EOD – Explosive Ordinance Disposal
Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technicians render safe all types of ordnance, both conventional and unconventional, improvised, chemical, biological, and nuclear. They perform underwater location, identification , render-safe and recovery (or disposal) of foreign and domestic ordnance. They conduct demolition of hazardous munitions, pyrotechnics, and retrograde explosives using detonation and burning techniques. They are also called upon to support military and civilian law enforcement agencies.