Wearing the bomb suit

An interview with explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technician Xavier Dedeckere of the Belgian Navy about what it’s like to wear and work in a 40kg+ bomb suit during exercise Northern Challenge 2018 in Keflavík, Iceland.

Northern Challenge 2018 consisted of 16 NATO nations, with more than 300 personnel operating in and around Keflavík Air Base in Iceland. The training dealing with improvised explosive devices (IEDs) involved both maritime and land-based operations

Visit the Official NATO Homepage: http://bit.ly/NATOhomepage

Receive NATO updates via email: http://bit.ly/NATOemails
Find NATO on FACEBOOK: http://bit.ly/NATOfacebook
Follow @NATO on TWITTER: http://bit.ly/NATOtwitter
Follow NATO on Instagram: http://bit.ly/NATOinstagram
Find NATO on LinkedIn: http://bit.ly/NATOlinkedin
Find NATO on Flickr: http://bit.ly/NATOflickr

Image: By Bundeswehr-Fotos - originally posted to Flickr as Uebung Northern Coast, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/...

Follow EU Today on Social media:

EUToday Correspondents

EUToday Correspondents

Our team of independent correspondents, based across Europe and beyond, are at the centre of geopolitical dynamics. We are united by our commitment to free and unbiased journalism, and our devotion to the concept of true and unfettered democracy. We take our job very seriously!

Related posts