Flir increases presence in UAV market with Altavian

Flir continutes to push ahead into the robotics market with another purchase to expand their portfolio, they announced recently. They have acquired Altavian, a privately-held manufacturer of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) for defense and public safety customers. Altavian’s airframes integrate multiple sensors, including FLIR thermal technology, to provide users with...

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New Chemical Operations Support Specialist Course Finalizing At Center For Domestic Preparedness

By CBRNe Central

Curriculum developers at the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness are putting the final touches on a long-anticipated Chemical Operations Support Specialist (COSS) course.

During chemical emergencies, routine decisions and operations for Federal, State, local, territorial, and tribal (FSLTT) response agencies become increasingly complex. These...

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Kromek awarded two contract extensions for D3S products

Kromek, a worldwide supplier of detection technology focusing on the medical, security screening and nuclear markets, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded two contract extensions by a European government-related company to provide network solutions of its D3S-related technologies to counter nuclear terrorism. The contract extensions are worth...

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Rapiscan Systems Launches Orion Meteor 900M Walk-Through Metal Detector

Rapiscan® Systems, a leading, global supplier of security checkpoint and inspection technologies, announces the launch of the Orion Metor 900M, Rapiscan’s most advanced metal detection system to date.

The Metor 900M is Rapiscan’s first launch in an upcoming series of new, advanced, metal detection systems.

The Metor 900M is weatherproof with IP65...

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Kingdom of Thailand incorporates seven explosive deactivation aunav.NEXT robots

Kingdom of Thailand has incorporated seven units of the aunav.NEXT robot. Developed and manufactured entirely in Spain, its two synchronized arms make it unique on the market.

The customer, an active counter-terrorism unit, was also supplied with seven aunav.VAN command and control vehicles, the rapid intervention and transport unit developed to meet the needs...

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AeroVironment Acquires Telerob

On December 3, 2020, AeroVironment Inc. entered into a Share Purchase Agreement with Unmanned Systems Investments to purchase 100% of Telerob Gesellschaft für Fernhantierungstechnik mbH, including Telerob’s wholly owned subsidiary, Telerob USA, Inc.

The acquisition is expected to close by the spring of 2021, subject to German government clearance. Upon...

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Rigaku ResQ portfolio of handheld 1064nm Raman analyzers to be featured at CBRNe Convergence 2020 Bitesize Boston Event

Rigaku ResQ portfolio of handheld 1064nm Raman analyzers to be featured at CBRNe Convergence 2020 Bitesize Boston Event

Rigaku Analytical Devices, the pioneer in handheld 1064nm Raman laser technology, will showcase its portfolio of handheld Raman analyzers during the CBRNe Convergence 2020 Bitesize Boston Event being held December 1-4, 2020. 

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Bruker Launches the RAPIDplus (mod 4)

Today, Bruker announced the launch of the novel RAPIDplus (mod 4) Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) based stand-off detector for Chemical Warfare Agents (CWA) and Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TIC). RAPIDplus (mod 4) allows automated, 24/7 monitoring of chemical hazards at distances up to 5 km. It is specifically designed for maritime,  coastal, and shipboard environments...

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LMI Awarded $78M DHS CBRN Defense Support Contract

LMI will help the Department of Homeland Security's Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office manage chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense efforts under a potential $77.6M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

The nonprofit company said Nov. 30 it provided a threat detection technology prototype to the Joint Program Executive Office for CBRN Defense following...

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Kromek D-Matrix Product Webinar

On the 9th Dec 2020 - 1pm GMT the Kromek team will be holding a free product webinar on the D-Matrix gamma ray imager, a fully integrated, photon-counting, pixilated, 12-bit energy discriminating CZT detector/imager. The modular design enables a large field of view scaling.

In the webinar you will see:

  • Overview...

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Rapiscan Systems Learning Academy Earns CAA “Outstanding” Award for Security Training

The Learning Academy of Rapiscan Systems, a leading manufacturer of security inspection equipment, has been awarded an ‘Outstanding’ grade as a certified training provider by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) UK.

The Learning Academy provides certified training globally to an average of 3,000 students per year, having trained approximately 9,800...

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