During incidents involving mass decontamination, members of the public will respond both to the perceived threat (the possibility of being contaminated) and the way the threat is managed (actions taken by emergency responders). It is important for Emergency Responders to understand that the way
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The United States Navy has awarded an exclusive license agreement to a Virginia-based small business, First Line Technology, to permit the manufacture and distribution of lifesaving technology for warfighters and first responders nationwide. This revolutionary decontaminant, Dahlgren Decon,
Battelle Wins Joint Enterprise Contracted Logistics and Services Support (JE-CLaSS) Contract to Provide Broad Array of Chemical and Biological Defense Technical Services. Battelle qualified to bid for $900 million in technical work for Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological
GIFT CBRN, Generic Integrated Forensic Toolbox for CBRN incidents, starts in Den Haag. A series of training modules, technology and research projects being developed for law enforcement, CSI and forensics professionals
20th CBRNE Command are integrating into decisive action training rotations at the U.S. Army combat training centers. Effectively this means being able to demonstrated the task force's ability to respond to CBRNE hazards in support of combat operations.
Hotzone Technologies, the trading and commercial arm of Hotzone Solutions Group, and Y-Max, Inc. signed an agreement for the distribution of Hotzone Solutions’ chemical warfare simulation agents and its associated decontamination-training products.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with federal partners, announced the results of a multi-year project called Bio-Response Operational Testing and Evaluation (BOTE) that tested and evaluated decontamination techniques for a biological incident.
The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (USAMSSA), in conjunction with the Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JRO-CBRND), is seeking information on products, technologies, and approaches that support the mass casualty/patient...
Contracts released for radiation detection equipment via the European Instrument for stability, decontamination and chemical detection equipment for Australian DOD, Customs and Borders. Further details in the main main news item (click on the title)
Cristanini have been performing a range of tests on decontaminating a C130J and this has allowed them to announce that each 'J’ required 20kg of BX40, and that it took two hours to do a complete decontamination.