The Most Badass Truck in the US Army Is Straight Out of Thunderdome Keeping Afghanistan's roads free of improvised explosive devices is no easy feat when important routes are re-mined within hours of EOD teams clearing them. That's why US Army has deployed the Buffalo: a six-wheeled, 38-ton, armor-plated supertruck designed to demolish roadside bombs with abandon. The Buffalo, built by Force Protection, is classified as a mine-protected clearance vehicle (MPCV ...
June 21, 2013 - Jalopnik
Fort Eustis Soldiers train to fight Soldiers from the 271st Movement Control Team, 53rd Movement Control Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis, Va., concluded a three-day counter-improvised explosive device training class at N
June 21, 2013 - Peninsula Warrior
Ban Ki-moon in The Associated Press The majority of incidents continue to involve armed clashes and improvised explosive devices, each accounting for one third of the reported incidents,Ban said, referring to the military term for roadside bombs.
President Bush in CBS News I can say with certainty that the Quds Force, a part of the Iranian government, has provided these sophisticated IEDs (improvised explosive devices) that have harmed our troops,Mr. Bush said at his White House news conference of the year.
Peter MacKay in Island Crisis (blog) We grieve the loss of Master Corporal Kristal Giesebrecht and Private Andrew Miller who died yesterday in Afghanistan. These soldiers were killed by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Southern Kandahar,said Minister of National...