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Route Clearance Units Face More than Just IEDs

May 09, 2018

Conventional route clearance units target on-route, subsurface threats using highly survivable platforms and sophisticated sensor arrays. In order to assess countless distractions that litter a...

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Taking Clearance Off-Route

March 14, 2018
Route clearance methodology is often shaped as much by available resources as it is by the threat or environment. For well-resourced forces, this generally means matching the increasing impact of...

Modern Weapon Systems: Design with Training in Mind

February 13, 2018

Professional militaries around the world know that there’s no substitute for good training. This is especially true when executing high-risk tasks such as the precision employment of explosives. ...

Bandolier Explosives Training Insights

Pure Fleet Route Clearance & Strategic Impact on Sustained Combat Operations

February 05, 2018

It is always important for security forces to assess the indirect constraints on their ability to efficiently conduct route clearance in sustained combat operations. These limitations to...

Route Clearance Husky Training Insights

European Threat Preparedness

January 03, 2018

Critical Solutions International was pleased to speak at the 2nd Eastern Europe Defence Week in Warsaw, Poland; sharing unique subject matter expertise on the application of non-standard threats...

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Know What’s Below: The Husky’s Ground Penetrating Radar

October 19, 2017

Deliberate use of counter-IED equipment can simultaneously save lives while mitigating threats. Applying the right equipment in the right environment increases the ability of clearance units to...

Route Clearance Husky Ground Penetrating Radar C-IED Insights

Maximize Explosive Efficiency and Reduce Explosive Waste

October 09, 2017

Reducing Explosive Waste 

Effective use of explosives revolves around achieving the same objective for every charge placed: maximizing explosive efficiency by applying the least amount of...

Route Clearance Explosive Waste

Preventing Clearance Obstacles to Maximize Effectiveness

August 24, 2017

Though characterized as assured mobility assets, tasked with enabling freedom of maneuver, route clearance elements often accomplish the exact opposite. While clearance and related C-IED missions...

Route Clearance Insights

The Burden of Technology for Route Clearance

August 17, 2017

The versatility of the IED has, in general, resulted in a tendency to equip clearance personnel with as much equipment and technology as is available. In concept, enabling them to respond to any...

Route Clearance Insights

Single Purpose vs Multi Purpose - Replacing Conventional Explosives

August 16, 2017

For decades, military explosives have generally fallen into two broad categories — bulk explosive components and role-specific systems. Both categories offer unique value and can be employed for a...

Route Clearance Bandolier Explosives Insights

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