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Author Laska, Paul R., author

Title Bombs, IEDs, and Explosives : Identification, Investigation, and Disposal Techniques / Paul R. Laska
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press LLC, 2015
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Contents Front Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Author; Chapter 1: Bomb Disposal and Investigation within the Public Safety Field; Chapter 2: Bomb Disposal Organization; Chapter 3: Training and Training Resources; Chapter 4: Legal Aspects of Bomb Disposal; Chapter 5: Bomb Incident Responses; Chapter 6: Explosives and Bomb Technology; Chapter 7: Bomb Disposal Equipment; Chapter 8: Response Concepts and Considerations; Chapter 9: Explosive Evidence Handling; Chapter 10: Documentation and Record Keeping; Chapter 11: Looking Ahead; Chapter 12: Case Study 1 : Mass Murder
Chapter 13: Case Study 2 : Explosive and Ordnance CacheChapter 14: Case Study 3 : Postblast Investigation of a Clandestine Explosives Factory; Chapter 15: Case Study 4 : International Delivery of a Chemical Device; Chapter 16: Case Study 5 : 1300 Miles of Contract Bombings; Additional Reading and Book Resources; Glossary; Appendix A: Listing of Explosives-Manufactured and Improvised; Appendix B: Explosive Precursors; Back Cover
Summary A guide on procedures, administration, and equipment, Bombs, IEDs, and Explosives: Identification, Investigation, and Disposal Techniques introduces concepts, basic knowledge, and necessary skill sets for bomb technicians. It covers topics such as training resources, bomb threat and incident response, legal aspects of bomb disposal, explosives and improvised explosive devices (IEDs), bomb technology, bomb disposal equipment, and explosive evidence handling.The book outlines where bomb squads and technicians have historically been placed within the public safety system and suggests where they s
Notes Vendor-supplied metadata
Subject Bombs.
Improvised explosive devices.
Ordnance disposal units.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1498714498
1498714501 (electronic bk)
9781498714501 (electronic bk)