Description: Provide a concise overview of precursor materials, identification criteria and their relevance to MIO.

Additional areas covered:

  1. Common precursors – main charges and initiators.
  2. Basic Explosive Chemistry.
  3. Home Made Explosives (HME).
  4. Program Global Shield.

Objectives: Upon completion students will be able to:

  1. Understand the Programme Global Shield.
  2. Gain basic awareness of HME (Mixture, Compounds).
  3. Understand the usage of HME in IEDs.
  4. Exercise safe handling and evidence submission techniques in find situations.

The duration of the module is 1 training hour.