ied ied

Definition(s):

  • (n) an explosive device that is improvised

Usage(s):

  • There have been no reports of any Abrams tanks being taken out by an IED since the start of the security crackdown.

News

  1. Sgt. Carter Hess Hosts "Haul of Heroes"

    On June 29th, 2012 Sgt. Carter Hess was injured while serving on his second deployment to Afghanistan. Hess lost his left leg below the knee when an IED exploded in an area south of Khandahar. Now he's helping other combat wounded soldiers with a benefit 5k on the 1 year anniversary of his Alive Day.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WJHG Panama City

  2. Marine and K-9 that saved him reunited

    A Marine from upstate New York and a brave Lab named Earl are back together about 3 years after an IED in Afghanistan exploded and tore them apart.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: WPRI Providence

  3. War Veteran Who Lost Leg In Afghanistan Finds New Career As Underwear Model

    Twenty-four-year-old Alex Minsky, of Venice Beach, was riding in a Humvee when it was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) in 2009.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CBS 2 Los Angeles

Quotes

  1. ...a vocal opponent of the war in Iraq, said at a news conference Wednesday that sources within the military have told him that an internal investigation will show that "there was no firefight, there was no IED (improvised explosive device)...
    on May 18, 2006 By: John Murtha Source: American Federalist Journal

  2. "Stop the flow of foreign fighters across the borders," Rice said today on ABC's "This Week" program. "Stop using advanced IED technology to kill American soldiers. Stop stirring up trouble among militias that then go and kill innocent...
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Bloomberg

  3. "Since the surge of operation began in June, the number of IED attacks per week has declined by half," Mr. Bush told the graduates.
    on Nov 2, 2007 By: President Bush Source: CBS News

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