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The inaugural Countering Explosive Threat and Demining

conference, built with support from the All Party Parliamentary

Group (APPG) on Explosives Threats, has been designed to bring together this new EOD community to create a cohesive, integrated response to meet the global clearance challenge.

DESA as a C-IED NGO will be there December 2018

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News Items (2018)

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 DESA visit to the     House of Lords   May 2018


Adopting the DSTL

Odour Discrimination Test

DESA Fly-Boat n Rope Courses re-launched (no pun)


Given the Royal treatment by the Beaumont P.D.  Fly-n- Boat team

Jim Teaching IED recognition to new Handlers as part of DESA Standardised training

Mogadishu find...IED components for TATP

in Carry on baggage

New Parnerships
New Standards Needed

Just an amazing natural training area selected by DESA training staff for trainees to K9 "free search"  streets and street furniture in a controlled but live and realistic training environment.

Copy of Official DSTL

New Test

Sample Course Leaflet

DESA TO MAKE WAY FOR THE NEXT         GENERATION.....We need new younger     blood to carry the re-launched new   DESA standards torch

DESA New training course for

C.O.D. Testing & Assessing

Happy Dog Handlers in Oman

Vapour Wake Dogs? FREDDS

This is nothing new....

News Items from 2017

 Some of the DESA Instructor Team in Kosovo this week  (September 2017) Preparing for DESA's Launch of our new SUA (Drone) training capacity applications with Dogs in the ERW/HDM and other K9 Search disciplines

A forward thinking MAT KOSOVO host this event for helping rid the planet of Land Mines and Explosive Remnants of War(ERW). Delegates trained to Pilot to full CAA regulations standard on SUA (Drones) and RPAS. Also an International open forum to draft the first Standard Operational Procedures (SOPs)

for their use in those duties under IMAS.

Enhance international collaboration with EOD partners from civilian, military and humanitarian sectors to develop joint strategies for demining and explosive ordnance clearance

Jim Jnr is Training guys in Syria currently 2017......( Now in Yemen 2018)

Jims De-mining K9 training in Spain before return to UK to Re-launch DESA

DESA with a truly International line up

Some previous Explosives & Narcotics Dogs for sale

DESA Completing MAT Kosovo Drone Training


Student giving CPR to a shotgun ???

Olympia 2018


Fast steady ascent at 45 degrees

Steady hover and inspection 360 around an down wash checked against empty coke cans and plastic bottles

DESA being escorted off base by KFOR armed EOD Guys.....

(For wearing those cheap Sunglasses!!!)

Jim says he's not impressed with this....

I thought everything in Texas was bigger???

Excellent Accommodation, Highly Qualified Instructors and MAT's Facilities in Kosovo 


New approved International K9 training centre

(Details here soon)



k-9 App


(Including Active shooter)

DESA Visit to MAT Winter 2017