In this interactive exhibition visitors can walk in the footsteps of the troops on the ground and test their mettle as they search for devices. Get close to the actual equipment used in detecting and disarming devices such as bombsuits and robots. Visitors can also explore the immediate aftermath of the explosion, follow the ‘road to recovery’ and the IED’s lasting legacy at home and abroad.

Unseen Enemy provides an unflinching insight into the history and development and strategic use of the IED in Afghanistan. It raises awareness about the use of the IED in Afghanistan and its part in shaping modern warfare. It provokes questions about the wider effects on Afghan society and long-term legacy of these deadly devices.

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