Leidos, a global science and technology company, was awarded a contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to support DTRA's Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) and Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program through a worldwide Scientific & Technical Engagement...
Med-Eng announced today the launches Avenger UGV at Shot Show
Thermo Scientific Gemini analyzer can now integrate HazMasterG3 for informed decision-making when assessing dangerous chemical formulations
LEIPZIG, Germany – December 21, 2016: Bruker announced that it is in the process of delivering three hundred (300) RAID™ M-100 hand-held chemical detectors based on ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) to the German Civil Defense Authority Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe...
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...
SpectroDrone is the world’s first sensor system capable of detecting explosives, Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and other chemical compounds from a safe, standoff distance.
SMITHS DETECTION INC.’S DUAL-VIEW HI-SCAN 180180-2IS PRO QUALIFIES FOR TSA’S AIR CARGO SCREENING TEC
Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) today announces that its advanced dual-view X-ray cargo scanner, the HI-SCAN 180180-2is pro, has become its latest system to be accepted into the “qualified” section of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA)’s Air Cargo Screening Technology List (ACSTL).
FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announced the Griffin G465 Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS) for mobile platforms, the latest addition to the Griffin G400-Series GC/MS family. The G465, featuring a new heated sampling line, is the industry’s most flexible GC/MS device with...
New 4C™ Technology in Progeny™ ResQ™ provides incident threat level warning for multiple hazards detected in combination
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
Rugged Device Incorporates Wireless Connectivity for Monitoring and Tracking Threats in Real Time
Watford, 14 September, 2016 – Smiths Detection’s newly launched TRACE-PRO™, a non-radioactive, hand-held explosive threat detector, now has the additional capability to detect and identify TATP (Triacetone Triperoxide). This was the explosive substance used in the terrorist attack in Brussels...
Cobalt Light Systems RESOLVE-Handheld Through-Barrier ID System-Announced as R&D 100 Awards Finalist
Cobalt’s Resolve™, a ground-breaking new handheld system that identifies hazardous materials through sealed opaque containers, has been named as a finalist in the 2016 R&D 100 Awards by R&D Magazine.Resolve was launched in March 2016 for applications in Hazmat incident management, military...
$192 million in services to the U.S. Army over five years
During this year’s biggest defence exhibition, Eurosatory, ST Kinetics, one of Asia’s leading land systems companies and Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem are showing for the first time a live demonstration of the weaponized unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS:ADDER.
Edgewood, MD – Smiths Detection’s IONSCAN 600 trace detector has been enhanced to detect and identify narcotics, in addition to its existing capabilities for explosives
The REBS, cost-effective technology, passes government testing with “live agents” and will be deployed to the Republic of Korea as part of the DoD’s JUPITR program.
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Milrem’s First-of-its-kind Autonomous Ground Vehicle Successfully Passes First Set of Military Tests
THeMIS (Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System) vehicle—unique for its modular design—tested under conditions of the Kevadtorm military exercise.
Smiths Detection Inc. announced a $17.2 million follow-on production order from the U.S. Army for additional Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD) program and the plans for an acquisition of Morpho.
Cobalt Light Systems Launches RESOLVE - A New Handheld System for Through-Barrier Hazmat, Explosives and Narcotics ID
Battelle Wins Joint Enterprise Contracted Logistics and Services Support (JE-CLaSS) Contract to Provide Broad Array of Chemical and Biological Defense Technical Services. Battelle qualified to bid for $900 million in technical work for Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological...
Cobalt Light Systems Launches the Insight200M Liquid Explosive Detection System
BBI Detections Explosive Detection IMASS product has had its product claims independently verified by CBRNe World
FLIR's Fido X2 Handheld Explosives Trace Detector, a cost-effective sensing instrument with best-in-class detection sensitivity for law enforcement agencies. With an unprecedented user-friendly interface, the Fido X2 features FLIR’s proprietary TrueTrace technology to quickly and accurately...
FLIR Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the Griffin 844, the latest addition to its Griffin 800-series desktop chemical trace detector product line used by security officials to screen personal belongings, parcels, cargo, skin, vehicles, and other surfaces for explosives and narcotics...
Smiths Detection launches HI-SCAN 6040C, a compact checkpoint scanner designed specifically to screen hand-carried items in the entrance areas of public buildings.Please click on the title to the read press release in its entirety
All chemical weapons at the Shchuchye facility in the Kurgan region have now been destroyed - only two sites left until complete destruction
DSEI is one of Europe's largest defence shows and as such is used for a number of product launches for Europe if not worldwide
Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command took the fight to mock enemy forces during the second iteration of the CBRNE Leaders Course.
Cobalt Light Systems has been named as a recipient of the prestigious 2015 Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The award – in the category of International trade – is the UK’s highest accolade for business success.Please click on the title to read the article in its entirety
The 1st Area Medical Laboratory, or 1st AML, returned home from a four-month deployment to Liberia, March 23.
Thermo Scientific Gemini analyzer is first handheld instrument to integrate two leading chemical ID technologies into a single portable device.Please click on title to read the press release in its entirety and to view a picture...
Tracerco, part of the Johnson Matthey group, has added to its range of award winning radiation monitors with a family of Personal Electronic Dosimeters (PEDs).The development of the extended range follows the success of the original dosimeter, the TracercoTM PED-IS, which was launched in...
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
Alluviam’s HazMasterG3 Version 18 delivers exclusive HazMAT Quick Start best-practices playbook to responders, is endorsed by HazMatIQ and has been adopted for use in their HMEIQ training program for military and civilian hazardous materials response and EOD teams.
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...
EOD operatives from the 20th CBRNE Command dealt with more than 2,000 calls in 12 months
Andy Weber, Assistant Secretary at the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (OASD) for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs, resigned last week.
908 Devices announced that they had received a $2.6 million award from TSWG for further development of their mass spectrometry
UK Civil Aviation Authority awards contract to Rapiscan to detect lithium batteries in air cargo
20th CBRNE Command demonstrated its readiness, agility and adaptability during Exercise Atropian Phoenix.
20th CBRNE Command are integrating into decisive action training rotations at the U.S. Army combat training centers. Effectively this means being able to demonstrated the task force's ability to respond to CBRNE hazards in support of combat operations.
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.
90 Devices announce that their HPMS handheld device has passed MRI Global's testing and met or exceeded expectations.
Falcon Consultancy provide the new ASTM Standard for explosive trace detectors
Falcon Consultancy & Cranfield University include Schedule One narcotics to their narcotics detector testing and evaluation portfolio
The first brochure for CBRNe Convergence is now available for download. Information on speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, workshops and much, much more.
Optosecurity make greater inroads into checkpoint security