For security reasons, the army bomb disposal unit rarely gives interviews but they allowed our reporter Vincent Murphy to spend a day with them. They showed him their equipment and explained how it all works. They even let him try on their blast suit!
In the movies, it always involves a tense choice between the green and red wire, and the bomb always gets defused just before the clock counts down to zero. But is that really how you dispose of an explosive device? Listen to Vincent's extended report below. Read his blog. And take a look at his photos