Created in response to terrorism events around the globe, CISA’s Office for Bombing Prevention (CISA OBP) plays a leading role in protecting the United States against bombing incidents by enhancing security and resilience at all levels of government, across the private sector, and among the public. In 2006, Congress recognized the need for an enhanced…

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Charles County 08/16/2021 By CSM Headline INDIAN HEAD, Md. – U.S. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer toured the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Velocity Center in Indian Head Aug. 12 and received a briefing from CSM President Dr. Maureen Murphy and United States Bomb Technician Association (USBTA) President Sean Dennis about the power of partnerships. “[The] tour of the…

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By Amanda Winters With phase one of the Indian Head revitalization plan complete, all eyes are now on phase two to see what additional innovative projects are happening in Charles County. Last fall, the College of Southern Maryland (CSM) celebrated the opening of the Velocity Center – a 13,000 square-foot space where students can interact, innovate, and conduct research…

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The Irregular Warfare Technical Support Directorate (IWTSD) (formerly the Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO)), EOD and Explosive Operations (EOD/EXO) Subgroup under Dr. Ed Bundy, is proud to announce the launch of a new smart phone app and website for Bomb Technicians.  The sUAS Guidebook is a comprehensive database of all Cat I and Cat…

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Posted by: Economic Development Team on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 The United States Bomb Technician Association  (USBTA) is establishing an emerging technology research, development, and training facility in the Town of Indian Head, making it the second major revitalization project for the town in the space of two years. The first project was the CSM Velocity Center, an off-base collaboration space…

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By RYAN VOLLAND The United States Bomb Technician Association established a multi-use site in Indian Head in November that plans to grow education and technology in accordance with the town and the Naval Support Facility. A former CVS Pharmacy on Route 210 in Indian Head will be redeveloped into a bomb disposal technology training campus.…

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Ravens Challenge is an interoperability training exercise involving Military and Public Safety Bomb Technicians conducting Render Safe Operations in a challenging environment. We would strongly recommend any active Bomb Technician to look into attending. Please refer to the events section for dates and locations https://www.psbseod.com

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The USBTA will be sponsoring Technology Training Exercises. These events will be at no cost to any active Public Safety or Military Bomb Technicians. The manufacturers will be given the opportunity to display current and future technologies and assist with task oriented or scenario based training exercises. When these events are posted, please refer to…

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The United States Bomb Technician Association (USBTA) is proud to name Daniel “Dan” DeMott as Chair of the USBTA Academic Steering Committee. This committee of Academia will explore and define the best means of collaboration to support the USBTA mission: “The United States Bomb Technician Association strives to fuse Bomb Disposal Professionals, Academics, Technology Developers,…

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