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1 CATALOG MÖBIUS Deep C-IED Intelligence & Terrorist TTPs Exposed

2 2 About Möbius Möbius exposes current and developing IED capabilities and operational TTPs of terrorists and insurgents worldwide, featuring rigorous technical analysis and expert assessment of real-world terrorist MOs as they develop deep within online terrorist networks. As the internet morphs into one vast social network, terrorists work keenly to harness global online collaboration and social networking platforms to share knowledge and improve technological and operational capabilities. Yesterday s jihadi bomb tutorial from Lebanon becomes today s bomb in a radical Londoner s basement, and tomorrow s disaster in Mumbai. Researched and written by expert WTI and C- IED specialists, Möbius reports apprise subscribers of the latest trends in terrorist IEDs and TTPs, as they emerge in online sources including password protected social media platforms where global terrorists seek to recruit, radicalize and plot their next attack. Inside Möbius The typical Möbius digest includes some eight different reports, each assigned to one of two types: Knowledge Base The latest IED developments, instructional materials and technical discussions extracted from terrorist web forums and social networks worldwide. Case Studies Techno-tactical assessments of the most recent IED applications by terrorists globally, often based on videos taken by insurgents on the ground. Each individual report is further marked off against six tactical categories. Powered by HIWIRE IED construction Initiation systems Modus operandi Concealment/camouflage Countermeasure awareness Standard weapon utilization HIWIRE is a revolutionary Web Intelligence (WEBINT) system employed by Terrogence. The HIWIRE system augments all aspects of Web Intelligence production, seamlessly integrating innovative intelligence tools for collection, processing, analysis and research into a single system, including a native Virtual HUMINT operations platform.

3 3 Inside Möbius Comm. Info relates the source of the intelligence, often gleaned from password protected jihadi forums using Terrogence Virtual HUMINT capabilities. Research & Analysis by team of WTI experts. Image details, parsed video stills and other media that appear in part inside each report are available in full for further research. Expert translation of source material (Arabic, Persian and more) by Terrogence dedicated linguists. Exhaustive Intelligence Assessment by world-renowned SMEs

4 4 Möbius assigns intelligence reports to one of two types: Case Studies Knowledge Base Reports are further marked off against six categories of tactical intelligence: IED construction Initiation systems Concealment/camouflage Modus operandi Countermeasure awareness Standard weapon utilization

5 5 Möbius 2015

6 MÖBIUS February 2015 MÖBIUS January 2015 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies() 6 PBIED Dismantled on Teenage Suicide Bomber, Baghdad, Iraq Teenage Female Suicide Bomber Phenomena in Nigeria Egyptian Bomb Disposal Officer Killed while Attempting to Defuse IED + AQIS Jerrycan RCIED Neutralized outside Mosque in Karachi, Pakistan EFP Charges Produced by Syrian Alumnus in Dagestan SSU Recovers Arms Cache & Arrests Terror Cell in Donetsk, Ukraine Instructional Manual for a Break-Wire Circuit Initiation System + AQAP IED & HME Workshops Raided in Arhab, Sana a Governorate, Yemen Workshop for Linear Shaped Charges Discovered in Bilbeis, Sharqia Governorate, Egypt Mercedes VBIED Neutralized in Homs, Syria + Rickshaw VBIED Neutralized in Karachi, Pakistan IED Neutralized near Radobis Cinema, Cairo, Egypt + IED & Explosives Workshop Discovered in Ismailia, Egypt ISIS Cell Apprehended and Weapons Cache Recovered in Baghdad, Iraq Muslim Brotherhood Death Cell Apprehended in Alexandria, Egypt + AQAP IEDs Neutralized on Yemen Road +

7 MÖBIUS April 2015 MÖBIUS March 2015 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies() 7 Hamas Improvised Detonators Shi a Militia Presents Instructional Video on Claymore Mine Hamas Instructional Manual on Anti-Tank IEDs Kurdish Peshmerga Forces Seize ISIS Armored Tanker VBIED, Iraq Terror Cell Apprehended and Weapons Seized in Southeast Iran Instructional Videos on Booby-Trapping Hand Grenades, Ukraine Hamas-Made Grenades Instructional Manual for Improvised Directional Fragmentation Weapon Instructional Video on IED & HME Production, for Uzbeks in Syria Ansar al-furqan Cell Arrested and IEDs & HME Seized, Iran Directional IED Neutralized in Hawle Wadag District, Somalia Receiver Used in RCIED Designed by the Syria SSRC Attempted Assassination of Afghan Vice President with IED in Saddle ISF EOD Unit Documents Neutralization of ISIS PBIEDs, Iraq + Terrorist Attack Targets National Bardo Museum, Tunisia ISIS SVBIED Attack against Libyan National Army Position, Libya

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9 MÖBIUS February 2014 MÖBIUS January 2014 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies() 9 Al-Takfir wal-hijra Cell Arrested in Moscow, Russia Farsi Instructional Manuals: Optimal Position for Pipe IED Initiator; Improvised Electric Detonator Assembly Smuggled to Syrian Rebels via Turkey + South Sinai Security Directorate Targeted in SVBIED Attack Triple IED Plot Foiled, Narathiwat Province, Thailand Somali al-shabaab Work Accident in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia + Two IEDs Planted Near Shi a Mosque in Dagestan Work Accident en Route to Attack on Political Rally, Bangladesh December 2013 PBIED Attacks in Volgograd, Russia TIP Instructional Videos for Assembling IEDs from Match Heads + IEDs Seized in Taloqan, Afghanistan Truck SVBIED featuring Rocket Launchers for Attacking Fortified Targets, Syria + Iraqi Hezbollah Thaqeb 25 Shaped Charge Bahrain Security Forces Thwart IED Attacks and Weapons Smuggling NPA IEDs and Firing Devices Seized in the Philippines Roadside IEDs Neutralized on Major Routes in Northern Yemen +

10 MÖBIUS April 2014 MÖBIUS March 2014 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies() 10 Explosives Workshop Raided in Ash-Shihr, Yemen IED Camouflaged in a Log, Yala, Thailand Weapons Cache Seized in Kabul, Afghanistan + Two VBIEDs Seized and IED Storehouse Raided in Lebanon + Foiled Suicide Bombing, IEDs Seized in Ismailiyyah, Egypt IED Attack on Cairo Bus, Egypt IED Workshop Raided and VBIED Uncovered in Karachi, Pakistan Turkistan Islamic Party Posts Uyghur IID Instructional Video Electronics Workshop Raided in Nineveh Governorate, Iraq Indonesian Manual on the Assembly of Electronic Timers Dump Truck SVBIED Attack at Jalmeh Checkpoint, Syria VBIED Seized in Mombasa, Kenya Weapons Seized and Attack Foiled, Kabul, Afghanistan IEDs Seized from Maoist PLFI Militants in Jharkhand, India VBIED Seized in Ham, Lebanon SVBIED Neutralized in Jowzjan, Afghanistan

11 MÖBIUS June 2014 MÖBIUS May 2014 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies() 11 Firearms Attack on Kabul Serena Hotel, Afghanistan Coordinated IED and Stabbing Attack at Urumqi Railway Station, China Instructional Video on TTP Directionally Focused Fragmentation Charge Egyptian Security Forces Uncover Ansar Bayt al-maqdis Cell in Egypt TTP Instructional Video on PBIED Assembly IED with Double Initiation System Neutralized in el-arish FARC Targets Colombian Petroleum and Energy Infrastructures TTP Instructional Video on Improvised Claymore IED Assembly PRC Instructional Video on DFFCs Book IED Mailed to Itea Police Station, Greece PRC Instructional Video on Improvised Electric Detonators Uyghur-Made IEDs Seized in China SVBIED and APC SVBIED Attack on Military Checkpost near Hama, Syria Bucket IEDs with Tilt Switches Seized in Derbent, Dagestan Right Sector IED Cache Uncovered in Sloviansk, Eastern Ukraine SVBIED Attack on Damaturu Police Station, Nigeria Thwarted +

12 MÖBIUS August 2014 MÖBIUS July 2014 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies() 12 IED Planted near Presidential Administration, Kiev, Ukraine VBIED Planted by Regime Forces Discovered in Mara a, Aleppo + Attack on Jinnah International Airport, Karachi, Pakistan Yemen Launches Offensive against AQ Strongholds in Abyan & Shabwa IED Neutralized near the Russian Consulate in Odessa, Ukraine Improvised TIP Anti-Personnel Fragmentation Stake Mines Palestinian Manual on Blasting Machine Discussion on Lessons Learned from IED Attacks on Aircraft + Islamic State IED and Explosives Workshop in Homs, Syria TIP Improvised AP Mine + Vehicle-Attached IED, Lido Beach, Mogadishu, Somalia Islamic State (formerly ISIS) HMMWV SVBIED Attack, al- Ramadi, Iraq Multiple VBIEDs Neutralized in Tripoli, Libya Palestinian Instructional Video on RC Initiation System & Circuit Breaker + Weapons Cache Uncovered in Fnaydeq, Lebanon + SSU Raid on IED Workshop in Zhytomyr, Ukraine

13 MÖBIUS October 2014 MÖBIUS September 2014 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies() 13 Discussion on Lessons Learned from IED Attacks on Aircraft + IED Neutralized near Home of Army Officer in el-arish, Sinai Peninsula Islamic State (ISIS) Speed Bump IEDs, Iraq Youm-e-Ali 2014 Attack Foiled, Karachi, Pakistan + VBIED Neutralized in Marea, Aleppo Governorate, Syria + VBIED Neutralized in Pattani, Southern Thailand Palestinian Instructional Video on PBIED Assembly Popular Personal "Defensive" PBIED Trend in Iraq and Syria + VBIED Neutralized in Donetsk, Ukraine + IED Neutralized under Road in Ban Rae, Yala Province, Thailand Al-Shabab Directional Charges Seized in Somalia Galician Resistance IED Attack and IED Cache Uncovered, Spain Kurds in Northern Iraq Neutralize IEDs planted by the Islamic State Spanish Anarchist IED/HME Manual VBIED Packed with Gel Explosives Neutralized in Kabul, Afghanistan IEDs in Houthi Camp near Sana a, Yemen

14 MÖBIUS December 2014 MÖBIUS November 2014 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies() 14 Ahrar ash-sham Seizes VBIED in Idlib, Syria Pipe IEDs Neutralized on the Myanmar-Thai Border Islamic State Weapons Recovered in Sheikh Amer, Anbar Province, Iraq + IEDs and IED Components Seized in Northern Bangladesh + APC VBIED and SVBIED Used to Breach Blockade of al-maliha, Syria + RCIEDs Found in Houthi Camp near Sana a, Yemen Raid on Ansar Bayt al-maqdis Cell, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt IED Workshop Uncovered at al-eman University, Amran, Yemen Sizable Weapons Cache Seized in Balochistan, Pakistan + PBIEDs Seized in Banaadir, Somalia + Two HUJI IED and HME Workshops Uncovered in Bangladesh RCIED Neutralized in Narathiwat, Thailand AQAP PBIED Tailored for Aircraft Infiltration & Targeted Assassinations + RC VBIED Neutralized in Deir ez-zor, Syria Palestinian VBIED Instructional Manual Uyghur Armored Truck SVBIED Attacks in Syria

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16 MÖBIUS February 2013 MÖBIUS January 2013 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies () 16 A Guide for Production of Improvised Anti-Helicopter Weapon Manufacturing of EFP Charge by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad Converting Submunitions into IEDs in Syria Seizure of IEDs and Weaponry in Southern Yemen Rebel IED Laboratory in Lattakia, Syria Foiled Terror Attack on Ashura Procession in Karachi Attack on National Gendarmerie Headquarters in Ouargla, Algeria PKK IED Preparation Video, Turkey Jihadist Manual for Production of Electric Detonator PIJ Presents an Underbelly Charge Laying Booby-Trapped Anti-Personnel Mines, Syria + Terrorist Attack Thwarted in Davao City, the Philippines Foiled Assassination Attempt on Pakistani News Anchor Foiled Attack on Karachi Police Station TTP Operatives Arrested and Explosive ATV Seized in Karachi + Al-Qaeda Explosives Workshop in Yemen Raided +

17 MÖBIUS March 2013 MÖBIUS March 2013 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies () 17 Jihadist Group in Syria Presents RC-Driven VBIED Jihadists Discuss Methods of Targeting Airplanes and VIPs by Swallowing Explosives Specifications and Test Results of Hezbollah Explosive Charges + IEDs Defused in Benghazi, Libya + Attack by Global Jihad Operatives Next to Israel-Egypt Border Fence Capture of Camouflaged IEDs in the Capital of Dagestan Foiled Nationalist Attack in Poland Weapons Cache Uncovered in Quetta, Pakistan + IED on Minibus Neutralized in Nairobi, Kenya IEDs Camouflaged in Ghee Packaging, Syria Catalog of Products for Syrian Rebels Posted Online U.S. Embassy Suicide Bomber, Ankara, Turkey Smuggled Iranian Weapons Seized in Yemen + Series of Attacks in Pattani, Thailand Syrian Rebels Present an Improvised Hand Grenade Documentation of Directional Fragmentation IED Assembly by Pakistani Taliban

18 MÖBIUS June 2013 MÖBIUS May 2013 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies () 18 Urdu Manual for PBIED Production Improvised Hezbollah Claymore Charge Uncovered in Damascus Twin Attack against Police-Military Base in Afghanistan Failed Attack on Train in Taipei, Taiwan Motorcycle Borne IED and VBIED in Mueang Narathiwat, Thailand Christmas Attack in Poso, Indonesia Thwarted VBIED Attack in Karachi, Pakistan Improvised Mines Seized in Colombia Manual for Preparing the Ababil Airborne IED Jihadists Discuss Manufacture of Pipe IEDs and RC Switches as Published in Inspire Magazine PBIED, IEDS and Weapons Seized in Stavropol, Russia + VBIED Attack Against Shi a Militia, Iraq Ansar al-sharia IED Lab Uncovered in Tunisia Unique Improvised Mortar and Projectiles Developed by Syrian Rebels Seizure of Arms Cache and Arrests in Gujrat, Pakistan + IEDs Neutralized near the Yala Technical College, Thailand

19 MÖBIUS August 2013 MÖBIUS July 2013 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies () 19 New Type of 'Standardized' IRAM Used By Shia Militias in Syria Small PBIEDs Seized in Dagestan Booby-Traps Employed in Ingush Camps RCIED Planted Near Ba ath Party Headquarters in Beqaa, Lebanon Fragmentation IED Seized in Benghazi, Libya IED in Rubber Tree Plantation, Thailand Attack on National Gendarmerie Headquarters in Ouargla, Algeria Turkistani Jihadists Carry out SVBIED Attack in Afghanistan MUJWA SVBIED Preparation Video, Western Africa Seizure of Munitions Cache in Kabardino-Balkaria, Russia + Rebels Disassemble LVBIED in Homs, Syria Iranian Tutorial on the Manufacture of PBIEDs IED Attack on Tasikmalaya Police Station, West Java, Indonesia Mahabodhi Temple Blast, Bodh Gaya, India Taiwan Train Attackers Conducted CW and BW Experiments Triple SVBIED Attack in Kabul and Jalalabad, Afghanistan Indonesian Jihadist Manual on IED

20 MÖBIUS October 2013 MÖBIUS September 2013 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies () 20 Rebel Booby Traps in Qusayr, Syria IED Attack against Oil Company Security Guards in Yemen Attempted Double IED Attack Foiled in Yala, Southern Thailand Farsi Tutorial on the Manufacture of RC-Initiated Pipe IED + Widespread Use of Bucket IEDs in the North Caucuses Documentation of VBIED Assembly and Initiation in Afghanistan Double IED Attack in Makhachkala, Dagestan Taiwan Train Attackers Conducted CW and BW Experiments IED Instructional Facility Revealed in Dagestani Mosque Foiled PBIED Attack at Shia Mosque in Islamabad, Pakistan Attempted Sticky IED Attack on Makhachkala Police Officer, Dagestan + IEDs with Similar Components Neutralized in Narathiwat, Thailand Iranian Manual on Production of Ammonium Nitrate- Based IED Syrian Rebel Learn How to Place and Initiate Mines and IEDs + PBIEDs and Explosives Seized in Faisalabad, Pakistan + VBIED in Mezzeh District, Damascus

21 MÖBIUS December 2013 MÖBIUS November 2013 Knowledge Base ()/ Case Studies () 21 Indonesian Instructional Video on the Production of a Photoelectric Sensor Trigger Indonesian Jihadist Manual on IED Arms Caches Seized in Northern Sinai Attempted SVBIED Assassination of Egyptian Interior Minister Weapons Seized in Helmand Province, Afghanistan + Motorized Tricycle IED Attack Thwarted in Northern Syria Manual for Preparing Chemical Delay Switch for non-metal IEDs Jihadist Forum Discussion on Hezbollah Timer Multiple RCIEDs Neutralized in Benghazi, Libya + Attempted MBIED Attack in Colombia + Discussion on Incorporating Gas Tankers in VBIED Attacks, Syria Foiled Truck SVBIED in Muqdadiya, Iraq Attack on Military Base and Uranium Mine in Niger Series of Attacks during Political Rally in Patna, India Series of Attacks in Myanmar + Series of Attempted Attacks by Greek Anarchist Groups

22 The Möbius catalog is updated every month as new Möbius reports reach completion. Last updated April, 2015.

23 23 Möbius Senior Analysts Gadi Aviran Terrogence Founder & CEO Gadi Aviran founded Terrogence Ltd. in October 2004 following a unique, 25 year career combining military service and security related industry positions. Mr. Aviran served as Deputy Commander of the IDF EOD unit (Ret.), and as director of the explosives research branch on the Israeli DMI. He is one of Israel's leading authorities in the field of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) disposal, and is a renowned expert among technical terror threat analysts. Michael Cardash Senior C-IED Analyst A globally recognized expert in the field of defeating improvised explosive devices (IEDs), M. Cardash served as Deputy Head of the Israeli Police Bomb Disposal Division, where he commanded bomb disposal units during intense terrorist conflicts (first & second intifada), gaining immense experience investigating and responding to a variety of terror attacks and to suicide bombing devices and TTPs in particular. He also headed the Israeli police bomb disposal school and assisted in founding relevant counter-terror security procedures.

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