOR.
It offers a suite of practical counter IED devices that operate in austere environments, said Acting Secretary, Brendan Sargeant.
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.

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