explosive-ordnance disposal unit

explosive-ordnance disposal unit

[ik¦splō·siv ′ȯrd·nəns di‚spō·zəl ‚yü·nət]
(ordnance)
Organization or personnel with special training or equipment who render safe explosive ordnance, make intelligence reports on such ordnance, and supervise the safe removal and disposal thereof.
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One of 22 engineers from his unit deployed to Iraq, Gomez works with explosive-ordnance disposal units to clean up unexploded ordnance.