Global Counter-IED MapPrivate company counter-IED capacity

PAE in Kuwait

Location: OCONUS, Kuwait (Camp Arifjan)


Type: Private

PAE have been contracted to supply CIED support to OIR, who are working in Iraq, assisting the ISF. PAE personnel provide training on CIED tactics from search and destroy to defeat the networks. The efforts have included building a curriculum to tailored to the IED threat faced and mission requirements.

Moreover, PAE are enabling OIR and ISF to better respond to IEDs and other explosive hazards throughout their operations. They are providing operational support alongside developing National CIED Strategy. Through based in Kuwait the majority of this effort is focused in Iraq.

This profile is part of AOAV’s investigation into counter-IED (C-IED) actors around the globe. To see the list of all C-IED actors recorded by AOAV, see here. To see those engaged in the Middle East, the Sahel, North Africa or other highly impacted countries please see here, here, here, and here respectively. This research was made possible by funding from the NATO Counter Improvised Explosive Devices Centre of Excellence (C-IED COE). To read the full report, ‘Addressing the threat posed by IEDs: National, Regional and Global Initiatives’, see here.