During 13 – 23 November C-IED COE hosted the Basic IED Field Exploitation Course within its premises in Hoyo de Manzanares, Spain..

This course is funded through the SPS Program funds, and is opened to NATO partner nations. This iteration was organized for 15 Egyptian students, who have responsibilities in the investigation of IED events, within Egypt.

The delegation was led by Brigadier General Doctor Tarek Ali.

Brigadier General Tarek Taha Ahmed (EGY AF)– Thank you very much to the C-IED COE- BIFEC was a really excellent course, providing a complete basic training in the exploitation field. We met here friendly, well-educated and polite teachers and trainers. I, personally loved to attend it! Thank you once again for all your great effort! 

Spanish maritime ferry seminar

TransmediterraneaC-IED COE organized a conference on the maritime threat for the Spanish company Trasmediterránea.

On 31st October 2017, C-IED COE organized a Conference on the maritime threat addressed to the Spanish company Trasmediterránea, in its facilities in Hoyo de Manzanares (Madrid).

The purpose of this symposium was to publicize the current maritime threat, inform about the possible scenarios that could occur, know the material and techniques that could be used as well as promote exchange, debate and best practices in this area.

This seminar was attended by more than 20 attendees including personnel from the Trasmediterránea company, C-IED COE personnel, Security Forces, National Police and Guardia Civil.