Forces in Afghanistan Arrest Bomb Maker
American Forces Press Service
KABUL, Feb. 24, 2010 – A combined Afghan and international security force arrested a suspected bomb maker after discovering an explosives cache in Afghanistan’s Helmand province yesterday as part of Operation Moshtarak.
The cache consisted of more than 100 pounds of explosive, 220 pounds of ammonium nitrate, an [...]
Operation Champion Shield: ANSF, Paratroopers Net Huge Weapons Cache
PAKTYA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan national security forces and Soldiers from 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division discovered a large cache of weapons during a eliberate clearing operation, Sept. 24, in the Paktya province of eastern Afghanistan, as part of Operation [...]
Apache gunships with the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, TF Pegasus, observing insurgents in the act of emplacing an Improvised Explosive Device in southern Afghanistan. But before the Apaches moves in for the strike, the insurgents’ bomb goes off, killing them in the act.
Was it the red wire to the black one….? BOOM!!!!
IED incidents up dramatically in Afghanistan
By Matthew Cox - Staff writer
Posted : Friday Jul 17, 2009 15:22:05 EDT
While numbers of home-made bomb incidents continue to plummet in Iraq, the number of incidents involving the deadly devices in Afghanistan has increased three-fold in the past two years, according to June statistics from the Joint Improvised Explosive [...]
Coalition helicopter crew engaging insurgents who are placing an improvised explosive device in Helmand Province, Afghanistan
Thanks for the heads up by the Strategy Page!
Apache helicopters discover five individuals emplacing an Improvised Explosive Device in the road. Apaches engage individuals and IED with Hellfire missile.
Coalition Troops in Iraq Capture 10 Suspects, Find Cache
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2008 – Coalition forces in Iraq today captured 10 suspected terrorists and found a weapons cache during several anti-insurgent operations conducted across the country, military officials said.
– In Tarmiyah, coalition forces captured an alleged associate of the al Qaeda in Iraq [...]
Pentagon Officials Remain Confident in MRAPs Despite First Casualty
Wednesday, 23 January 2008
By John J. Kruzel
American Forces Press Servic
WASHINGTON — Defense Department officials’ confidence in mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles is unshaken after a deadly roadside bomb in Iraq marked the first time a U.S. servicemember was killed while traveling in one of the armored vehicles.
An Army gunner [...]
While Congress continues to play politics with the supplemental Iraq War funding and as some have stated that they are “putting at risk the lives of our soldiers” General Monty Meigs (Ret.) made clear to Pentagon reporters just how serious the lack of funding will impact the anti IED program.
“We’re out of (funding) new stuff [...]