With only one week to go until CBRNe Convergence 2016 in San Diego, and the Presidential election results due shortly afterwards, we asked one of our key speakers what CBRN issues the new President will be facing.
Find NBC-Sys and its products on stand F7 to find out more about their FREMM colpro protection system
Rugged Device Incorporates Wireless Connectivity for Monitoring and Tracking Threats in Real Time
A researcher at The University of Manchester has made a surprise finding after observing variations of a chemical bond with a radioactive metal called thorium – and this newly revealed relationship could one day contribute to improving nuclear fuel management.
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...
Proportional Technologies, Inc. (PTI) has been selected as a 2016 R&D 100 finalist, marking the second year in a row that PTI has been selected as a finalist for this highly competitive award. Their application titled “Effective Neutron Detectors to Combat Nuclear Threats” describes the...
The first PlumeSIM order for the Middle East region has been received by Argon, and represents a significant milestone in the company’s growth in this important part of the world.
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.
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.
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.
The newly designed Aklus Shield “C-Model” system to be showcased at Eurosatory conference in June.
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.
Smiths Detection RadSeeker, based on patented Discovery Technology, supports US Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) requirements for RIIDs
The US Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defence shrinks PMs from seven to five.
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...
Aerialtronics provide complete solution package with visual, thermal and chemical detectors for safety and security industry
Arktis Radiation Detectors has announced that it is a supporting a new project funded by the US Department of Energy to build and demonstrate a prototype detector device capable of unambiguously verifying stored, spent nuclear fuel.
A rather belated roundup of the second day at DSEi
After 5 years of development, Avon Protection is launching a new modular range of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) respiratory protection products at DSEI to meet the new CBRN threat environment and changing needs of the specialist user. The patented design approach...
Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Authority, STUK, awards a new significant 1.6m, four years framework contract to Environics Oy for radiation detection equipment program.
Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command took the fight to mock enemy forces during the second iteration of the CBRNE Leaders Course.
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
Noble gas based neutron radiation detection company, Arktis, announced that they had sealed another couple of wins.
Berkeley Nucleonics will be releasing the Model RD-150-G at the Annual HPS (Health Physics Society) Conference in Baltimore in July
Where is the line in speculating on CBRN devices.
The 1st Area Medical Laboratory, or 1st AML, returned home from a four-month deployment to Liberia, March 23.
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...
Richard (Rick) Rowe brings a wealth of experience to ARKTIS and his appointment comes at an exciting time for the Zurich-based manufacturer of radiation detection systems. The company has recently received a contract from DARPA to develop the next generation of neutron detectors and has just...
Russia seems to be stepping up its CBRN Defence
Russian special forces NBC defence troops get new detector vehicles
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.
EOD operatives from the 20th CBRNE Command dealt with more than 2,000 calls in 12 months
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.
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
UK RTO, DSTL, announced that they were trialling a new commercial framework to help suppliers bid for contracts.
Arktis deploy their Modes_SNM at ports and borders.
Hotzone Solutions successfully completed Biological Live Agent Pilot Course
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.
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
Russian security services foiled a conventional attack on their Kirov storage facility
Bits and pieces that caught my eye
Some nice bits in the regular email blast from the National Library of Medicine...
The Defence Equipment & Support. , Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Delivery Team (CBRN DT) will be hosting an Industry Day to present recent developments in the UK CBRN Equipment Capability...
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...
(CNN) -- Some 35 people -- including 10 first responders -- died in a massive explosion Wednesday night at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, Mayor Tommy Muska said, according to USA Today.
BioFire Diagnostics, Inc. today announced that it has signed a competitive prototyping contract with the Department of the Army