Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Twelve

EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL MOBILE UNIT 12 DETACHMENT  NEWPORT

(EODMU 12 DET NEWPORT RI)

 

Stillwater Basin

 

1176 Howell St.

 

Phone: 401-832-3301

 

Website: www.necc.navy.mil

 

The mission of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Detachment — Newport is to identify and render safe explosive ordnance (both foreign and domestic), including conventional, nuclear, chemical/biological weapons and improvised explosive devices. The unit provides EOD services to all DOD installations in the New England area and provides technical assistance to the FBI and state and local law enforcement agencies.

 

The detachment is under the administrative control and service authority of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 12, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek — Fort Story, Virginia, and provides direct support to Commander, Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (Emergency Management) and general support to DOD installations in the New England area. The detachment’s EOD personnel are highly trained, skilled technicians who are experts in explosives, diving and parachuting. They routinely work with the U.S. Secret Service and State Department, helping protect the president, vice president and other state and foreign officials and dignitaries.


Commander, Navy Region Mid Atlantic   |   1510 Gilbert St.   |   Norfolk, VA 23511
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