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Upcoming Trainings for Bomb Technicians

Operation High Desert
Albuquerque, NM March 28-30, 2023

The United States Bomb Technician Association (USBTA), in collaboration with the Bomb Squads from the New Mexico State Police Department and Albuquerque Police Department, will be conducting a Technology Training Exercise (TTE) for enhanced Bomb Technician Training in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

This training is free to all Military Explosives Ordnance Disposal Technicians and Public Safety Bomb Technicians. The USBTA, New Mexico State Police and Albuquerque Police Bomb Squads, along with our Industry Partners, will supply all necessary equipment during this event. Through multiple real-life scenarios and various training aids, this TTE allows attending technicians to work with cutting-edge equipment, involving current threats facing our communities and Technicians in the most challenging environments.

Location: The training will take place at the: AMG Specialty Hospital and Training Center, 5400 Gibson Blvd S/E Albuquerque, New Mexico 87108.

Dates: March 28 – 30, 2023 (Travel days are Monday, March 27, and Friday, March 31, 2023).

Accommodations: Kari Bryan - 575-621-5625 (cell) between 8am-5pm

Hilton Garden Inn ABQ Airport 2601 Yale Blvd S/E Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

Shipping: Industry Partners and Participants may ship equipment to: 5880 Office Blvd N/E Albuquerque New Mexico 87109 (New Mexico State Police Warehouse) Attn: Gabriel Luna. Point of Contact: Paul Perricone USBTA 917-916-6091 pperricone@usbta.us Registration: Please register for this event on the USBTA website: https://usbta.us/

We look forward to your involvement and participation in Albuquerque and future USBTA events.

USBTA Bomb Dude

Portland, OR 
June 12 - June 16, 2023

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USBTA Bomb Dude

Detroit, MI
July 18 - 20, 2023

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USBTA Bomb Dude

Oriskany, New York 
August 22 - August 24, 2023

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USBTA Bomb Dude

Other Upcoming Events / Trainings

  • HME and Counter IED research projects with DOD at BDTTC, Indian Head, Md commencing in January 2023
  • Quarterly DOD Joint EOD Planning Sessions at BDTTC, Indian Head (These include staff from all 4 military EOD groups who discuss funding, procurement, and new technology planning.
  • (2) skunk work projects in partnership with Federal and DOD partners solving real world problems with Industry, Bomb Technicians and Scientist, BDTTC Indian Head, (Spring and Fall) (New for 2023).
  • Quarterly Metro Tech meetings hosted at BDTTC, Indian Head.
  • Bomb Prevention Summit Tentative 2ndquarter May, (3) day conference involving industry, Federal and DOD partners in DC area (New for 2023).  The summit will include awards and a fundraising GALA in support of the EOD Warrior Foundation (EODWF) and Bomb Technician Memorial Foundation (BTMF).
  • Industry campfire exercises, 3rd, and 4thquarters (New for 2023). Industry, Bomb Technicians, Federal and DOD partners come together to discuss needs and requirements, sponsored by Naval Surface Warfare Center at BDTTC, Indian Head, Md.
  • Industry show case – At BDTTC (New for 2023) (1-to-2-day event with static displays and demonstration opportunities for Federal, DOD, Congressional and other leaders of the EOD community.
  • EOD Day on the Hill – May 23 – 25 (Actual Dates TBD), 2023.
  • Congressional visits(One for Senate and one for the House) May and October 2023.
  • (2) Additional Modified TTE’s at BDTTC, Indian Head, Md for the Bomb Technician Community.
  • Critical Skills Challenge Orlando, Fla – November 27 – Dec 1