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June 10, 2005
To explain the dangers of explosives and improvised explosive devices to students from the Iraq Diplomatic Security Antiterrorism Course (Iraq-DSAC), instructors construct devices using inert explosives. These devices use various firing systems including pressure, pressure release, pull, remote controlled (briefcase and lunchbox) and time. Also used as an exemplar is a rocket-propelled grenade launcher. Iraq-DSAC is a mandatory 60-hour course managed by Diplomatic Security for employees assigned to
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Released July 21, 2005
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