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Pakistan Air Forces (PAF) EOD School

pafLocation: Malir Karachi


Type: Military

PAF established the EOD School in 2005. The mission of PAF EOD School is to provide specialized Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) training to Officers and Airmen in the best possible ways with optimum efficiency.

In general, the training covers methods and procedures for the detection, identification, recovery, evaluation and disposal of explosive ordnance.

The School is equipped with latest training and associated equipment/facilities provided by the service.

One of the main aims from the training school is to train PAF personnel on how to disposal of air delivered unexploded munitions, alongside providing training on disposal of IEDs and life expired friendly weapons and to conduct research in new EOD and IEDD techniques and equipment.

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.