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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The Global Armored and Counter IED Vehicles Market 2013-2023 - Country Analysis: Market Profile http://www.
To order this report: Aerospace_and_Defense Industry : The Global Counter IED Market 2012-2022 - Competitive Landscape and Strategic Insights: Market Profile
government, revenue from the Company's counter IED pre-production contract as well as the inclusion of North Star's revenues for the full year.
Synopsis This report offers detailed analysis of the global Counter IED market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector.
Its production capacity, spread over a sprawling, 230,000 square foot campus, has also increased as the company has become the nation's leading center for blast protection technology and counter IED research.
Summary The global armored and counter IED vehicles market valued US$18.
A bout the E vent: Counter IED and EOD missions were synonymous with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Major General Rafiq Sabir, Director General Engineers, who was chief guest on the occasion stressed upon the need of harmonizing the counter IED efforts to generate effective response at national level.
com/research/6272jr/the_global) has announced the addition of the "The Global Armored and Counter IED Vehicles Market 2012-2022" report to their offering.
The documentary reveals that the Counter IED Task Force is made up of a number of small teams, codenamed Brimstone.
The Counter IED Task Force is made up of a number of small teams, code-named Brimstone, that comprise bomb disposal operators and the searchers who seek out IEDs.
Most missions were conducted in improvised explosive device (IED) areas, or hot spots, where his logistical expertise and ability to attack the IED network while providing training in counter IED operations contributed to CJTF Paladin's success.

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