SIGA Announces BARDA Exercise of Procurement Options Valued at Approximately $26 Million for IV TPOXX

SIGA Technologies, Inc., a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company, today announced the exercise of procurement options under its 75A50118C00019 (19C) contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the delivery to the U.S. government of intravenous (IV) formulation of TPOXX treatment courses valued at approximately $26 million . These option exercises represent the...

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Kromek releases end of year results

Kromek, a leading developer of radiation and bio-detection technology solutions for the advanced imaging and CBRN detection segments, has announced its final results for the year ended 30 April 2022.

Kromk have had a particulalry good year in terms of receiving new, and renewed, contracts for their CBRN products. 


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Smiths and Block MEMS chase proximity stand off detection

Smiths Detection alongside Block MEMS, LLC (Block) have been selected by DTRA and JPEO CBRND a Proximate Chemical Agent Detector (PCAD) capable of non-contact detection of solid and liquid threats. PCAD will provide a stand-off (non-contact) Chemical Agent Detector that will be able to identify/classify solid and liquid hazards on various...

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US Nuclear disablement team trains at UK's Sellafield

DVIDs reported that American Soldiers from Nuclear Disablement Team 2 conducted nuclear counterproliferation training with personnel from the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration and United Kingdom Ministry of Defense during an exercise in May. The exercise was the first time one of the U.S. Army Nuclear Disablement Teams have trained in...

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DetectaChem/MD-Bio Introduce Assay for Monkeypox Detection

DetectaChem and its subsidiary MD-Bio, the global leaders in innovative threat detection solutions used extensively by the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Homeland Security, law enforcement, first responders and public health agencies around the world, today announce the launch of their MD-Bio qPCR Monkeypox Detection Assay.

As the global need...

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Everything is Converging!

Deb Rosenblum, assistant secretary of defense for nuclear, chemical and biological program, recently hopped on the  convergence bandwagon by announcing something called 'bio-convergence.' National Defence magazine quoted her speech from the recent NDIA CBRN conference; "“Technologies like artificial intelligence, nanotechnology and physics are being applied to the life sciences, creating...

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908 catches a Trace

908 Devices a pioneer of purpose-built handheld and desktop mass spec devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately-held TRACE Analytics GmbH, based in Braunschweig, Germany, a provider of on-line analysis and sampling systems for biotech applications. 908 Devices expects the acquired technology...

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Dr. Kemper Talley named the 2022 Joseph D. Wienand STEM Excellence Award winner.

Teledyne FLIR Defense has announced that Dr. Kemper Talley was named the 2022 Joseph D. Wienand Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Excellence Award winner. The award was presented by the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) at its 2022 Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Conference and Exhibition in Baltimore.

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