Future of Decon programme

CBRNe World is proud to announce the line up of their future of decon programme which can be found:here

We have two plenary overviews from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Joint Programme Executive Office for Chemical and Biological defence, and then into some of the cutting edge research going...

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Teledyne FLIR Wins Pentagon Contract to Develop First Individual Chemical Detector for Warfighters

Teledyne FLIR announced it has won a contract to develop the first mass-wearable chemical detector for U.S. troops under the Pentagon’s Compact Vapor Chemical Agent Detector (CVCAD) program. The company received $4.0 million in initial funding.

Currently, troops lack the protection of an individually worn sensor. They rely on mostly...

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DEVCOM CBC Helps DoD Ensure Carbon Supply


A new qualifying standard for military grade carbon used in gas masks and protective filters has been developed by a partnership of experts in chemical and biological protection, eliminating U.S. reliance on a single source for this critical material.

Experts at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command...

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HSI® awarded $1 million DND IDEaS contract to develop the Citadel™ respirator prototype

HumanSystems®  Incorporated has been awarded $1,000,000 through the Department of National Defence’s (DND) Innovation For Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)  program to continue its development of the Citadel™ (Pat. Pending) respirator designed to better protect soldiers in hazardous chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) environments. 

This project follows a previous IDEaS contract to...

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Spot goes Dutch!

A recent multidisciplinary exercise at the National Training Centre CBRN involved a special player, none other than Spot! The scenario was an attack on a metro station in which not only firearms were used, but also possible CBRN agents were deployed. The exercise involved the CBRN Responseenheid, EODD, RIVM and LTFO...

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Dr Christopher Timperley awarded OBE

Dr Christopher Timperley is made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his service to UK Defence and Security. His work has been vital to the global non-proliferation policy and decision making in the campaign against chemical weapons. In particular his selfless dedication during...

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Unusual Influenzas

Recently we have seen reports of cases of avian and swine influenzas showing up in humans. This of course does happen from time to time, but we presently seem to have a bit of a rash of cases. 

From outbreaknewstoday.com

H5N6 avian influenza case reported in Chengdu, Sichuan Province
Officials with...

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3M dump FRR

The claim to the 'world's most advanced respirator' has just lost a contender. 3M/Scott are no longer producing the First Responder Respirator (FRR) the export version of the UK MoD's General Service Respirator (confusingly the maintenance and resupply of this has been an Avon responsibility since 2019). CBRNe World had...

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IonSense Appoints Jeff Zonderman as CEO as it expands its direct analysis mass spectrometry technology to new platforms

IonSense (Saugus, MA), a leading provider of Open Air/Ambient Ionization sources, systems and integrated solutions for the $5B Mass Spectrometry marketplace, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeffrey Zonderman as President and Chief Executive Officer.

The appointment is key to the company’s strategy for accelerated growth in applied markets...

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