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21 years of bomb disposal in Northern Ireland.

Great Britain. Army. Information Services.

21 years of bomb disposal in Northern Ireland.

by Great Britain. Army. Information Services.

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Published by Army Information Services in Lisburn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal Army Ordnance Corps.

  • Edition Notes

    Press release pack on 21st Anniversary of Explosive Ordnance Disposal(EOD) Company, Royal Army Ordnance Corps operations in Northern Ireland.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folder ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20400669M

    Officers have escaped injury in a bomb attack in Northern Ireland, which police say was a "deliberate attempt" to lure them there "to murder them". Army bomb disposal officers were called out in Northern Ireland nearly once a day last year, a security powers watchdog has said.

      Army bomb disposal robots are seen next to a suspected vehicle as a controlled explosion takes place at the scene of a security alert in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, January A year-old and a year-old man have been arrested over the February 22 attack. The device exploded as British Army bomb disposal experts worked to defuse it. More in Northern Ireland .

      The bomb squad is swooping on schools across Northern Ireland amid fears a chemical used in science lessons could explode. It is understood one school, in Lurgan, Co Armagh, was visited on Tuesday.   An explosive device has detonated in County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland as police and Army bomb disposal officers were searching the area. No one was injured in the blast at Wattle Bridge close.


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21 years of bomb disposal in Northern Ireland by Great Britain. Army. Information Services. Download PDF EPUB FB2

During the year campaign in Northern Ireland, 23 British ATO bomb disposal specialists were killed in action. The EOD squad who served in Northern Ireland pioneered gears and tactics.

For example the first EOD robot was made from a wheelchair stolen from a hospital and a various pulleys and some bits of wood. A bomb has exploded in County Fermanagh in Northern Ireland after security forces investigated a hoax device. Army bomb-disposal officers and police were searching the area when the explosive Author: Samuel Osborne.

During the year campaign in Northern Ireland, 23 British ATO bomb disposal specialists were killed in action. [11] A specialist Army unit, EOD Unit (later EOD Company, and now part of 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search Regiment RLC), was deployed to tackle increased IRA violence and willingness to use bombs against both.

Belfast city center is cleared on Feb. 3,so that British Army bomb disposal experts could de-fuse a bomb placed on this tanker, at right, containing 4, gallons of petrol. The bomb was safely made harmless and life returned to what is normal for Belfast, Northern Ireland.

(AP Photo) Ref #: PA   Key Events & Deaths on this day in Northern Ireland Troubles. 10th September. British Army bomb disposal officers had to defuse a pipe-bomb that had been left in a public house in Portstewart, County Derry.

Douglas Richmond, (21) nfNI Status: British Army (BA). Bomb disposal officer in Northern Ireland, Close. Posted by u/[deleted] 1 year ago. Archived. Comment deleted by user 1 year ago 1 child. level 2. 8 points 1 year ago. and pretty much re-wrote the book on bomb disposal.

Explosives found in Lurgan, Northern Ireland last year Credit: PSNI. In the last two fully recorded years, the bomb disposal teams had to contend with a huge total of different call outs. Documentary following three retired bomb disposal officers as they recount their experiences in Northern Ireland during the IRA bombing campaign of the early 70's.

It was at this time the bomb. This is a list of notable bombings related to the Northern Ireland "Troubles" and their aftermath. It includes bombings that took place in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Great Britain since There were at le bomb attacks during the conflict (–).

Operation Banner was the operational name for the British Armed Forces' operation in Northern Ireland from toas part of the was the longest continuous deployment in British military history.

The British Army was initially deployed, at the request of the unionist government of Northern Ireland, in response to the August riots. August 3rd: A Scottish-born British Army bomb disposal officer is killed while trying to defuse an IRA bomb in Strabane, County Tyrone.

August 7th: Two British soldiers, aged 21 are killed by IRA land mines while on patrol near Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh.

Bomb disposal officers in Northern Ireland have reportedly been denied a medal for bravery by the Cabinet Office, with the snub branded an "injustice" by one soldier. The Dublin and Monaghan bombings of 17 May were a series of co-ordinated bombings in Dublin and Monaghan, bombs exploded in Dublin during the evening rush hour and a fourth exploded in Monaghan almost ninety minutes later.

They killed 33 civilians and a full-term unborn child, and injured almost The bombings were the deadliest attack of the conflict.

Army bomb-disposal experts in Northern Ireland have carried out a controlled explosion on a hijacked vehicle amid heightened tensions in Londonderry following a weekend explosion outside a courthouse.

An explosive device described as an attempted trap for security forces detonated in a village on the Northern Ireland border on Monday, but failed to injure anyone. Police and bomb disposal. Dissident republicans in Northern Ireland tried to use a truck bomb to blow up a ferry sailing to Army bomb disposal officers made it safe.

a year-old man beaten to death by a gang that. Police said at the time they believed that a hoax device had been used to lure police and army bomb disposal officers into the area before detonating a real bomb.

21 May, Northern. Incidents requiring explosive ordnance disposal experts in Northern Ireland are dealt with solely by military personnel.

The information requested on the number of occasions Explosive Ordnance Disposal personnel have responded to incidents in Northern Ireland is published annually in the Report of the Independent Reviewer of the Justice and. A British soldier stands guard as bystanders wait to get a view of operations by the army bomb disposal squad in Northern Ireland on Nov.

11, after an explosive device had been planted near the city centre. LONDON—Army bomb-disposal experts in Northern Ireland carried out a controlled explosion on a hijacked vehicle Monday amid heightened tensions in Londonderry following a weekend explosion.

Police Service of Northern Ireland officers and army bomb disposal experts at Shandon Park Golf Club in east Belfast on Saturday where a suspect device was .A pipe bomb attack on a house in the Bonds Place area of Londonderry could have killed, residents and a politician have said.

The device, described by an Army bomb disposal. Bomb found in Northern Ireland A bomb containing around lbs of home-made explosives has been discovered beside a road in Northern Ireland. PM BST 08 .