Pentagon Awards Bechtel $1.2B to Destroy Chemical Weapons Arsenal

April 1, 2020 @ 05:29 AM

The Pentagon has awarded Bechtel a deal pegged at $1.2 billion to destroy chemical weapons at a facility in Colorado

Inter Korean Joint Security Area Disarmed

October 25, 2018 @ 01:25 PM

North, South Korea and the UN completed the work of withdrawing military posts, armed troops and firearms from the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the buffer zone separating the two Koreas today. Earlier the area was de-mined under UN observation and declared mine-free

Two Koreas, UN to Discuss Demining, Disarming of Border Area

October 16, 2018 @ 08:08 AM

North, South Korea and the United Nations Command (UNC) will commence discussions Tuesday on disarming the Joint Security Area (JSA) in the fortified border between the two countries. The meeting is to open at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the Demilitarized Zone at 10 a

North, South Korea Begin De-mining Demilitarized Zone

October 1, 2018 @ 08:35 AM

North and South Korea began de-mining activity today in parts of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating them as per a recent agreement to reduce tensions and prevent accidental clashes, Seoul's defense ministry said. The de-mining is part of an agreement to eliminate the danger of war signed during the latest...

Saudi Arabia Launches Land-mine clearing Project in Yemen

June 26, 2018 @ 07:27 AM

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) announced on Monday the Saudi project for land mine clearance to rid the country of some 800,000 mines at a cost of US$40 million. Adviser at the Royal Court and KSRelief Supervisor General Dr

Raytheon, 5 Others Awarded $970 Million Cooperative Threat Reduction Program Contracts

June 6, 2018 @ 09:49 AM

The Pentagon has awarded multiple contracts to six firms – Raytheon, Black and Veatch, URS Federal Services, Parsons Government Services International Inc., CH2M Hill Inc

Mines with NATO Countries' Markings Found in Syria's Douma

May 3, 2018 @ 12:49 PM

Russian experts have found about 1,200 landmines along with 1.5 tonnes of explosives and 4,000 improvised explosive devices in the Syrian city of Douma, which may have been manufactured in some NATO member-countries

Schiebel Delivers Mine Detectors To Ecuador

January 18, 2018 @ 01:06 PM

Schiebel delivers 35 units of the ATMIDTM All Terrain Mine Detector to the Ecuadorian Ministry of National Defense. The order for the ATMIDTM was awarded in late September and delivery to the Ecuadorian Land Forces was made in December 2017

South Korea Developing ‘Hit to Kill’ Defence System To Intercept Enemy Rockets:...

October 16, 2017 @ 10:45 AM

South Koreas state-run Agency for Defense Development (ADD) is developing a “hit to kill” defence system to counter enemys rocket attacks, amid growing concerns on North Koreas imminent nuke tests. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said Monday in its report to the parliamentary audit that ADD has been working to develop core technologies for a rocket interception system that employs a "hit-to-kill" platform

Russian Experts De-mine Over 1500 IEDs Left Behind by ISIS in Syria's...

September 30, 2017 @ 12:56 PM

Russian demining experts dismantled over 1500 IEDs left behind by ISIS terrorists in Deir Ezzor, Russian Defense Ministry said. In statement on Friday, the Ministry said “Experts from the International Mine Action Center are currently operating on roads, roadsides, and in buildings near Deir ez-Zor in order to ensure safe passage of humanitarian convoys sent to the city”

Fire-fighting Armored Vehicle Deployed to Combat Ammo Depot Fire in Ukraine

September 27, 2017 @ 06:21 PM

An ammunition depot in Ukraine's Vinnytsia region detonated late Tuesday causing huge explosions as Uragan, Smerch and Grad multiple rocket launchers were stockpiled there among other munitions. According to the Ukrainian police, the munitions detonated at nearly 10 p

DARPA Issues RFI To Produce Modular, Affordable Anti-Drone Technologies

September 25, 2017 @ 02:59 PM

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) under its Mobile Force Protection (MFP) program to provide inputs on sensing and neutralization technologies to defend U.S