Royal Solomon Islands Police Force EOD receives UXO support from Japanese Government


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(Solomon Star) The Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) of the Royal Solomon Island Police Force (RSIPF) receives UXO support funding after a deal signed between the Japanese Government this afternoon (15 March 2022) in Honiara.

Officer In-charge (OIC) of the EOD team, Inspector Clifford Tunuki says, “This support package of more than US seven hundred thousand dollars will boost the capability of the EOD Teams and help them to keep our citizens safe from risk posed by the World War II remnant.”

OIC Tunuki says, “This Unexploded ordnance (UXO) support project in conjunction with the continuous training, advising, mentoring and other support from Australian government will ensure that RSIPF EOD remains capable of dealing with explosive ordnance.”  

Inspector Tunuki says, “It will also provide the team with the capacity to increase UXO activities in remote provinces and ultimately assist with supporting the future UXO survey in Solomon Islands.” 

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Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 15, 2022

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