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Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)
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Kurt Porter  Identity Verified
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Jan 28, 2005

All,

I'm looking for some background information in Russian on "взрывчатые устройства, изготовленные из подручных средств," or conversationally, "самодельные ВУ."

I have quite a bit of background material on IEDs in English from offical US government sources.

Can anyone provide me with an links to offical Russian government sources? If not, news articles about IEDs in Russian are fine. I'm looking for information on how they're contstructed, utilized, their effects, tactics of using them, etc.

Thank you for your assistance.

Sincerely,
Kurt


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Vladimir Vaguine  Identity Verified
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Вряд ли найдется много такой информации... Jan 28, 2005

Try this: http://www.explosive.ru
Maybe these links will be of any use
http://www.explosive.ru/1/1/635.html
http://www.explosive.ru/1/2/651.html
http://www.explosive.ru/1/1/639.html
http://www.explosive.ru/1/1/638.html
http://www.explosive.ru/1/1/630.html
http://www.explosive.ru/1/1/248.html
http://www.explosive.ru/6/4/727.html
http://www.explosive.ru/6/4/726.html
http://www.explosive.ru/1/2/642.html
http://www.podrobnosti.ua/criminal/2003/09/01/75037.html


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Kurt Porter  Identity Verified
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IEDs Jan 28, 2005

Lots of links there and lots of reading! Thank you. Much appreciated.

R,
Kurt


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mk_lab  Identity Verified
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WOW, Kurt Jan 28, 2005

WOW, Kurt! Your hobby is little bit problematic to post it in open forums...

The most well-known Russian self-made explosives are "Molotov cocktail" and "fulminating mercury"

... известно место взрыва. 3.3. Molotov cocktail (Коктейль
Молотова). Цена: - Описание: Эти ...
www.gta.com.ua/weapons.phtml

... Изучаемые схемы. Molotov Cocktail | Коктейль Молотова.
Компоненты: Fuel/Топливо, Rag/Тряпка. ...
arcanum.lair.ru/arcanum/tech/explo.shtml

Fulminate Of Mercury
... Language, Translations for "fulminate of mercury"; alternative meanings/
domain in parentheses. Bulgarian. ... Russian. гремучая ртуть. ...
www.websters-dictionary-online.org/ definition/english/fu/fulminate+of+mercury.html


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Kirill Semenov  Identity Verified
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Right! Jan 28, 2005

Kurt Porter wrote:
I'm looking for some background information in Russian on "взрывчатые устройства, изготовленные из подручных средств," or conversationally, "самодельные ВУ."


Right, dear Kurt, it's time to kick some a***.)


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Kurt Porter  Identity Verified
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I wish it was a hobby! :) :) Jan 28, 2005

mk_lab wrote:

WOW, Kurt! Your hobby is little bit problematic to post it in open forums...

The most well-known Russian self-made explosives are "Molotov cocktail" and "fulminating mercury"

... известно место взрыва. 3.3. Molotov cocktail (Коктейль
Молотова). Цена: - Описание: Эти ...
www.gta.com.ua/weapons.phtml

... Изучаемые схемы. Molotov Cocktail | Коктейль Молотова.
Компоненты: Fuel/Топливо, Rag/Тряпка. ...
arcanum.lair.ru/arcanum/tech/explo.shtml

Fulminate Of Mercury
... Language, Translations for "fulminate of mercury"; alternative meanings/
domain in parentheses. Bulgarian. ... Russian. гремучая ртуть. ...
www.websters-dictionary-online.org/ definition/english/fu/fulminate+of+mercury.html

Got an assignment coming up in a couple of months. While the topic is current and on everyone's minds (at least in the security business), it's not something I'm personally familar with to a great degree. I appreciate the links. I'm getting a good start on this issue. Thank you.


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Kurt Porter  Identity Verified
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IEDs Jan 28, 2005

Kirill Semenov wrote:

Kurt Porter wrote:
I'm looking for some background information in Russian on "взрывчатые устройства, изготовленные из подручных средств," or conversationally, "самодельные ВУ."


Right, dear Kurt, it's time to kick some a***.)
Yep!!


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