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defuse

[di′fyüz]
(ordnance)
To remove the fuse from a munition.
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The supplier shall provide evidence that he has experience in the production and distribution of defusing robots and can show reference customers in the evacuation / defusing explosives and ordnance detection.
Staff Sergeant Kim Hughes of the Royal Logistics Corps, received the George Cross at the Investiture ceremony in Buckingham Palace, for putting his life on the line defusing improvised explosive devices (IED) to clear a path to a group of injured soldiers.
Now his achievement - defusing more bombs during one tour of duty than anyone else - has been officially recognised and he will receive the Queen's Gallantry Medal this year.
Al-Shammari said that the process of defusing the car bomb was carried out without causing damage.
The idea of this reboot came in my mind after watching Hollywood movie "The Hurt Locker" in which the hero of movie was showed in defusing bombs in Iraq".
In another part of the capital, three policemen were injured while defusing three rockets placed on landmines near a military base.
As regards the system's ability to defuse different types of mines, including acoustic, limpet (also magnetic) and pressure-activated mines, Jarreh stated, "We are using specific minesweepers for defusing each type of mines, but this (newly unveiled) system can clear one or two types of naval mines simultaneously.
Local police officer, Khurshid Khan, told media that BDS personnel was defusing two explosive devices.
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PESHAWAR -- The Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU) of Khyber Pakhtunkwa is engage in defusing a suicide jacket which the suicide bomber failed to blow and scores of hand grenade seized from the Imambargah Imamia.
BAGHDAD / NINA / Baghdad Operations Command announced on Monday 3 March the killing of a terrorist, destroying a cache of ammunition and defusing three explosive devices were ready to go off during a security operation north of Baghdad.
PESHAWAR -- Bomb Disposal Squad foiled a terror bid after defusing a suicide jacket in Achini Bala area of Sarband on Friday.