Law enforcement agents, narcotics officers and customs personnel can now quickly and safely identify the synthetic opioid carfentanil and dozens of additional emerging drugs with the newest library update for the Thermo Scientific TruNarc handheld narcotics analyzer.
First Line Technology received new data from MRI Global, one of the nation’s leading research institutes, proving that Dahlgren Decontamination solution neutralizes over 99.9% of bulk fentanyl hydrochloride within five minutes.
American Security Today has announced the 2017 'ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award’ winners for outstanding product development achievements and exciting new technologies that address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.
Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) is pioneering a series of educational workshops to inform first responders on how to use technology to protect themselves against fentanyl exposure.
First Line Technology and Federal Resources announced a strategic partnership to provide a greater selection of best-in-class decontamination and personal cooling technologies to government and commercial customers.
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...
Persistent Systems, LLC (“Persistent”), a leader in Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) Technology and developer of Wave Relay®, announced on September 13 that it was awarded an $8.9 million contract award to provide more than 950 MPU5 radios to the U.S. Army National Guard’s Weapons of Mass...
Yesterday the Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ambassador Ahmet Üzümcü of Turkey, congratulated Russia on completing the destruction of its chemical weapon stockpile which originally totaled 39967 agent tonnes (i.e., excluding munition...
Safety solutions provider Survitec is launching its new Sonics Bio Skin and Bio Shell protective suits – designed in conjunction with Gore with the CBRN market in mind – at DSEI in London next week
Opec CBRNe, the new name for Remploy Frontline products, snags preferred ensemble for Australian government
The Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Division of the National Guard Bureau's Operations Directorate have teamed up with other DOD agencies to develop a robotic chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incident response capacity within the DoD.
Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) is at the forefront of arming first responders with solutions to safeguard against the presence of fentanyl. Working directly with international law enforcement and hazmat agencies, SDI has adapted a range of existing technologies to be able to quickly and accurately...
First Line Technology received new lab results confirming that Dahlgren Decon neutralizes 100% of carfentanil in under five minutes.
Pittsburgh police say 18 members of their SWAT team were exposed to a an unknown airborne chemical that caused them to become dizzy and numb during a drug raid. Thankfully it is now reported that all members of the team are OK.
A report on the analytical comparison of Raman and FT-IR is available from Rigaku Analytical Devices
Raman and Infrared (IR) spectroscopy are mutually complementary techniques used for characterization and identification of materials. The study focused on the applicability of these two techniques to determine if they can be used interchangeably for hazardous material identification or if there...
Twelve dock workers and a firefighter sustained minor to mild injuries after a a 6,000-gallon tank began leaking on a container ship in the Port of Long Beach. The incident was attended by the Long Beach Fire Department and U.S. Coast Guard.
Cobalt’s Resolve, a ground-breaking new handheld system that identifies hazardous materials - including explosives and CWAs - through sealed opaque containers, will be demonstrated at DSEI, London and MSPO, Kielce in September 2017. This will be Cobalt’s first time at both these major...
Bruker announced on August 2nd the closing of a technology platform and product line acquisition to further expand its range of bacterial, viral and toxin detection solutions for homeland security bio-detection and for selected microbiology applications.
John Hart, from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), on the potential candidates for leading the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Decon7 announced this week that their patented D7-DF200 formula can effectively neutralize fentanyl.
PyroGenesis has been awarded a contract by the Canadian government to provide technical support during the final live agent testing phase of its tactical Plasma Arc Chemical Warfare Agents Destruction System (PACWADS).
Battelle announced yesterday it has received a Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Homeland Defense & Security Technical Area Task (HD TAT) award supporting the National Guard Bureau (NGB) Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Division.
An intensive collaboration of seven junior scientists and engineers has resulted in a system called Senses CBR Agents Pre-Engagement and Goes Over All Terrain (SCAPEGOAT).
Argon Electronics, the global leader in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) and HazMat training systems, celebrates 30 years in business this month and, in commemoration, has released an eBook that explores the three key types of Chemical Warfare Agent (CWA) training: Live Agent...
US technology giant, Agilent Technologies, today announced it has acquired U.K. based raman technology company, Cobalt Light Systems for £40m
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
The UK Ministry Of Defence has signed into service the first of 6 Thales Biological Surveillance and Collector Systems (BSCS), delivered by Thales at a formal ceremony at Williams Formula 1, Grove on 24 May 2017.
First Line Technology received new data from one of the nation’s leading research institutes that confirms Dahlgren Decon is one of the most effective decontamination solutions for neutralizing the deadly effects of the hazardous opioid, fentanyl.
908 Devices announced the release of MX908TM, a second-generation handheld chemical detection and identification device powered by the company’s patented and award-winning high-pressure mass spectrometry (HPMSTM) technology.
FLIR Systems today announced the Griffin G510 Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS), its first person-portable chemical identifier. The FLIR Griffin G510 enables military and civil responders to easily sample all phases of matter, including solid, liquid, and vapor, to rapidly identify...
A World War II-era munition containing mustard agent, recovered in Illinois last year, was safely destroyed on-site on May 14 by a team from Maryland that specializes in this type of mission.
Argon Delivers PlumeSIM instrumented CBRN training system to Austrian CBRN Defence School
Kappler’s AntiFog Expanded-View Visor means no more fogged-up face visors for gas-tight suit wearers.
Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of the CNIM Group, announced that its Second Sight MS standoff detector of chemical threats has just been chosen by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to equip its troops
Interfax announced that Russia has disposed of more than 39,000 tonnes of its stockpiles of chemical warfare agents as of April 20
SwRI-developed mobile system to destroy dangerous chemical warfare agents on site. The mobile treatment unit uses readily available resources in the field, producing no hazardous waste
FORT EUSTIS, Va. – Media are invited to cover Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) members participating in joint training exercises Vibrant Response 17 (VR 17 at Camp Atterbury, Indiana, and Guardian Response 17 (GR 17) at Muscatatuk Urban Training Center, Indiana, April 24 to 30.
Battelle and Nanotherapeutics Form Alliance to Speed Up Process of Industry Bringing Medical Countermeasures to MarketFocus is on vaccines and therapeutics to counter Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) threats to U.S. Armed Forces
Battelle’s Live-Agent Test Week is an opportunity for manufacturers and developers of personal protective equipment to submit their materials for live chemical agent permeation testing.
FLIR Systems, Inc. announced today that it has received a delivery order for 50 U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits (CBRN DR-SKO) systems. The delivery order is under a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity...
Leader from the Feb issue on VX poisoning
L3 Sonoma EO announced today that it has been named as a prime contractor on the Chemical Surface Detector (CSD) contract by the Joint Project Manager for Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Contamination Avoidance (JPM NBCCA) within the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological...
The CBRN sampling equipment and a certified transport packaging container will be delivered to INTERPOL's BioTerrorism Prevention Unit.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Security - Research Report, Drivers and Restr
Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) security includes the protective and preventive measures to combat situations which involve these hazardous agents. CBRN security is a growing market worldwide owing to the concerns for protection of civilian lives and maintenance of...
Thermo Scientific Gemini analyzer can now integrate HazMasterG3 for informed decision-making when assessing dangerous chemical formulations
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...
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...
SpectroDrone is the world’s first sensor system capable of detecting explosives, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other chemical compounds from a safe, standoff distance.
BWC review conference saw the launch of a new NGO
SMITHS DETECTION INC.’S DUAL-VIEW HI-SCAN 180180-2IS PRO QUALIFIES FOR TSA’S AIR CARGO SCREENING TEC
Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) today announces that its advanced dual-view X-ray cargo scanner, the HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro, has become its latest system to be accepted into the “qualified” section of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)’s Air Cargo Screening Technology List (ACSTL).