What is counter IED training?

The Counter-Improvised Explosive Device Capability course is designed to provide military and civilian MOD staff and approved industry personnel with contextual knowledge on the development and use of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and the tactics, techniques and procedures used to counter the threat they present.

What are the 5 C’s of IED army?

The element performs the 5-Cs (check, confirm, clear, cordon and control).

What is Cied army?

Counter-Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED)

What is an Rcied?

Radio. The trigger for a radio-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) is controlled by radio link. The device is constructed so that the receiver is connected to an electrical firing circuit and the transmitter operated by the perpetrator at a distance.

What are buried bombs called?

UXO or UXBs (as they are called in some countries – unexploded bombs) are broadly classified into buried and unburied.

What are the five tenets of improvised explosive device defeat?

The JIEDDTF developed a holistic approach for IED Defeat, organizing sub-IPTs around the five tenets of assured mobility espoused by the Army Engineer School: predict, prevent, detect, neutralize, and mitigate.

What are the 4 types of IED?

By warhead

  • Explosive.
  • Explosively formed penetrator/projectiles (EFPs)
  • Directionally focused charges.
  • Chemical.
  • Biological.
  • Incendiary.
  • Radiological.
  • Nuclear.

What are the different types of Counter-IED training courses?

Courses cover topics that span the bombing prevention spectrum and are organized in three levels of instruction: Awareness, Performance, and Management. See a list of the counter-IED training courses offered by OBP.

What is included in the IED course?

The course also includes lessons against vehicle-borne IED’s, or VBIED, as well as command wire IED’s. Command wire IED’s require a person to push the detonation button from a relatively close distance.

How do command command wire IEDs work?

Command wire IED’s require a person to push the detonation button from a relatively close distance. In those instances THOR disrupts cell-phone and radio signals, meaning enemies can’t communicate troop movements and locations to other members of their group.