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A research guide on the history and use of improvised explosive devices (IED) and IED-detecting dogs in warfare, to include current research, statistics and more.
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Top Corps Shot comes from Cpl. Reece Lodder, USMC.
Lodder shot this photo following a squad patrol to clear houses of insurgent
activity as part of Operation Tageer Shamal in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

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Terrorist Explosive Sourcebook: Countering Terrorist use of Improvised Explosive Devices - Stephen Turner
Call Number: HV6431 .T85 1994
ISBN: 0873647726
Publication Date: 1994
Howard Linett has been a member of the Israeli Police Civil Guard since 1976 and a member of its Jerusalem sniper unit since 1995. A Civil Guard sniper instructor, Linett is a frequent lecturer to Israeli Border Police sniper courses and has instructed Israel Defense Force sniper units.

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Countering the Threat of Improvised Explosive Devices: Basic Research Opportunities - National Academies Press
Call Number: HV6640 .C68 2007
ISBN: 9780309109154
Publication Date: 2007
The Office of Naval Research has asked The National Research Council to examine the current state of knowledge and practice in the prevention, detection, and mitigation of the effects of IEDs and make recommendations for avenues of research toward the goal of making these devices an ineffective tool of asymmetric warfare.

Improvised Explosive Devices in Iraq, 2003-09: A Case of Operational Surprise & Institutional Response - Andrew Smith  Icon
Call Number: HV6640 .S65 2011
Publication Date: 2011
PDF available via Strategic Studies Institute (SSI).

Jamming the IED Assembly Line: Impeding the Flow of Ammonium Nitrate in South and Central Asia
Call Number: HV6640 .U558 2011
Publication Date: 2011
Hearing before the Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, November 18, 2010.


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