Lt. Col. Andreas Baar is EOD Staff Officer in the C-IED Centre in the Bundeswehr Joint Forces Operations Command (BwJFOCOM) since 2015 and is responsible for the Technical Analysis of IED in the Evaluation and Analysis Section. He started his career in the Bundeswehr in 1996 in the Army’s Maintenance Corps as Mechanical Engineer. After training for Ammunition Specialists, he served as Range Safety Officer at different Military Training Areas and as Coy Commander at the German EOD Centre. From 2010 to 2015 he did conceptual work in the area of Ammunition Safety (Army Office) and C-IED (Army Concepts and Capabilities Development Center) in Köln. In 2015 he occupied his current position. During his career he was deployed as an EOD Platoon Leader in KOSOVO and Leader of an EOD Cell in AFGHANISTAN. Lt. Col. Baar is married and has one child.