UDR-13 and UDR-14 radiation training simulators from Argon

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


Argon releases RadEye GF-10 SIM radiation training simulator

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.

High impact gamma radiation


CBRN Training in Vietnam

Source: Kênh Truyền hình Quốc phòng Việt Nam - National Defense Television Channel of Vietnam

A few weeks ago the Chemical Corps of the People's Army of Vietnam & local militia carried out a chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN defense) training exercise in


Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Updates

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


Valuable Insights from TRACIE

Back in July we announced the arrival of TRACIE, the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange from HHS ASPR. 

Part of the TRACIE initiative is to provide valuable tools and information in the form of newsletters, one of which is The


Bringing the HEAT

Story from Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe (BBK)

The Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance ( BBK ), in close cooperation with the Robert Koch Institute ( RKI ), carried out an exclusive Hostile Environment Awareness


CEHC to Launch Center for Advanced Red Teaming (CART)

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


NIOSH Releases First Responder Illicit Drug Toolkit

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


Snapshot: S&T NUSTL Supports First Responder Radiological Preparedness

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


Toxic Valley 2019

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


Military Dogs Train for CBRN Exposure

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 Adds CounterDrug Training Course to Training Capabilities Profile

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


Indian Navy's maiden CBRN training facility officially opened

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,


DHS S&T Holds Operational Experiment in Houston

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) ...

You're Invited! New RadIQ Training

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! ...

CDP launches Expeditionary Training capability

The Center for Domestic Preparedness is now able to provide expeditionary training to responders, particularly those immediately facing or recovering from disasters.

The center recently condensed a number of CDP courses into just-in-time, one- to four-hour training modules which they


New Argon Training Insights Newsletter

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


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