RAVENS CHALLENGE® ASEAN 2017
Raven Group International would like to thank everyone who contributed to make the largest EOD/CIED event in the world a safe and successful event. The expanded two week program managed to reach an expanded CIED audience, and the introduction of Phase IV brought tactical, forensics, and medical integration firmly into the Ravens Challenge program.
2017 CHALLENGE WINNERS
The challenges on Friday cap a two-week Ravens Challenge multinational exercise that focuses on EOD and Counter IED skills and information. The Global Championships are held in Thailand each year where international teams compete on the last day in a series of fun but challenging competitions focused on robotic skills, remote techniques, and detecting hazards. This year’s world champions were all from Thailand and best international teams including the American Army EOD team of the year.
THE FOUR CHALLENGES, SPONSORS, AND WINNERS are:
Robot Rodeo sponsored by Roboteam USA: Royal Thai Air Force
Hook and Line Ninja sponsored by Kirentec: Border Patrol Police Unit 44
Search Survivorsponsored by Border Patrol Police Unit 12: Royal Thai Air Force
Chemical and Explosive Detection sponsored by SMITHS Detection : Combined team ANOTHAI, Narasuan 261 Commando, ANOTHAI Army, and Unit 191 (EOD)