East coast members of Naval Special Warfare uses a metal detector to search for possible improvised explosive devices on a road while conducting an exercise May 11, 2017 at Camp Shelby, Miss. during TRIDENT17. TRIDENT 17 is NSW’s premier joint training event that encompasses several Special Operations Forces and conventional military participants, as well as partner nations and partner agencies to create realistic, combined-effort scenarios for operational units.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialists 2nd Class Scott Fenaroli/Released

 

Learn more about how the U.S. military trains troops to deal with IEDs in the video below: