The article presents main components of the improvised explosive device, their types and elements, actuation principles, main principles, methods and rules of the potentially dangerous areas search, signs of the improvised explosive device presence, report procedures and analytical results of the usage experience of improvised explosive device by illegal armed groups in Afghanistan, Iraq and in the area of anti-terrorist operations. The analysis of causes of personnel losses and equipment is conducted. The ways of improvement of fight against apply improvised explosive device are justified on the base of analysis results.
improvised explosive device, search method
"Obgruntuvannia napriamiv udoskonalennia protydii zastosuvanniu samorobnykh vybukhovykh prystroiv" [Substantiation of the ways that improve fight against using improvised explosive device],
Systems of Arms and Military Equipment,