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an explosive device that is improvised

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Minister for Defence Kevin Andrews today announced that Australia has commenced delivering counter improvised explosive device equipment to the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) as part of Australia s contribution to the Afghan National Army (ANA) Trust Fund.
The delegation discussed Counter Improvised Explosive Device (IED) cooperation framework between Pakistan Army's Counter IED Organization (CIEDO) and JIEDDO.
The source added that two other improvised explosive devices were defused near a voting center in Shirqat district.
It also seeks certification from the Defence Secretary that Pakistan is committed to supporting counterterrorism operations against Al-Qaeda, its associated movements, the Haqqani Network, dismantling improvised explosive device (IED) networks, interdicting precursor chemicals used in the manufacture of IEDs, and preventing proliferation of nuclear-related material and expertise.
In a brief statement, the 42-nation force said Two US servicemen were killed in an improvised explosive device attack in southern Afghanistan.
The IED industry forum comes days after DoD gave permanent status to the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Task Force and represents another step in the ongoing counter-IED effort.
While it's unwise to diminish the capacity for death and mayhem represented by improvised explosive devices in the hands of actual terrorists, it appears that the Bush administration's definition of WMDs includes any weapon of any sort employed by any nation or group the federal government considers a threat.
Examples abound in which aircrew traced and foiled improvised explosive device emplacement operations by anticoalition personnel, tracked individual cell movement during Al Fallujah clean-up operations, and produced targeting information that allowed "danger close" missions to be conducted with relative ease.
MRAP requirements include increased survivability and mobility of troops in the face of improvised explosive devices, roadside bombs, land mines, and small arms fire.
BAGHDAD / Nina / The military intelligence at the Ministry of Defense announced on Wednesday the seizure of a large warehouse of improvised explosive devices and barrels filled with textured C4 in al-Qarma west of Baghdad.
The WBIEDROV will help the team to minimise the growing threat of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in the US domestic maritime domain.
He oversaw a number of insurgents who constructed, transported and emplaced improvised explosive devices, according to ISAF.
A security source had said earlier that eleven civilians were killed or wounded when several improvised explosive devices (IEDs) hit policemen's houses in Hit district.
In late 2003, ARL began producing prototype kits for HMMWVs using rolled homogenous armor steel and ballistic glass to provide the HMMWV with maximum balanced protection against small arms projectiles and fragments from improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
From the military to the media to the federal government, our vehicles are recognized as a proven solution to the threat of improvised explosive devices, land mines, and road side bombs.