Bruker De-tector passes ECAC

The Bruker Detection division today announced that the DE-tector has successfully met the new European Civil Aviation Conference's (ECAC) Common Evaluation Process of Security Equipment (CEP) for airport checkpoint screening of passengers and baggage

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FLIR AT WORKSHOP

Mitch Wells, Director of R&D, Mass Spectrometry at Flir Systems, Inc has been added to the panel of expert speakers at the Convergence pre-Conference 'Novel Explosives Threat 'workshop , hosted at the Suffolk County Fire Academy on the 28th of October. Mitch will discuss the issue of IMS vs MS

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Best present ever

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

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Funding news

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.

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908 pass testing hurdle

90 Devices announce that their HPMS handheld device has passed MRI Global's testing and met or exceeded expectations.

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Biofire land NGDS

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

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908 unveil their handheld MS

908 Devices have launched their M908 (did you see what they did there!), which they describe as the world’s first and only handheld tool utilizing high-pressure mass spectrometry (HPMS) for trace-level chemical detection and identification

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Battelle's REBS delivers solid performance record

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

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Draeger launch flame detector for chemical sector

With high risk processes and flammable chemicals, sophisticated flame detection is one of the highest priorities in the chemical and petrochemical industries; and with the new Flame 3000, Draeger Safety UK are helping keep workers protected round the clock.

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MOD release radiation detection contract

The Authority has a requirement to provide a replacement for its gamma radiation monitoring capability, fitted in the Manoeuvring Room on board its nuclear powered submarines, plus 10 years support and maintenance. A gamma radiation detection capability and incorporated alarm is required that

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US Next Generation Chemical Detector program gathers speed

Despite the effects of budget cuts in the US they still press on at the forefront of CBRN research and procurement with the evolution of a request for proposals and draft specifications for their Next Generation Chemical Detector (NGCD) program. Planned for release in 3rd quarter 2013 it plans

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NAVSEA news

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Test Proves LPD 17 Class Safe in Chemical Warfare Environment - Test Proves LPD 17 Class Safe in Chemical Warfare Environment

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SPIE call for papers

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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...

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