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Ordnance Holdings, Inc. (OHI)

Ordnance Holdings, Inc. (OHI) - developer and operator of UXOInfo.com, is a small certified HUB Zone business specializing in providing UXO Support Services to the industry. Services offered by UXOInfo.com include:

OHI's competitive overhead rates and experienced team make OHI the ideal contractor for your next UXO project.

For more information please contact OHI's / UXOInfo.com's Technical Director, Jonathan Sperka at (443)522-2933 or email - jsperka@ordnanceholdings.com.

Download OHI's Company Background information paper.

ISSI UXO and Consulting Under New Management

ISSI Unexploded Ordnance, Inc., a provider of Unexploded Ordnance Remediation and Security services and solutions for Government organizations and the public sector, announced today the company will begin operating under a new name and will be known as ISSI UXO and Consulting, LLC. (ISSI), effective immediately.

At the same time, the company announces the full retirement of all four owners, and that it is under new ownership; as the former Vice President of Operations, Robert Sterling is now the sole owner of ISSI. We will continue to benefit from their mentorship over the coming years as they enjoy their well deserved retirement with their families, and we wish them only the best.

ISSI will maintain and strive to exceed historical standards of the highest quality of services and honest dealings with our employees and clients. The standards set over the last twenty-four years of service have placed ISSI among the oldest and most respected organizations within the UXO Safety Industry.


TripWire to be Featured on "Alpha Dogs" Friday Night

The Tactical Explosive Detector Dog (TEDD) Program was created by the US Army and uses specially trained dogs to search for explosive devices. Approximately 100 such dogs are deployed to Afghanistan at any time. The dogs are trained to conduct "road clear" operations where they search for IEDs just ahead of where the army unit is traveling.

UXOInfo.com sponsor, TripWire, handles dogs trained for the program and they will be featured in National Geographic's "Alpha Dogs," Friday, Feb. 15 at 9:30 PM. Don't miss it!.

For more information, visit: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com

Tripwire Operations Group

Tripwire Operations Group provides products and services used for public safety, emergency response, and homeland security. Headquartered in Gettysburg, PA and established in 2005 Tripwire has reached across the country to support hundreds of public agencies with training courses, training equipment, and operational supplies.

Tripwire's professional instructors have trained over 8500 first responders from local, state, and federal agencies as well as military personnel in specialized response to critical incidents involving chemical, biological, radiological/nuclear, and explosive (CBRNE) materials.

Owned and operated by first responders for first responders Tripwire maintains federally licensed explosives importing, manufacturing and storage facilities throughout the US.

Tripwire's newest division, the Tripwire Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDTE) Program conducts laboratory and field experiments in support of national defense applications for science and technology. Tripwire RDTE maintains a laboratory facility in Philadelphia, PA at the University City Science Center. In the lab, scientists, technicians, and operations specialists carry out projects involving chemical synthesis and analysis. In the field, Tripwire RDTE investigates energetic events, hazardous materials, countermeasures, and detection equipment.


ISSI Unexploded Ordnance, Inc. (ISSI UXO)

UXO Training Goes Digital

Press release submitted by: Isabel Jackson, email: IsabelJ@UXOGlobal.com, phone: (970) 292-2030.

UXO Global has been providing meaningful, effective and sustainable training for the UXO community since Sept 2009. We consistently produce highly trained and capable UXO Tech I's. Several Program Managers and USACE Representatives have singled out our graduates as being "exceptionally well trained and qualified."

UXO global team

We are pleased to announce that we have gone digital. All of our courseware is now distributed on HP TouchPads. Students are able to highlight, draw and take notes digitally while following along with the class. At the end of each term, each student receives a copy of their note filled courseware on a JumpDrive. This allows for easier referencing when out on a job site.

2012 Class Honor Graduates

UXO Global is proud to recognize our Honor Graduates from classes thus far in 2012. These graduates achieved the highest GPA among their peers and have been formally recognized as the "Honor Graduate".

  • Class 01-2012 - D. Ashley Rice
  • Class 03-2012 - William Zdrojewski
  • Class 04-2012 - Joshua Liscombe
  • Class 06-2012 - Marc Huck
  • Class 07-2012 - Class starts on July 23rd.
UXO Global Staff

UXO Global is proud of its Instructor Staff; both past and present. UXO Global has been privileged to have some of the industry's leading professionals working with us and is excited to recognize our current staff.


Schonstedt on Permanent Display at UN Headquarters

Schonstedt Instrument Company's GA72-Cd handheld magnetometer has been put on permanent display at UN Headquarters in New York, where some 1500 people per day tour the complex. The demining tool is the workhorse of United Nations humanitarian demining teams around the world. To date, Schonstedt and its customers have donated over 350 units for use in 21 countries where UXO clearance would not otherwise be possible.

UN Display

In this photo, a UN guide is explaining the instrument's function in eradicating the world of landmines. For more information on Schonstedt Instruments please visit www.schonstedt.com.

UXO Technician Level 1 Training Course

UXO Training Tech 1 and HAZWOPER visit uxotech1.com

UXO Global is the premier provider of Tech 1 Training.

UXO Global is proud to offer the Unexploded Ordnance Technician I course in response to the rapid growth in the Munitions Response programs worldwide. This UXO Tech 1 course was developed following the guidelines outlined in Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board Technical Paper 18 "Minimum Qualifications for Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians and Personnel," and prepares students for an exciting career in the UXO field. Candidates will endure a challenging four week course studying subjects such as safety, explosives, unexploded ordnance from around the world, range clearance operations, and more.

UXO Global also offers the candidate certification in an OSHA approved 40 hour Hazardous Waste Operator (HAZWOPER) course.

Our graduates have all of the knowledge and skills needed to immediately work as a certified UXO Tech I with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineer required HAZWOPER certification.

Upon course completion UXO Global will assist all graduates in locating jobs with the leading UXO companies in the world.

Learn more, and register at http://www.UXOglobal.com.

Bonetti Explosives


Bonetti Explosives is a company that caters to the UXO industry and beyond. We provide many products and services that meet the demands of our customers like never before. Just a few of these include specialized moldable binary explosives, munitions debris recyling, and training for law enforcement and technicians.

Moldable Binary Explosives

When it comes to explosives, you should think about safety, low shipping cost, no storage requirements, high brisance, low price, versatility and reliability. Mattanite, Bonetti's binary explosive offers all of these features and more. You will soon learn that Mattanite is the ideal explosive for all of your UXO projects.

Munition Debris Recycling

Improper demilitarization and recycling of military scrap and munitions debris has led to one of the largest and most fatal problems for the UXO industry. Bonetti's professional staff of seasoned UXO/EOD personnel know how to properly and safely recycle military scrap and munitions debris thereby eliminating risk to our clients. For the transition of munitions debris to civilian recycling, let Bonetti handle your scrap.


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