Allen-Vanguard, a global leader in providing customized solutions for defeating Radio Frequency (RF) based terrorist and extremist threats, has recently secured MoD funding from a focussed call for innovation proposals administered by the Defence & Security Accelerator (DASA). The
Allen-Vanguard, a global leader in providing customized solutions for defeating Radio Frequency based terrorist and extremist threats, has delivered Explosive Threat Reduction Team (ETRT) training courses to Somalia security forces personnel. The innovative courses are designed to enhance
Global armour manufacturer, NP Aerospace, has extended its Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) portfolio with the launch of a next generation Bomb Disposal Suit targeting North America and other strategic global markets.
The 4030 ELITE Bomb Disposal Suit and Helmet System is the result
Michael Wentler, a chemical expert managing Combi Lift's Beirut operation, has said Lebanon only escaped a second chemical inferno by chance. He commented that thousands of litres of dangerous substances stored in decaying containers for more than a decade at the port had turned the
A man charged with storing grenades, mines and chemical weapons at his farm has been cleared. Russell Wadge, 58, was charged after counter-terrorism police raided his property in Trimsaran, Carmarthenshire, in 2019.
The trial at Newport Crown Court heard that the large stocks of
A woman who works for the Lincolnshire police force has been charged with making an explosive substance and importing banned weapons. Zoe Watts was arrested on Sunday, October 4 after police and an Army bomb team attended an address, leading to other houses in the street being
Redline Assured Security, a leading provider of government-standard training and security solutions, has been selected by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) to undertake the certification and Quality Assurance (QA)
Explosives are a popular choice among terrorists for causing disruption, casualties and destruction. Although chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) weapons may cause much more damage, explosives can still be the first choice because they are relatively easy to make, transport
Netline Communications Technologies Ltd. - a leading developer and manufacturer of high-end electronic warfare and spectrum dominance solutions – is strengthening its presence in the APAC region, with several new
At the turn of the year, Telerob Gesellschaft für Fernhantierungstechnik mbH has introduced the new generation of its proven EOD robot tEODor – the tEODor EVO. Based on advanced technologies, the tEODor EVO offers among other things a completely revised, trend-setting operating concept that
Med-Eng, LLC, a company of The Safariland Group, has announced it has been awarded a four-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to supply the United States Army with its 2nd generation Advanced Bomb Suit (ABS II) to protect the lives of front line soldiers conducting
Rigaku ResQ CQL offers first responders, border protection, and law enforcement with an advanced method for identifying potential threats in an improved tactical form factor, thus improving functionality particularly in high stress environments. By combining the 1064nm Raman advantage with
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is undertaking research on the detection and prevention of homemade explosives at various labs and test facilities across the country.
DHS reports that there are approximately 3,000 improvised explosive device (IED)...
A massive bag of sex toys brought Berlin’s Schönefeld airport to a stand still on August 10, 2018. Security personnel were alerted to the piece of luggage when a routine x-ray flagged the items to be suspicious.
As it was unclear as to the precise nature of the contents of the bag security...
Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced that UK Border Force is now using Resolve, the company’s handheld Raman system, to detect bulk chemicals—whether benign, hazardous, or illegal—through opaque packages and containers.
Rigaku Analytical Devices, a leading pioneer of handheld and portable spectroscopic analyzers, announces the addition of QuickDetect™ mode, a capability that provides automated colorimetrics for trace or non-visible amounts to its existing Progeny ResQ 1064nm handheld Raman analyzer. This new
A UK company, with a base in Huddersfield, is pioneering the development and manufacture of compact, technically-advanced electronic devices that detect and monitor radiation. The devices, similar in size and cost to a smartphone, are being sold around the world and the firm’s close research
US Nuclear Corp announced today that they have signed a worldwide sales representative and resale agreement with Electronic Sensor Technology Inc. giving US Nuclear non-exclusive rights to sell the revolutionary, high-speed zNose®chemical sniffers.
The Fido® X2 from FLIR Systems is a handheld explosives trace detector featuring field-proven TrueTrace® technology enabling it to detect a broad range of homemade, commercial, and military explosives with best-in-class sensitivity.
Weighing less than 700 grams the Fido X2 is a truly...
Med-Eng®, a brand of The Safariland Group, today announced it has been awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide the United States Air Force (USAF) with the Med-Eng EOD® 10 bomb suit to protect personnel conducting Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
The Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) on behalf of the US Army CBRNE Analytical Remediation Activity (CARA) has awarded a contract to Government Scientific Source for the provision of spectrometers to support the mission of CARA to the value of
908 Devices, a pioneer of analytical devices for chemical and biomolecule analysis, today announced a new software update for MX908™, which includes the introduction of a new mission mode – Drug Hunter.
Prominent world events, such as the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the Ebola outbreak and the use of chemical weapons in countries such as Syria and Iraq, highlight the vital importance for the US military and first response units worldwide to be prepared for the most demanding of chemical,
BILLERICA, Massachusetts – November 28, 2017-- Bruker announced a contract to deliver 133 RAID™ M-100 hand-held chemical detectors, which are based on Bruker’s advanced ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) technology, to the United States National Guard.
The U.S. Army Contracting Command and Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD), recently announced multiple awards for the $8.27B Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP) IDIQ contract vehicle.
Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) announced orders totaling $7.1 million for HCVM e35 NA and ScanVan technologies under existing indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
American Security Today has announced the 2017 'ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award’ winners for outstanding product development achievements and exciting new technologies that address the growing Homeland Security Threats our Nation is facing.
FLIR has announced the FLIR identiFINDER® R440 handheld radioisotope detector and identifier. The FLIR identiFINDER R440 provides homeland security personnel with critical infrastructure protection and military and first responder special teams quick situational assessment during radiological
Persistent Systems, LLC (“Persistent”), a leader in Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) Technology and developer of Wave Relay®, announced on September 13 that it was awarded an $8.9 million contract award to provide more than 950 MPU5 radios to the U.S. Army National Guard’s Weapons of Mass
Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) is at the forefront of arming first responders with solutions to safeguard against the presence of fentanyl. Working directly with international law enforcement and hazmat agencies, SDI has adapted a range of existing technologies to be able to quickly and accurately
Canine and explosives experts are reaching out to state and local law enforcement across the country, assisted by Battelle researchers, to better understand current capability gaps and to provide vital education, testing, and training to nearly 4,000 canine teams working in those agencies.
Cobalt’s Resolve, a ground-breaking new handheld system that identifies hazardous materials - including explosives and CWAs - through sealed opaque containers, will be demonstrated at DSEI, London and MSPO, Kielce in September 2017. This will be Cobalt’s first time at both these major
Battelle announced yesterday it has received a Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Homeland Defense & Security Technical Area Task (HD TAT) award supporting the National Guard Bureau (NGB) Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Division.
Smiths Group plc (“Smiths Group”) today announces that it has entered into a binding agreement with OSI Systems Inc to sell the explosive trace detection business formerly owned by Morpho Detection (the “Trace Business”) for an enterprise value of $75.5 million.
908 Devices announced the release of MX908TM, a second-generation handheld chemical detection and identification device powered by the company’s patented and award-winning high-pressure mass spectrometry (HPMSTM) technology.