explosive ordnance


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explosive ordnance

[ik′splō·siv ′ȯrd·nəns]
(ordnance)
Ordnance materiel containing or consisting of explosives, such as bombs, mines, torpedoes, missiles, or projectiles.
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forces are personnel from Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5, Coastal Riverine Squadron 2, assigned to Coastal Riverine Group 1 Detachment Guam, III Marine Expeditionary Force, 36th Civil Engineering Squadron, and Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25.
A Faslane spokesman said: "We can confirm that the Northern Diving Group's explosive ordnance disposal team are in attendance.
Marines and Air Force explosive ordnance disposal personnel during an initial assault to secure a voting location in a simulated overseas nation.
The last 12 years of conflict have firmly established the roles of explosive ordnance disposal teams in supporting joint operations.
His previous duty stations include Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Jacksonville, Fla.; USS Gettysburg (CG 64); Commander, Naval Forces Japan, Yokosuka, Japan; Commander, Fleet Activities Japan, Yokosuka, Japan; Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal Detachment, Eglin AFB, Fla.; and USS Bunker Hill (CG 52).
Police told the National Iraqi News Agency that explosive ordnance disposal team defused on Friday evening three improvised explosive devices near a voting center in Baiji district, North of Tikrit.
Gwent Police said their explosive ordnance bomb disposal unit carried out the controlled explosions yesterday afternoon but there was no need to evacuate buildings and no threat to the public.
A security official said that explosive ordnance disposal specialists managed to defuse an explosive device weighing up to 1.5 kg was hidden next to a tree in front of the police station in Bab al-Yemen area.
In this regard the British government sent to Libya an expert Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection Team to Tripoli last week and said it was delighted to give its assistance.
A 31-year-old man was arrested and an explosive ordnance disposal team was called in.
A detachment from Chester Troop Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Regiment arrived within 40 minutes.
Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technicians from Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa recently teamed with the Namibian Defense Force and Namibian Explosive Control Unit police officers in Arandis, Namibia, for EOD Level 1 and International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) training.

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