Steadicopter and Viking Drone Packaging launch new capability for transporting critical equipment, including hazardous materials, by air

Steadicopter – a leader in the Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS) industry – has announced its collaboration with UK-based Viking Drone Packaging – leading experts in the fields of packaging, UAS operations and the transport of dangerous goods – with the launch of a new capability for transporting critical equipment,

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Milrem Robotics delivers the THeMIS UGV to Ukraine


The European leading robotics and autonomous system developer Milrem Robotics delivered the THeMIS unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) suited for casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) and transportation of supplies to Ukraine.

The THeMIS equipped with stretchers for rapid CASEVAC was delivered to a Ukrainian charitable organization. Onsite training was provided upon delivery for...

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DQE Launches New Kore Kooler Website Focused on Heat Illness Prevention and Heat Stress Safety

DQE is excited to announce the launch of its new website focused on heat stress safety. Visit to learn more about how heat stress affects athletes, industrial workers, emergency responders, construction workers, and anyone working in high heat and humidity conditions. DQE’s goal is to show how the Kore Kooler...

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Port Canaveral Gets $1.9 Million for Security Upgrades

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Port Security Grant Program (PSGP) has awarded $1,941,285 in federal grant funding for several projects at Port Canaveral to protect the Port’s critical infrastructure from terrorism and other security threats.

The Canaveral Port Authority (CPA)

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Convergence 22 Call for Papers

The time for CBRNe Convergence 2022 is fast approaching, with that in mind we thought we would give everyone a liitle extra time to submit abstracts for the call for papers and have extended the deadline to Friday September 23rd 2022 

Any paper justifiably related to CBRNe or HazMat will be...

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Germany Raids Companies that Exported ‘Dual-Use’ Chemicals to Russia

Originall published by Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project

German customs officers on Tuesday raided a network of companies suspected of selling precursor chemicals to Russia that could be used to manufacture chemical and biological weapons. 

The key German company, Riol Chemie GmbH, made more than 30 shipments of chemicals and...

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DHS Releases RFIP on Handheld Radioactive Contamination Detectors and Radiation Portal Monitors

Originally published by Homeland Security Today

DHS issued a Request for Information for Participation (RFIP) – Testing of Handheld Radioactive Contamination Detectors and Radiation Portal Monitors.

Following a commercial nuclear power plant accident it will be necessary to survey large numbers of people and vehicles; more than 300,000 people were...

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UAMS Receives $3.4 Million to Study Radiation Injuries Caused by Nuclear Accidents and Bioterrorism

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has received $3.4 million in funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health, to study acute and delayed injuries caused by full-body radiation exposure from a nuclear accident or bioterrorism.

The five-year study...

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“Major improvement” needed in biosecurity education of life scientists, say experts

There is a critical need for action across biological security education globally, a new paper by researchers from the Biological Security Research Centre (BSRC) at London Metropolitan University argues.

The paper, ‘Key issues in the implementation of the Tianjin Biosecurity Guidelines for Codes of Conduct for Scientists: A survey of...

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Argon awarded UK MoD Chemical Sense Training Equipment Support Contract

Argon Electronics (UK) Ltd. has been awarded a two year contract with an optional third year to provide in service support for a wide range of CBRN training equipment previously provided to UK MoD.

The equipment to be supported includes Camsim, MCAD-SIM, LCAD-SIM, ADM300A V1b-SIM training equipment and the associated...

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