Smiths Detection’s TRACE-PRO™ now identifies the explosive - TATP

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

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JTF-CS bids farewell to Roy

U.S. Army MG Richard J. Gallant assumes command of Joint Task Force Civil Support (JTF-CS), replacing U.S. Army MG William F. Roy during a change of command ceremony.

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Arktis opens US office

Arktis Radiation Detectors has announced that it has opened a subsidiary in the United States. Named Arktis Detection Systems Inc and located in Arlington Virginia, the US subsidiary will give the company a base in America from which to support and grow its current operations.

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REBS downselected for JUPITR

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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Smiths Detection news

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.

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Environics lands STUK contract

Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Authority, STUK, awards a new significant 1.6m, four years framework contract to Environics Oy for radiation detection equipment program.

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Flaming, purging breath!

Brig. Gen. William E. King IV, the commanding general of 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), was the guest speaker at the National Capital Regional Green Dragon Ball

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Arktis keep sailing

Noble gas based neutron radiation detection company, Arktis, announced that they had sealed another couple of wins.

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TRACERCO ADDS TO ITS PERSONAL ELECTRONIC DOSIMETER (PED) FAMILY

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...

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Bertin to acquire Saphymo in 2015

Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of the French industrial group CNIM, is strengthening its range of instrumentation equipment and systems by acquiring the Saphymo Group. This take-over would take effect in early January 2015.

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A busy year

EOD operatives from the 20th CBRNE Command dealt with more than 2,000 calls in 12 months

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Phoenix Force

20th CBRNE Command demonstrated its readiness, agility and adaptability during Exercise Atropian Phoenix.

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Being decisive

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.

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NTI's new spending tracking tool

We don't have an 'Ain't it cool' section, but if we did it would feature NTI's new tool to view the entire threat reduction budget from 1992 to the present or search by program, goal or government department over a custom date range

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Clouds rolling in

UK RTO, DSTL, announced that they were trialling a new commercial framework to help suppliers bid for contracts.

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Y, oh Y!

Hotzone Technologies, the trading and commercial arm of Hotzone Solutions Group, and Y-Max, Inc. signed an agreement for the distribution of Hotzone Solutions’ chemical warfare simulation agents and its associated decontamination-training products.

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Hotzone Solutions trains Saudi Diplomats

At the request of the Saudi Arabian National Authority for the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions, diplomats from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia received a one-week training course in The Hague

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MOD release radiation detection contract

The Authority has a requirement to provide a replacement for its gamma radiation monitoring capability, fitted in the Manoeuvring Room on board its nuclear powered submarines, plus 10 years support and maintenance. A gamma radiation detection capability and incorporated alarm is required that

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CBR Mass Casualty/Patient Decontamination RFI

The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (USAMSSA), in conjunction with the Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JRO-CBRND), is seeking information on products, technologies, and approaches that support the mass casualty/patient...

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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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