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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Russia completes the destruction of chemical weapons stockpile

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

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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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13 Injured in Hazmat Leak at Port of Long Beach

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.

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The Great Elector

John Hart, from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), on the potential candidates for leading the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

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PyroGenesis System in Final Testing Phase

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).

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Argon celebrates 30 years in business and releases a new eBook

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

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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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FLIR launch portable GCMS

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

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Field stripping CWA

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

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L3 Sonoma EO Announces Chemical Surface Detector Contract Award

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

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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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