European forces decide they can do without the UK

France and Germany edged toward achieving a 70-year-old ambition to integrate European defenses on Monday, signing a pact with 21 other EU governments to fund, develop and deploy armed forces after Britain’s decision to quit the bloc. European Union foreign and defence ministers attended a

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FLIR Announces New Radiation Detector: the identiFINDER R440

FLIR has announced the FLIR identiFINDER® R440 handheld radioisotope detector and identifier. The FLIR identiFINDER R440 provides homeland security personnel with critical infrastructure protection and military and first responder special teams quick situational assessment during radiological

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Remploy's back...

Opec CBRNe, the new name for Remploy Frontline products, snags preferred ensemble for Australian government

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Free ENCIRCLE CBRN Workshop

The 2017 ENCIRCLE workshop will allow better understanding of the ENCIRCLE project and its objectives. It will present the first results of the ENCIRCLE project, the analysis of current needs and gaps in the CBRNe field.

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Agilent purchase Cobalt Light

US technology giant, Agilent Technologies, today announced it has acquired U.K. based raman technology company, Cobalt Light Systems for £40m

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Khan Shaykhun and the FFM

On 29 June the OPCW’s Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) in Syria issued its report concluding that sarin had been used at Khan Shaykhun (Idlib Governate) on 4 April 2017

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Prime the pump

Today FLIR announced the launch of its new educational resource, FLIR PRIMED – Prepare, Recognize, Input, Monitor, Experience, Decision – a free, online tool that provides First Responders with best practices for HAZMAT accidents and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and/or Explosives

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Call for Papers for Indianapolis Convergence 2017

Are you working on research which would be of interest to emergency first responders? If so, we’d like to invite you to submit an abstract for our CBRNe World Convergence 2017 which is taking place in Indianapolis (November 6-8).

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Defense Threat Reduction Agency Awards Leidos Prime Contract

Leidos, a global science and technology company, was awarded a contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to support DTRA's Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) and Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program through a worldwide Scientific & Technical Engagement

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Bruker Delivering 300 Hand-Held Chemical Detectors to German BBK

LEIPZIG, Germany – December 21, 2016: Bruker announced that it is in the process of delivering three hundred (300) RAID™ M-100 hand-held chemical detectors based on ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) to the German Civil Defense Authority Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe

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Battelle’s David Winkel Receives Prestigious Billy Richardson Award

The Dr. Billy Richardson Award for young NBC Researchers recognizes young leaders who are committed to nuclear, biological and chemical defense. Winkel is the third Battelle researcher to win this award. An 11-year employee at Battelle, Winkel has tested joint service general purpose masks and

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London Calling!

The psychological impact of a CBRN incident and public reaction to mass decontamination, will be among the key topics to be explored as part of the packed three-day programme for CBRNe Convergence Europe, taking place in London early next year.

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Day one of CBRNe Convergence 2016

From detection through to forensics and EOD, we have had a highly successful first day at CBRNe Convergence 2016 with a packed full-day programme. The 300-strong delegation who have flown in from across the world, heard presentations from a variety of military, defence, emergency and private

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CBRNe advice for the new US President

With only one week to go until CBRNe Convergence 2016 in San Diego, and the Presidential election results due shortly afterwards, we asked one of our key speakers what CBRN issues the new President will be facing.

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Bitter as the cud

Brigadier General Hajar Ismail, director of coordination and relations for the Kurdistan regional government and Ministry of Peshmerga, talks to Gwyn Winfield about what chemical weapon attacks to expect in Northern Iraq

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REBS downselected for JUPITR

The REBS, cost-effective technology, passes government testing with “live agents” and will be deployed to the Republic of Korea as part of the DoD’s JUPITR program.

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Federal Resources completes acquisition of KD Analytical

Federal Resources Supply Company announced today that it has acquired KD Analytical Consulting, Inc. The acquisition significantly expands upon Federal Resources’ current success in providing high-quality, cost-effective total life-cycle solutions for its customers in first response and special

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CBRN Forensics dates

CBRNe World is involved in the EC funded GIFT project, www.giftforensics.eu, which is dedicated to improving your ability to safely handle evidence and move to prosecution. Here are some 'out and about' dates for your diary.

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