Press Release 04/11/2019


  • 11 Apr 2019 12:42 PM | Anonymous

    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, and Innovators by providing forums, venues and events to share resources, ideas, and experiences. By establishing an interwoven network of collaboration, awareness, and trust, the USBTA seeks to strengthen the Bomb Disposal Community and enhance public safety.”

    This committee of Academia seeks to assess current training in order to apply credit towards continuing education for bomb technicians and educators. They will attempt to review public safety and criminal justice degree programs and training for accreditation. The committee will also provide universities with research topics on explosive compounds and nuclear, chemical, biological, and emerging technology and methodologies for them to subsequently develop new technologies for Public Safety Bomb Technicians and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians to enhance public safety.

    The USBTA Academic Steering Committee will be sending out invitations to renowned universities and training institutions to join them as they work to provide opportunities to gain a higher degree of education, the latest in research, and the newest technology to combat terrorist attacks.

    For additional information, email: or visit:

  • 30 Jun 2018 6:13 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    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

  • 8 Jan 2018 12:35 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The USBTA will be sponsoring Training Exercises throughout 2019. 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 the Events/Training Tab for dates and registration. 

    The USBTA is looking for Bomb Squads to host these training events. If interested please contact us at

  • 15 Sep 2017 2:18 PM | Anonymous member

    James Madison University (Center for International Stabilization & Recovery)

    Sponsored by Department of Defense (Unexploded Ordnance Center of Excellence) are asking for a call for papers in the field of Mine Action and Conventional Weapons Destruction.

  • 5 Jul 2017 6:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The USBTA is very pleased and excited to have partnered with The American Veteran Show.  This weekly radio show airs every Sunday at noon on 710KNUS through podcast on the website,  and nationally via the IHeart radio app 

    The USBTA was given the opportunity to explain our mission and what we are trying to accomplish, which aired in July of 2017.

    Sundays: 710KNUS AM Denver, CO Noon-1pm MT.

EOD & EOD Industry Day on the Hill

The USBTA will be co-sponsoring with NDIA EOD Day on the Hill November 14 2018 and EOD Industry Day on the Hill February 12, 2019.

Both of these events are in support of the EOD Caucus to educate those in Washington D.C on the Bomb Technician Community and the Industry who supports it.

Location: The Capital Rayburn House Office Building, Washington DC

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