118 – Improvised Explosive Devices/Suicide

Module Details

Objective:  The student will know, understand and have a working knowledge of terrorist tactics for use of IEDs against the VIP Principal and security detail as well as detection and mitigation of same.  Instructional topics will include, IED types and methodology, car bombs, search for and detection of IEDs, letter and parcel bomb recognition, basic principles of booby traps, protection from ballistic threats, operational wear and degradation.  Student will also know and understand how to deal with the threat posed by suicide bombers.  Instructional topics will include:  the unique characteristics of the suicide threat, structure of devices, types of explosives, detection of suicide bombers, physiological signs, behavioral signs, appearance signs, reactions if detection occurs and phases of disarmament.

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