Release date: 2010-06-30
 

Top Bomb Disposal Specialists Convene for Counter IED Conference
 

(PRZOOM - Press & Newswire) —  London, United Kingdom, 2010-06-30 - Improvised Explosive Device experts examine the latest developments in IED experiences and training

   
 

June has been named as the deadliest month in the Afghanistan war, with at least 100 coalition troops being killed. IEDs alone account for two-thirds of all casualties and SMi’s Counter IED and Force Protection conference is well timed to address this issue.

This event brings together the highest calibre experts in the field to examine and analyse the challenges we face with IEDs. Potential solutions to the threat will be presented and assessed by a range of international defence specialists, who are keen not only to take lessons from operations, but also ensure the most vital issue raised by Bob Sneddon’s recent resignation is addressed: training for IED preparedness.

SMi’s Counter IED and Force Protection Conference is chaired by Maj (Ret’d) Chris Hunter, prominant counter-terrorist bomb disposal specialist, who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and Northern Ireland between 1997 and 2007. He is joined by Robert Berish, Commander, EOD Flight, Eglin Air Force Base, Geof McCarthy, Section Head, Canadian Forces, Jim Blackburn, Assistant Capability Director, European Defence Agency and Lieutenant Colonel (Ret’d) Mike O’Bea, Capability Manager, Virtual Training Combined Arms Centre, TRADOC, US Army in addressing the issues of IEDs.

An Internationally-focused event, Counter IED and Force Protection is already gathering serious interest from many agencies around the world, such as TRADOC, CALL, Netherlands CIED Joint Task Force, US Air Force, Bundeswehr Technology and Procurement Office and Canadian Forces Land Requirements.

   
 

Agency / Source:

 
 
# # #
 
  Related Link:
 Contact name: SMi-Online.co.uk
  Related Link:
 Contact: +44(0)20 7827 6076 / cdikecoglu[.]smi-online.co.uk
PRZOOM disclaims any content contained in these release. Our complete disclaimer appears on our disclaimer page. Issuers of releases are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
© PRZOOM.com - NewswireToday.com - Press Release & Newswire Distribution Network.


Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  BizJobs.com

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  JobsWare.com







 
  ©2017 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today