Laying a false trail...

Are you planning to go to CBRNe Convergence, or another event, that offers a long flight/transit (yeah, you remember those...) and wondering what to read? How about a tale of low cunning and high intrigue that will surprise and amaze? It might not have a race to the airport, but...

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Avon Protection showcase respiratory and ballistic protection together at AUSA 2021

Avon Protection will be showcasing their latest respiratory and ballistic protection solutions at AUSA exhibition on October 13-16th 2021. As an innovative capability provider, Avon Protection understand the unique requirements of the modern warfighter and tactical operator. The capability on display at AUSA demonstrates Avon Protection’s continued investment in designing...

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Updated information on NIE applications for travel to the USA

Since last posting information on the requirment of applying for an NIE to travel to the USA, the web pages at the US Embassy in the UK have changed, and may have dones so elsewehere also. 

The information required to apply for an NIE is now to be found in...

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A rare feat: Material protects against both biological and chemical threats

Peer-Reviewed Publication: Northwestern University
Published in Eurekalert

A Northwestern University research team has developed a versatile composite fabric that can deactivate both biological threats, such as the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, and chemical threats, such as those used in chemical warfare. A material that is effective against both classes of...

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Leidos awarded DARPA contract to develop advanced protective equipment for U.S. Military

Leidos was recently awarded a prime contract by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for their Personalized Protective Biosystem (PPB) program. Through this award, Leidos will develop technology that reduces the need for burdensome protective equipment while increasing defense against both existing and future chemical and biological (CB) threats. This three-phase,

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Telerob receives multi-million dollar unmanned ground vehicle order from Latvian ministry of defense

 AeroVironment, Inc., a global leader in intelligent, multi-domain robotic systems, today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Telerob Gesellschaft für Fernhantierungstechnik mbH (Telerob), received a multi-million dollar firm-fixed-price order from the Latvian Ministry of Defense (MoD). The order, received on July 8, 2021, encompasses the procurement of telemax™ EVO HYBRID and 

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LexaGene Enters into Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with US DEVCOM

 LexaGene Holdings, Inc. a  molecular diagnostics company developing automated rapid polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing solutions for veterinary diagnostics and biopharmaceutical manufacturing, today announced it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the U.S. Army’s Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM).

This CRADA aims to foster innovative biothreat defense capability...

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Smiths Detection confirms BioFlash detects airborne SARS-CoV-2 variants including Delta and Delta plus

Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today confirms that its air sampler, BioFlash, can detect SARS-CoV-2 variants including the Alpha variant (B.1.1.7), Beta variant (B.1.351), Gamma variant (P.1), the Kappa variant (B1.617.1), Delta (B.1.617.2) and Delta plus variant (B.1.617.2.1).

The company is currently confirming...

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Noblis wins $263 million contract to advance DTRA’s implementation of the DOD’s cooperative threat reduction program

Under The Contract, Noblis Will Implement A Technology-Based Approach To Deliver Premiere Advisory Services. 

Noblis, Inc., a leading provider of science, technology and strategy services to the federal government, today announced it has received a five-year, $263 million prime contract from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to advance...

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Kromek to supply ‘dirty bomb’ detectors to United States

Sedgefield-based Kromek Group plc has announced a contract worth up to $1.6m to provide its world-leading radiation detection equipment to a US federal entity.

Kromek’s D3S-ID wearable nuclear radiation detector is designed to enable first responders, armed forces, border security and other chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) experts to...

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