Suicide Vest Borne IED

BKE VESTSuicide Vest Borne IED

Based on common cooperation between the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany (Bundeskriminalamt, BKA) and the C-IED CoE the research project on “Suicide Vests” has finalized its experimental trials.The German Bundeskriminalamt (BKA) as leader of this project was and is supported by the German Army Technical Center for Weapons and Ammunition (Wehrtechnische Dienststelle für Waffen und Munition, WTD-91) for the overall project which was divided in two main phases, the first one focused on “outdoor tests” conducted in Germany and the last one on “indoor tests” did in Spain. Indoor tests in ESP was supported mainly by the C-IED COE, ESP MoD, ESP Navy (Marines) and ESP Academica. A coordination meeting took place at C-IED CoE in Madrid on 30th of January 2019. Participants were representatives from BKA, C-IED CoE, WTD-91, ESP MoD and ESP Academia (Polytechnic University of Madrid), all of them significant contributors of the Project. The purpose of meeting was to present studies and outputs extracted from last tests and coordinate and prepare the Final Joint Report of the project. At the same time, it was agreed the agenda for the official presentation of the overall project to be held in the BKA Headquarters on 20th of March 2019 in Wiesbaden (Germany).



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