Allen-Vanguard, a global leader in providing customized solutions for defeating Radio Frequency (RF) based terrorist and extremist threats, has recently secured MoD funding from a focussed call for innovation proposals administered by the Defence & Security Accelerator (DASA). The
(Stockholm, 4 April 2023) There is an urgent need to understand how a range of emerging ecological challenges could trigger catastrophic instability and insecurity, argues a new report published today by SIPRI.
"The President’s FY 2024 budget request recognizes the need to invest in public health preparedness in the face of evolving threats – allowing us to respond faster and more effectively to whatever comes next. The budget includes funding that will enhance the National Disaster Medical System,
It has been reported that on Wednesday August 17th, officials inthe city ofZaporizhzhia were holding emergency drills to prepare for a disater at the nuclear plant with the same name, some 30 miles away from the
SIGA Technologies, Inc., a commercial-stage pharmaceutical company, today announced the exercise of procurement options under its 75A50118C00019 (19C) contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the delivery to the U.S. government of intravenous (IV) formulation of
Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, has today been announced as a sponsor and supplier of X-ray screening and detection equipment for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, helping to create a secure environment for all
DNA Script, a world leader in Enzymatic DNA Synthesis (EDS) for DNA on demand, has announced the first successful qPCR assays using primers and probes synthesized by a customer via enzymatic synthesis using the company’s ...
The Dutch food safety body, NVWA, has issued a warning about three-litre bottles of Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial champagne following a second incident that has sickened people. It appears the bottles in question may be spiked with high doses of MDMA.
Liberty Defense Holdings Ltd.a leading technology provider of threat detection solutions for concealed weapons, is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (“GTAA”) to
After a year of unprecedented domestic demand for RedWave Technology’s chemical threat detection products, RedWave has announced its plans to rapidly expand into international markets effective immediately.
Emirati police say a suspected drone attack may have sparked an explosion that engulfed three oil tankers in Abu Dhabi and another fire at an extension of Abu Dhabi International Airport that killed three people and wounded six.
A suspected drone attack by Houthi rebels targeting a key
Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and three other institutions are seeking to develop a multi-pathogen vaccine that will protect against three bacterial biothreat pathogens.
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a series of grpahic novels about disinformation, with the aim of communicating the dangers and risks associated with dis- and misinformation through fictional stories that
Teledyne FLIR announced it has won a development contract worth up to $15.7 million with the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Joint Science and Technology Office (DTRA JSTO) to develop novel battlefield threat mapping and visualization tools. The technology will allow the capability to
Avon Protection were delighted to pick up an award at The Plastics Industry Awards event on 2nd December for the Best International Industrial Product Design 2021 for the CH15 Compact CBRN Escape Hood.
Heat Biologics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing first-in-class therapies to modulate the immune system, today unveiled its new RapidVax® cellular vaccine platform at the 2021 World Antiviral Congress. RapidVax is designed as a
Smiths Detection, a global leader in threat detection and security screening technologies, today confirms that its air sampler, BioFlash, can detect SARS-CoV-2 variants including the Alpha variant (B.1.1.7), Beta variant (B.1.351), Gamma variant (P.1), the Kappa variant (B1.617.1), Delta
The Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) has awarded a $6.7M task order to procure 2,364 Polimaster next-generation personal radiation detectors (PRDs) for the U.S. Coast Guard.
On August 18th the CDC announced a new center designed to advance the use of forecasting and outbreak analytics in public health decision making. Once established, the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics will bring together next-generation public health data, expert disease
Heat Biologics, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing first-in-class therapies to modulate the immune system, announces it has commenced development of a new biosecurity/biodefense initiative. The Company also announces it has formed an advisory board
The Lion group have recently introduced to thier product range the MT94 Ruggedized. A reinforced version of the MT94, it offers the same protection against hazardous materials but uses more rugged fabrics for better fit, form and function. By using a lighter weight hood and torso fabric,
Today the Department of Homeland Security’s Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office (CWMD) announced the expansion of its Securing the Cities (STC) program to two additional metropolitan regions,
As part of ongoing national preparedness efforts, BARDA has purchased and begun accepting delivery of the antibiotic NUZYRA (omadacycline) from Paratek Pharmaceuticals of Boston, Massachusetts, to treat infections caused by anthrax.
Yesterday, the Consulate General of Spain in Shanghai posted a notice on thier website containing some concerning news about the invlountary hospitalisation of foreign citizens living and/or arriving in China that have been vaccinated or overcome Covid in recent months.
Bavarian Nordic has announced that they have been engaged by Public Health England (PHE) and the Medicines and Health Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to supply its IMVANEX smallpox vaccine in response to new cases of monkeypox in the UK. Two related cases were confirmed and admitted to a
Teledyne FLIR announced it has won a contract to develop the first mass-wearable chemical detector for U.S. troops under the Pentagon’s Compact Vapor Chemical Agent Detector (CVCAD) program. The company received $4.0 million in initial funding.
Kromek is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new c. $6m contract by the DARPA for Phase II of its development of a biological threat detection system that senses, analyses and identifies airborne pathogens. Kromek will deliver the contract over the next 28-month period, commencing