IEDs are very commonly referenced in context to insurgent tactics in avid war zones. Especially in a fourth generational warfare situation, the line between civilian and combatant will be extremely blurred. It's important to know the composure of most blasting-cap based explosives in order to create (or diffuse/dispose) of them. Below is a link to the online PDF. I'll be uploading my own mirror link soon. http://gunfreezone.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/improvised-munitions-handbook.pdf Protecting yourself against hostile militants is very important, considering that many countries who have had a history of wartime fallout have had massive ramifications towards civilians. Soldiers have exhibited acts of killing, sniping, and rape against civilian targets.