EOD stands for Explosive Ordnance Disposal
We are the British Army’s leading EOD & Search Regiment; robust, responsive, agile and ready to operate anywhere!
EOD & Search
We provide EOD and Search capabilities that support current operations around the world. Furthermore, we are always prepared for contingent operations and directed tasks.
- Improvised Explosive Device Disposal (IEDD) capability
- Conventional Munitions Disposal (CMD) capability
- Search capability
- Dive EOD capability
- Airborne support element
- Commando support element
Op SHADER - Iraq
We are currently deployed on Operation SHADER in Iraq, teaching Counter - Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) techniques to Iraqi Defence Forces.
Op HERRICK - Afghanistan
Op TELIC - Iraq
33 Engineer Regiment (EOD) is currently based at Carver Barracks, Wimbish, near the town of Saffron Walden in Essex.
The Barracks is located on a former airfield that was built between 1935–37 and the runways were laid in 1940. It was first occupied by the Royal Air Force (RAF), followed by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) in September 1942. It was returned to RAF control on 5 September 1945. After the RAF withdrew from the station in 1974, the site was handed to the British Army and re-established as Carver Barracks in 1975.
The barracks was named after Field Marshal Lord Carver, a former Royal Tank Regiment Officer.