Pipe bombs are extremely effective improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and easily constructed from off-the-shelf materials. The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center is establishing a personal protective equipment (PPE) standard for explosive ordnance disposal (EOD), which includes a recommended pipe bomb and combustible threat to evaluate PPE.
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 02. Explosive Device Mitigation and Remediation Equipment
AEL Title: Suit, Improvised Explosive Device/Explosive Ordnance Disposal (IED/EOD) Protective Ensemble
AEL Number: 02PE-01-BSUT
SAVER Project: Standardized Pipe Bomb Test Methodology