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Knows 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Modern Route Clearance: How Important is Human Input?

August 03, 2017

As the theory and usage of route clearance units has matured over recent years, the natural evolution has been to provide such units with assets that move personnel further and further from the...

Effectively Documenting Needs for Route Clearance Solutions

July 24, 2017

Clear communication is essential to ensure accurate resourcing of appropriate technology to meet user need. Poorly articulated requirements often result in the provisioning inappropriate solutions...

Approaching Route Clearance from the Enemy’s Perspective

July 20, 2017

When developing a response to an IED threat it is common to think about each find or strike event in isolation, seeing emplacements as opportunistic or random. Though this might be the case with...

Informing Requirements: Industry / User Engagement to Shape Solutions

June 29, 2017

For route clearance technology to advance at a pace capable of responding to evolving IED threats, industry must engage regularly with the user community to truly understand capability gaps....

What You Need To Know to Keep Route Clearance Patrols Effective

May 23, 2017

When comparing operational sustainment requirements with most other standard missions, route clearance missions stand out due to their units’ unique relationship with the threat, general cadence,...

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