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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Argon Electronics 'twofer'

Argon Electronics announced that they had fulfilled a UK MoD contract in record time and that they now offer the Thermo FH40 G-SIM.

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US Army continues efforts to improve detection at fraction of cost

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center is currently researching alternative technologies to better test suspicious powders to determine if they are a chemical or biological agent. A key technology they are studying, adenosine triphosphate (ATO)-based technology, allows for high

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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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CBR Mass Casualty/Patient Decontamination RFI

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...

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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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ORTEC® Wins Contract

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ORTEC® Wins Contract to Provide High-Purity Germanium Spectroscopic Portal Monitors at Abu Dhabi’s New Port of Khalifa

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Press Release

Researchers at Aldrich Materials Science have discovered an innovative way to design an important class of 3-D hybrid structures under completely liquid-free conditions.

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Government Of Canada invests in improved chemical detector training for the...

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Press Release: FLIR

FLIR’s Fido® X3 passes the enhanced ASTM trace explosive detection standard with flying colours

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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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No Sh*t Sherlock!

Andrew Johnston is pleased to see that the level of political understanding of CBRN incidents remains worryingly low…

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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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