Within each HME type, Participants are provided subcategories of training
on; characterization, identification / recognition, required precursors, precursor safeties,
hazards, required manufacturing equipment, mixing complexity and the associated HME
lab/factory hazards for each as well as required personal protection equipment.
The course is divided into morning lab instruction and afternoon practical
laboratory break-out phases. Morning phases introduce participants to HME types,
identification/visual indicators, precursors, equipment, characteristics, and sampling,
desensitizing and alternate disposal/neutralization methods. Disruption tools and tool
selection are also covered.
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Affords the Operator the opportunity to apply and practice/implement classroom
information in a terrorist clandestine HME laboratory followed by live test fires. HME
EOD Applications to include desensitizing, x-ray and render safe tools against HME
Operators will be able to use x-ray equipment against Homemade Explosives and select the render safe tool appropriate for the device. Tool usage will include Focused Disruptors such as the PAN and PAN variant disruptors, Volumetric Disruptors, (to include both Linear and Omni-Directional) and Directed Disruption against IED Targets (wood, plastic and metal containers) filled with Homemade Explosives and electronic circuitry. Various HME will be utilized such as urea nitrate, ammonium nitrate and aluminum, TATP, and potassium chlorate with aluminum fillers.