PBIED

AcronymDefinition
PBIEDPerson-Borne Improvised Explosive Device
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The team has been working since late September to rapidly evaluate technologies designed to detect what are known as person-borne improvised explosive devices, or PBIEDs. The team, which serves as the Air Force Counter-IED Office, brought four contractors to Hanscom during the last week of September and five more during the week of Oct.
Thermal Matrix is a leading researcher and developer in the field of PBIED (Person-Borne Improvised Explosive Device) attacks.
The most deadly terrorist attack by al-Qaida in the wake of its leader's death came in the form of a PBIED, a person-borne improvised explosive device, the exact type of threat the Thermal Matrix ACT system has been developed to prevent.
"The explosives were hidden inside his uniform, the exact scenario we have seen and have been warned of time and time again," says Richard Salem, CEO and founder of Thermal Matrix USA, a leader in PBIED (person-borne improvised explosive device) research and product development.