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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UK leaks evidence of CW use to the Times Newspaper

The Time today (Saturday) revealed that an MoD employee had leaked secret information to them over soil tests removed from Syria in a secret operation.

If true, it claims that something other than riot control agents was found, but was not conclusively identified.

While we will monitor...

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

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Using mustard to detect nerve?

In the tricky world of challenge inspections (Ed: not that we have ever had one yet) or accusations of the use of chemical weapons (Ed: Now those we have lots of!) one thorny issue has plagued many planners. What do you do if the agent has dissiminated or broken down before you get there with a

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New labelling for sorbent sampling tubes

Markes International Ltd (Llantrisant, UK) is set to make life easier for field and laboratory staff, by introducing enhanced labelling for its standard range of thermal desorption tubes.

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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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GuardION angels

\"\"Smiths announce a new entry to the field GC-MS market with their Guardion product. Citing smaller size and weight than competitors its an interesting challenge to the

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Alms. Alms for the GCMS…

Almsco, a division of Markes International, announced that they had launched their TargetView Software package, which has been designed to automate and improve detection and measurement of multiple target chemicals in complex GCMS data sets. The software will allow users to shorten the

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FINDERs Keepers…

ICx announced that they had launched the next generation of their IdentiFinder radiation detector – cunningly named identiFinder 2! The system keeps its easy three button interface and adds radionuclide identification, transflective display , Bluetooth, reachback and GPS as well as a web

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It’s an emergency!

Idaho Technology itself got approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its JBAIDS systems to be used in the identification of H1N1. The Emergency Use Authorisation comes via the CBMS-JPEO for military units deployed in places such as Iraq and

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