UK CBRN call for proposals

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This month's issue of CBRNe World contains an article from the UK Centre for Defence Enterprise on calls for proposals for hazard management. Further details in the main article.

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Utilis Iberica News

UTILIS IBERICA awarded a first contract of CBRN Individual Protection Material by Spanish Armed Forces

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Two USA procurement updates

1. Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Sensor Processing Group (NBCSPG)

Awarding Authority: Department of the Army, ACC-APG SCRT - Edgewood

2. Common Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Sensor Interface (CCSI) Compliant Radiation Detector (CCRD) Technical and Engineering Support...

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Check your package Sir?

Smiths land a modest contract (£346,000) for supplying baggage and explosive screening equipment to the MOD in Oxfordshire

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Growf! I’m a terrier!

Pall Corporation announced that their regenerable filters had been chosen for the UK Army’s next generation enginerring vehicle, the Terrier. Pall were chosen by BAE Systems, the prime contractor and systems integrator, and will utilise the Ametek division to fulfil the work. The system uses

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Product Watch Smiths get all Teutonic

Smiths Detection announced a contract to sell 550 LCD 3.3s to the Bundeswehr, a follow on order from their 2007 contract for 600 units, which also includes components for testing and other accessories.

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Norwegian Would

Bruhn Newtech announced that they had secured a long term CBRN Analysis, Maintenance and Support Contract for the Armed Forces of Norway. Bruhn will also have to provide capability upgrades for their CBRN Analysis battlefield management tool.

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Telops scan Poland for orders

Canadian stand off detection company Telops was proud to announce a $1.8 million contract with the Polish Military University of Technology for two of their Hyper Cams. Their hyper spectral imaging devices will be further customised to the Universities requirements – which is to support

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3M and Northrop claim DHHS money

In what might be evidence of a trend 3M and Northrop Grumman announced a $15.8 million contract from DHHS to deliver their integrated diagnostic capability – MDx. Their system will allow rapid, high-throughput surveillance and molecular diagnostics and will see £M receive $6 million and

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FL-ICX?

$268 million was the final sum, equating at $7.55 a share, that FLIR paid to turn ICx into a wholly owned subsidiary. FLIR are an thermal imaging and optics company, with little cross over with the ICx business, so their statement that it “represents an opportunity to expand our business into

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DRS get transportable decon contract

Natick Contracting Division awarded a $32.4 million contract to DRS Technology to provide small scale, joint service, transportable decontamination systems for non-sensitive equipment and facilities.

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Ker-ching!

Emergent Biosolutions announced a $51 million contract from BARDA for the development of a new anthrax vaccine utilising their protective antigen rPA. This antigen stimulates a protective immune-response that neutralises the anthrax toxins – which has long been an element of

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Hold me. I’m feeling PROTECTed

Smiths Detection announced that they had been awarded a five year contract from the Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) for a continuation of detection systems and an upgrade of their libraries and radiological detection. The system forms part of PROTECT, Program for Response

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Smiths news

Smiths announced that it has been awarded multiple contracts for the expansion of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) chemical detection programme - PROTECT. This programme has been running for five years in DC, New York and Boston, and this expansion will see an upgrade

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Med CM News

SIGA Technologies announced that they are expected to break cover on the size/possibility of US orders for their smallpox antiviral shortly.

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#37!

Behind that rather arbitrary number is a rather big achievement for a CBRN company, as ICx was chosen as one of Deloitte Touche’s Fast 500 companies, and came in at number 37 - the only CBRN company to do so. Deloitte announced that ICx had had a 5,518 per cent growth over the past five years -

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th the Raven – sarin!

Smiths Detection, meanwhile, has its eyes set on loftier heights as they work on UAV chemical detection. Working with ECBC and AeroVironment, manufacturer of the Raven UAV, they will contend with other companies in this field (such as Environics) to allow airborne early warning of chemical

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