The 1st Area Medical Laboratory, or 1st AML, returned home from a four-month deployment to Liberia, March 23.
Russia seems to be stepping up its CBRN Defence
STERIS CORPORATION RECEIVES AWARD OF JOINT SERVICE EQUIPMENT WIPE (JSEW) DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CONTRACT
BioFire Defense announced today that it has received Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its commercial FilmArray Ebola test (BioThreat-E test) as well as a second Ebola test to be used by laboratories designated by the Department of Defense.
Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of the French industrial group CNIM, is strengthening its range of instrumentation equipment and systems by acquiring the Saphymo Group. This take-over would take effect in early January 2015.
EOD operatives from the 20th CBRNE Command dealt with more than 2,000 calls in 12 months
Environics have been busy boys and girls over the summer holidays with a brace of new orders
Arktis announced that they have been awarded a Darpa contract to develop next generation neutron detectors.
20th CBRNE Command demonstrated its readiness, agility and adaptability during Exercise Atropian Phoenix.
Defense Group, manufacturer of CoBRA software, announced that they had been helping provide a Common Operating Picture to the Brazilian government during the World Cup.
While we might not be seeing a return to the grant funding 'boom' times, we are seeing a activity in grant funding... sadly, for first responders at least, it is getting less.
Following last weeks cancellation of Biowatch we thought we'd ask what the plan was now. Based on the response from DHS we are not sure there is much of one...
BioFire Defense, LLC announced that it had been awarded the Next Generation Diagnostic System (NGDS) Technology Development contract by the US Department of Defense (DoD) after 12 months of competitive prototyping
CBDST is now open for abstract submission
Biofire and bioMereieux merger now complete. Biofire splits into two bits, with the CBRN part of Biofire now called BioFire Defense LLC.
Not only is the Philippines currently the host to the SE Asian JRC's COE but it also has a new security and defence show!
REBS has been tested over the past several years in various Battelle and government-sponsored tests—including Boston’s subway. Most recently, a series of successful tests was carried out in which multiple REBS systems demonstrated the ability to rapidly detect and identify airborne biological...
Bits and pieces that caught my eye
Emergent Biosolutions receives Paul Ehrlich Intitut (PEI) approval to market their anthrax vaccine in Germany.
JPEO CBD awarded a single source contract to Steris for specialized engineering and technical services to support the JSF decon systems
Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS) will test the ability to deploy and redeploy from a CBRN incident during a command post exercise May 20 – 24 at Fort A.P. Hill, Virginia, known as Exercise Sudden Response 13 (SR 13).
620DV AT advanced X-Ray baggage screener now meets STAC Certification requirements for liquid explosive detection
iRobot wins $7.2 million tender from Brazil to provide Defense & Security robots
Emergent BioSolutions Inc. announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire the Healthcare Protective Products Division (HPPD) of Bracco Diagnostics Inc.
BioFire Diagnostics, Inc. today announced that it has signed a competitive prototyping contract with the Department of the Army
Registration is now open for the George Mason University Summer Program in International Security
BioFire Diagnostics, Inc. Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for the FilmArray® System
The newly improved ChemProDM (ChemPro Detector Module) now includes a 10,000 hour pump
U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard Expand Common Operating Picture Capability as CoBRA WEB version Receives U.S.A.F Certification
Test Proves LPD 17 Class Safe in Chemical Warfare Environment - Test Proves LPD 17 Class Safe in Chemical Warfare Environment
Provider of mission critical solutions for military personnel and first responders enhances footprint in the Hazmat training arena.
As part of a special section to be published later this year, Optical Engineering is accepting original applications of papers related to CBRE sensing optical...
RAE Systems MultiRAE Pro portable multi-threat monitor widely adopted by major US government agencies including EPA.
Manufacturer acquires Minnesota Thermal Science, the industry leader of temperature-controlled transportation products.
IDF Home Front Command announces fresh plans to equip Israeli hospitals with anti-terrorist measures, particularly those to counter chemical attacks
More than 240 Soldiers from the 2nd Chem. Bn. joined hundreds of...
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – Nearly 100 service members, friends, family members and other members of the Army CBRNE community gathered here to celebrate the...
Syria is an interesting beast for the CBRN community. It one of the most present threats of CBRN use in the news media - and in the midst of this strife, like all wars, there is the danger of profiteering and incompetence.
(Left) Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander, U.S. Army Forces Command, administers the oath to newly promoted Maj. Gen. Leslie C. Smith, commander, 20th Support Command (CBRNE), during a...
A summary, by Robert Walk of the latest offering from the American Joint Staff: Joint Publication 3-41 Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Consequence...
Chemring Detection Systems (\"CDS\") a Chemring Group (\"Chemring\") company, announced a $49M contract award to supply biological detection systems to the US Army and US Navy. The award was made by the Edgewood Contracting Division of the Aberdeen...
A U.S. Army engineer is bringing the expertise of America’s military scientific community to ensure America’s allies are safe from chemical and biological agents....
Name charge to more accurately reflect business strategy and strong momentum in the marketplace
JCADs protect US troops from chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals
Inc. Magazine announced publicly today that First Line Technology, LLC is listed on their annual Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in America.
Catch up on all the recent CBRN and CBRNE news from 20th Support Command
MOD scientists are calling on the innovative ideas of UK industry and academia as they look to enhance improvised explosive device (IED) detector technology.
Partnership with Mirion gives full range of radiation detection technologies
Treatment with JPM-TMT funded AVI-7288 shows significant survival rates even when administered up to four days post-infection