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.
908 Devices, a pioneer of analytical devices for chemical and biomolecule analysis, announced it has been awarded a 10-year fielded contract through the United States Department of Defense’s (DOD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP) omnibus...
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.
FLIR has announced it has received a significant delivery order for FLIR identiFINDER® R300 spectroscopic personal radiation detectors (SPRDs).
Smiths Detection Inc. (SDI) is pioneering a series of educational workshops to inform first responders on how to use technology to protect themselves against fentanyl exposure.
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...
Further to the agreement signed with NSPA (NATO Support and Procurement Agency), IBATECH Tecnología has supplied a BSL-3 mobile laboratory designed specifically for the detection of anthrax. The project will test samples of land potentially contaminated with anthrax, with the aim to strengthen...
Arktis, a leading provider of radiological and nuclear detection services, formally announced its strategic partnership with key industry stakeholders, launching Team Arktis. The launch of Team Arktis is part of the company’s mission to enhance the radiological and nuclear solutions it provides...
FLIR Systems Receives Delivery Order Totaling $10.5 Million from the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security
FLIR Systems has received a delivery order for FLIR identiFINDER® R300 spectroscopic personal radiation detectors (SPRDs). The delivery order is under a five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Domestic Nuclear Detection...
A report on the analytical comparison of Raman and FT-IR is available from Rigaku Analytical Devices
Raman and Infrared (IR) spectroscopy are mutually complementary techniques used for characterization and identification of materials. The study focused on the applicability of these two techniques to determine if they can be used interchangeably for hazardous material identification or if there...
Bruker announced on August 2nd the closing of a technology platform and product line acquisition to further expand its range of bacterial, viral and toxin detection solutions for homeland security bio-detection and for selected microbiology applications.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded a $928,541 research-and-development contract to VTO Inc. to increase law enforcement capabilities to identify, collect and analyze evidentiary data from consumer and professional drones
US technology giant, Agilent Technologies, today announced it has acquired U.K. based raman technology company, Cobalt Light Systems for £40m
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.
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...
Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of the CNIM Group, announced that its Second Sight MS standoff detector of chemical threats has just been chosen by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to equip its troops
BNC Scientific (San Rafael, CA) is rolling out a new line of nuclear area monitors with a rich feature set previously only available in consumer electronics. The new RadWall area monitors detect and alarm on nuclear radiation in real time.
L3 Sonoma EO announced today that it has been named as a prime contractor on the Chemical Surface Detector (CSD) contract by the Joint Project Manager for Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Contamination Avoidance (JPM NBCCA) within the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological...
Thermo Scientific Gemini analyzer can now integrate HazMasterG3 for informed decision-making when assessing dangerous chemical formulations
CosmosID has now made its automated metagenomics analysis solution available as a built-in feature of the Thermo Fisher Cloud, empowering users to identify and characterize microbes.
A capital opportunity to explore the four key stages of CBRN defence with world-renowned experts from a wide variety of disciplines and organisations, is on offer as part of CBRNe Convergence Europe in London in May 2017.
Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd has announced that it has been awarded funding to carry out further work as part of a new contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) within DARPA's SIGMA Program.
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...
Passport Systems Inc. has produced the first of its kind handheld, networked radiation detector. The SmartShield™ Networked Radiation Detection System will advance security at large scale venues in the United States, as well as around the world, and will better protect populations and property...
New 4C™ Technology in Progeny™ ResQ™ provides incident threat level warning for multiple hazards detected in combination
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...
Company deploys key updates to improve precision and simplicity of world’s first handheld mass spectrometer; inks orders with priority U.S. safety and security organizations
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.
Links below to a free Flir webinar and rad guidebook
Smiths Detection RadSeeker, based on patented Discovery Technology, supports US Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) requirements for RIIDs
Bruker partnered with Saab for point and stand off detectors on the Kuwait recce vehicle contract .
Flir releases rugged, pager-sized identiFINDER R200 handheld spectroscopic personal radiation detector (SPRD).
B&W Tek announced that their handheld raman spectroscopy solution, TacticID now has the proven capability to identify street heroin samples.
FLIR announced the new lightweight Griffin 410 for deployable labs and recce vehicles.
Security personnel, military teams and first responders requiring remote radiation detection and identification can now turn to two new, high-precision spectroscopy instruments that offer multiple telemetry options.Please click on the title to read the press release in its...
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
Berkeley Nucleonics will be releasing the Model RD-150-G at the Annual HPS (Health Physics Society) Conference in Baltimore in July
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...
Rigaku Raman Technologies, a manufacturer of handheld and portable Raman spectrometers, has introduced Progeny™ ResQ™, the new generation in handheld chemical detection. Progeny ResQ enables the detection, identification and response to chemical and hazardous threats at the touch of a button....
908 Devices announced that they had received a $2.6 million award from TSWG for further development of their mass spectrometry
Thermo Scientific announce their new RadEye SPRD (Spectroscopic Personal Radiation Detector) for rad detection and identification
90 Devices announce that their HPMS handheld device has passed MRI Global's testing and met or exceeded expectations.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), have launched the latest version of their Wiser software for the Android
Battelle launches REBS, their low cost bio detector
BioFire Defense, LLC announced that it had been awarded the Next Generation Diagnostic System (NGDS) Technology Development contract by the US Department of Defense (DoD) after 12 months of competitive prototyping
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
Precision instrumentation, and bio detector FLAPS, manufacturer TSI announced that it had acquired the business assets and Raman Spectroscopy Technology from Enwave Optronics, Inc.
Biofire and bioMereieux merger now complete. Biofire splits into two bits, with the CBRN part of Biofire now called BioFire Defense LLC.
Further chemical attacks in Syria?