What do Levi Stadium, Alcatraz Island, BART, Ring Central Stadium and Santa Clara University have in common? They are all hosting an exercise called BAYEX 2023. California National Guard's Hayward-based 95th WMD Civil Support Team has partnered with federal, state, and local agencies
Allen-Vanguard, a global leader in providing customized solutions for defeating Radio Frequency based terrorist and extremist threats, has delivered Explosive Threat Reduction Team (ETRT) training courses to Somalia security forces personnel. The innovative courses are designed to enhance
Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. has launched a training simulator for the Mirion AccuRad PRD. Developed jointly with Mirion Technologies, the AccuRad-SIM is the latest simulator product to be created using Argon’s ground-breaking highly realistic Gamma simulation technology.
Join Hazard3 and Safeware for an update on emerging threats and trends affecting the HazMat/CBRN community in 2022. This complimentary webinar will highlight threats and solutions that response teams should watch in 2022 ranging from domestic terrorism to technological hazards
The CONVERGE facility, headquartered at the Natural Hazards Center at the University of Colorado Boulder, is so pleased to announce the release of a seventh CONVERGE Training Module. This online course, which was supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National
In this case study from Argon, Ken Cochran, Radiological Specialist for the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) explains how the introduction of Argon's simulator-based technology enriched the agency’s hands-on training capability by enhancing the ability for
Due to the overwhelming success of thier hands-on virtual software training, Mirion are excited to announce the extension of their program into 2021. As many of us are part of the new remote working environment Mirion understand that completing your training program requirements can be a
Argon have released their latest case study, The rise of 21st century CBRN training, in which Chief Warrant Officer 5 Christopher Joy, former Commander of the CBRN Instruction Company Marine Corps Detachment at Fort Leonard Wood, explains how the introduction of Argon Electronics’
Redline Assured Security, a leading provider of government-standard training and security solutions, has received continued endorsement as an International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Aviation Security Training
Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have reached a two-year, $2.55 million Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) that will facilitate the development of a game-changing, ultra-realistic radiation simulator tool for first
The Public Health Foundation has set up training related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), available through the TRAIN Learning Network, a national learning network that aggregates training opportunities
Thanks to a combination of Argon’s wealth of simulation experience and our relationship with Mirion, the look, feel and response of the UDR-13 and UDR-14 radiation training simulators is extremely close to that of actual detectors.
The UDR-13 and UDR-14 simulators responds to Radsim
The newest addition to the Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. stable of radiation training simulators, the RadEye GF-10 SIM, promises to take the authenticity, repeatability and effectiveness of gamma radiation safety training to a new level.
REMM has recently announced updates to the web site (Radiation Emergency Medical Management) from HHS/ASPR and NIH/NLM. This update, the first since March 2019, again includes the option to download REMM to your desktop.
REMM now has more than 456 web pages. We have also added
The two-day Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation (CWD) conference supports the global effort to eliminate chemical weapons and fosters co-operation through the exchange of information and ideas relating to safe disposal.
The next CWD Conference will be held in May 2020, London. In addition
Historically, independent “red team” groups have been used by the U.S. military to test how well our armed forces can withstand attacks from adversaries. But, today, the tactic is evolving, with red teams using their skills and expertise to understand adversarial behavior and test security
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a new virtual toolkit to help first responders reduce their exposure to fentanyl and other illicit drugs. The toolkit provides resources to help keep first responders safe when arriving on a scene where illicit
A radiological dispersal device (RDD), or “dirty bomb,” detonation in a local jurisdiction will have significant consequences for public safety, responder health and critical infrastructure operations. First responders and emergency managers must quickly assess the hazard, issue protective
The Toxic Valley exercise, which annually organizes the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic, is an exercise of military specialists in the field of radiation, chemical, and biological protection (RCHBO) from NATO countries. The exercise is designed for sampling teams and mobile chemical
Members of the 637th Chemical Company, the 719th Medical Detachment Veterinary Service Support, and the 386th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron came together recently to conduct a live exercise to train to save the lives of military working dogs and their handlers in the event they were
Federal Resources have announced that they have expanded their training portfolio with the creation of a new initiative specifically designed to address the growing drug crisis in the United States. The Federal Resources CounterDrug Training Team leverages Federal Resources’ arsenal of the
The nuclear, biological and chemical training facility ‘Abhedya’ at INS Shivaji has special significance for the Indian Navy because now we will be able to provide holistic training in all three disciplines to our personnel on board a ship,” said Admiral Sunil Lanba, chief of Naval staff,
More than 220 participants from 13 Houston-area public safety agencies and 20 industry partners tested first responder technology integration in a December exercise at the Port of Houston. Led by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) ...
On December 18th, FR's training division HazMatIQ is holding a RadIQ Response Training session in Miami, FL. This course covers important information for responders to use in the hot zone. This course is limited enrollment, so sign up now! ...
In this edition: read an introduction to HazMat training; discover what to see and do at CBRNe Convergence 2018; learn about the most common HazMat threats for first responders; read how prepared firefighters feel to handle HazMat incidents and explore what the linchpins of effective HazMat