Cyprus Mail
Cyprus

National Guard at international counter terrorism exercise in Sweden

Members of the National Guard are taking part in an international counter terrorism exercise, in Sweden, that aims to combat attacks using improvised explosive devices (IED).
According to an announcement by the ministry of defence on Friday, the drill, dubbed “Bison 2016”, is held in the framework of European Defence Agency activities.
The exercise commenced lasts until August 27, with the participation of 23 countries.
Members of the National Guard dealing with a wide range of operational activities that combat improvised explosive devices are taking part at the drill. These include bomb squads, intelligence, Navy SEALs, explosive detection canines and experts in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defence.

Related posts

Teaching unions threaten work stoppages next week

Evie Andreou

UN will continue to be guided by relevant Security Council resolutions on Varosha

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Municipalities squabbling over waste management fees

Elias Hazou

Free scuba diving for the disabled

Staff Reporter

MPs press state services over child protection after teen suicide

Evie Andreou

Illegally parked cars should be towed away, say wheelchair users after fatal accident

Gina Agapiou

1 comment

Comments are closed.