A Navy diver assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2s prepares to enter the water during ice dive training at Camp Ripley in Little Falls, Minn., on Feb. 18, 2021. US Navy Photo
Sailors from the Navy’s Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 are currently in Minnesota for ice diving training, cutting through about two feet of ice to reach the water and donning their thickest drysuits while they rehearse operations in air temperatures of -22 degrees and 36-degree water temperatures. Read More
Sailors from the Royal Netherlands Navy and Royal Canadian Navy observe Sailors assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2 unmanned systems platoon deploy a Mark 18 Mod 2 unmanned underwater vehicle during an expeditionary mine countermeasures evolution as part of exercise Bold Alligator 2017 (#BA17) on Oct. 21, 2017 at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Improving Navy-Marine Corps amphibious core competencies along with coalition, NATO, Allied and partner nations is a necessary investment in the current and future readiness of our forces. US Navy photo.
The Navy explosive ordnance disposal community is beginning to implement a strategic plan meant to modernize the force for the next decade of fighting in a complex world marked by great power competition. Read More
An MH-53 Sea Dragon assigned to the ‘Vanguards’ of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 14 prepares to deploy explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) technicians assigned to EOD Mobile Unit (EODMU) 2 during mine countermeasure training in 2019. US Navy Photo
THE PENTAGON – The Navy’s explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) community is modernizing the way it mans, trains and equips its force to leverage new technology and lessons learned in nearly two decades of ground wars in the Middle East. Read More