Bombs, Mines, and IEDs
Bombs, mines, and IEDs are important parts of modern warfare. Through informative text and photographs, readers are introduced to the origins of these weapons and the advanced technology used to create them today. Fact boxes provide readers with additional information on a variety of explosive devices, including sea mines, antitank mines, and dirty bombs. Readers also discover the many ways the military is working to detect and protect people from these explosives, such as the use of bomb squads and bomb-sniffing dogs.