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Upcoming Trainings for Bomb Technicians
Participants will have an opportunity to utilize various robotics technology in a myriad of complex urban scenarios designed to replicate commonly encountered threats across the nation. This includes the following:
• IED and VBIED Disablement
• CONOPS – Joint (DoD – Public Safety) Event
• TTPs – Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures
• Transportation – Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
Technology Training Exercise
October 25-27, 2022
USBTA Technology Training Exercise - Houston is a three-day training event that connects active bomb technicians (Military and Public Safety) with equipment manufactures for the purpose of exploring new technology and enhancing critical bomb disposal skills. Bomb Technicians will be assigned teams, and after a short demonstration about a particular piece of equipment, the team will use the equipment in a scenario-based training exercise.
Critical Skills Challenge
November 28th - Dec 2, 2022
The United States Bomb Technician Association (USBTA), and the Orange County (Florida) Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad are proud to announce the third annual Critical Skills Challenge. This event is a competition that brings together military and public safety bomb technicians to test their knowledge, skills, and abilities while using a variety of tools and equipment. The top three bomb technicians will have the opportunity to be recognized by Congress in Washington DC by the EOD Caucus in Spring of 2023.