Welcome to Argon's CBRNe and HazMat Training Insights newsletter.

Welcome to Argon's CBRNe and HazMat Training Insights newsletter. In this edition: read how to provide realistic HazMat training for the detection of CWAs; learn how to create realistic and safe HazMat training scenarios; explore balancing realism and reality in radiation safety training and

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FLIR and DJI collaborate on commercial drone camera

FLIR and DJI recently announced that they have collaborated for the second time with DJI integrating a FLIR thermal imaging sensor technology into its new DJI Zenmuse XT2 drone camera.

The XT2 is DJI’s first dual-sensor and most advanced gimbal-stabilized camera for commercial drone...

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Second Sight MS delivered to the US Army

Beginning of September 2017, the US Army contacted Bertin Corp., Bertin’s subsidiary in Washington, to purchase a Second Sight MS detector.

This instrument is the only chemical standoff gas detection device offering real time surveillance and source localization.

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Argon Chemical Hazard Detection Simulators assist Smiths Detection

When Smiths Detection had a need to quickly demonstrate to an important customer the ability of their LCD series detector family to function in the Arabic language, the challenge of the understandably complex engineering cycles involved in the development of operational equipment arose.

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Remploy's back...

Opec CBRNe, the new name for Remploy Frontline products, snags preferred ensemble for Australian government

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VPI to Unveil Advanced Radiological Detection System at DSEI

Following the award of a $165M contract from the Department of Defense, VPI has designed and developed an advanced radiological detectionsystem (RDS) prototype that will be unveiled for the first time in public on Septmeber 12th 2017 at DSEI in London.

VPI’s RDS utilizes cutting edge...

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Passport Systems Announces SmartShield System v2.0

Passport Systems, Inc. announced the release of version 2.0 of its SmartShield™ Networked Radiation Detection System software. In addition to its groundbreaking Analysis function, the SmartShield system now includes the SmartShield Source Simulation application that allows users to

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Agilent purchase Cobalt Light

US technology giant, Agilent Technologies, today announced it has acquired U.K. based raman technology company, Cobalt Light Systems for £40m

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FLIR launch portable GCMS

FLIR Systems today announced the Griffin G510 Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS), its first person-portable chemical identifier. The FLIR Griffin G510 enables military and civil responders to easily sample all phases of matter, including solid, liquid, and vapor, to rapidly identify

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Interpol orders CBRN sampling equipment from Saab

Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Interpol, the international police organization, is to receive customized chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear sampling equipment from Saab.

The Interpol order of six sampling units, together with a certified packaging container for CBRN samples, are for the...

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Battelle’s David Winkel Receives Prestigious Billy Richardson Award

The Dr. Billy Richardson Award for young NBC Researchers recognizes young leaders who are committed to nuclear, biological and chemical defense. Winkel is the third Battelle researcher to win this award. An 11-year employee at Battelle, Winkel has tested joint service general purpose masks and

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London Calling!

The psychological impact of a CBRN incident and public reaction to mass decontamination, will be among the key topics to be explored as part of the packed three-day programme for CBRNe Convergence Europe, taking place in London early next year.

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Day one of CBRNe Convergence 2016

From detection through to forensics and EOD, we have had a highly successful first day at CBRNe Convergence 2016 with a packed full-day programme. The 300-strong delegation who have flown in from across the world, heard presentations from a variety of military, defence, emergency and private

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Bitter as the cud

Brigadier General Hajar Ismail, director of coordination and relations for the Kurdistan regional government and Ministry of Peshmerga, talks to Gwyn Winfield about what chemical weapon attacks to expect in Northern Iraq

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