Anti-Aircraft Device found at Leysdown

Anti-Aircraft Device found at Leysdown

08/06/2015

Two men discovered an Anti-Aircraft (AA) device on a beach at Leysdown-on-Sea, Kent. The item was discovered when one of the men accidentally kicked it whilst walking. In a slightly blase response one of the men commented: “I wasn’t worried – it has probably been there 72 years so ...

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Practice Shell found at Recycling Plant

Practice Shell found at Recycling Plant

05/06/2015

A 13lb ‘practice shell’ has been found at a recycling centre in Dorchester, causing the site to be closed for most of the day. An Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) unit from the Royal Logistics Corps at Tidworth attended the site and declared the item inert before removing it. Whilst th...

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UXB at Wembley Stadium

UXB at Wembley Stadium

22/05/2015

A 50kg German UXB has been found during excavations near Wembley Stadium. Members of the Army Royal Logistics Corps are on site to safely defuze and remove the bomb. The find follows on from the discovery in March of a 250kg UXB at Bermondsey that caused chaos in Central London. These discoveries te...

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Unexploded Artillery Shell in Gravesend

08/05/2015

An unexploded artillery shell has been found in mudflats off Gravesend, Kent. It was dealt with by a Royal Navy Bomb Disposal squad. For more information and images click here.   Judging by the relatively pristine condition of the shell, it looks as if it may have been dumped by a wary collect...

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A 3-inch #mortar was recently uncovered during planned #UXOclearance works undertaken by Zetica. To download an…

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