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3DX-Ray announce the appointment of a new IED/EOD Security Specialist for North America

3DX-Ray are pleased to announce the appointment of John Howell as their new IED/EOD Security Specialist for North America.

John has a wealth of experience both as a senior Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technician and in the private sector. 

He started his career as an EOD Technician in the US Marines Elite Bomb Squad, where he was deployed worldwide serving in combat operations during the 1st Gulf war.

In 1999 he moved to the US Department of State as the EOD Training Lead Instructor for the Diplomatic Security Explosive Countermeasures Unit, where he trained Special Agents on the detection and mitigation of explosive threats.

In 2007 he joined the United States Marshals Service in charge of the agency’s physical security for over 800 US Courthouses nationwide. During this period, John was also a serving member of the US Army National Guard EOD unit, training and overseeing all Team Leader certifications for EOD team members.

John’s work in the private sector has built him an enviable reputation as one of the leading professionals in the field, as well as pioneer in the USA for promoting the benefits of materials discrimination technology to assist the operators.

Sales and Marketing Director of 3DX-Ray, Vince Deery, commented: “We are delighted to welcome John to the team. John’s primary objective will be to develop our footprint in North America, but he will also support our product development programmes, sharing his extensive user and technical knowledge.”