#37!

Behind that rather arbitrary number is a rather big achievement for a CBRN company, as ICx was chosen as one of Deloitte Touche’s Fast 500 companies, and came in at number 37 - the only CBRN company to do so. Deloitte announced that ICx had had a 5,518 per cent growth...

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Mmmm, bendy...

Perhaps not News per se, but a neat product 'discovered’ at Belcoast is Durr NDTs range of light, thin and, most importantly, flexible image plates to be used with their (or other peoples) X ray devices. In most demonstrations the bag, or device, is usually conveniently placed in the middle...

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Northrop’s new UK facility

Northrop Grumman officially opened its new UK manufacturing facility for UGVs. The site will work on Wheelbarrow and Cutlass – the UK’s next-generation UGV – and the site was opened by Lieutenant General Gary Coward, Chief of Materiel (Land).

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Northrop Grumman officially opened its new UK manufacturing facility for UGVs.

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Yes, it is mustard... It does burn...

Legacy WW1 (and later) shells routinely wash up, or get caught in trawler nets, around the Welsh, Cornish and Irish coast, so it should have come as no surprise that when a shell, marked as mustard, is blown up on Whitesands Beach in the Gower, South Wales, that it contains...

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Like Quicksilver…

Quicksilver announced that its CBRE Transport Case Sampling Kit and CBRE Hard Case Sampling Kit, and their training versions, are now available for purchase on GSA: www.gsaadvantage.gov .

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Quicksilver announced that its CBRE Transport Case Sampling Kit and CBRE Hard Case Sampling Kit, and their training versions, are now available...

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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 Afghanistan.

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Idaho Technology itself got approval from the...

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Dib dib dib...

Recon Robotics has also introduced its throwable robot for the SWAT and military markets. Looking like a jogging dumbbell, weighing 1.3 lbs, the Recon Scout XT is able to go over most terrain at speed with the operator using only a single joystick, and can feed video back up to...

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th the Raven – sarin!

Smiths Detection, meanwhile, has its eyes set on loftier heights as they work on UAV chemical detection. Working with ECBC and AeroVironment, manufacturer of the Raven UAV, they will contend with other companies in this field (such as Environics) to allow airborne early warning of chemical threats. Smiths was able,

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Emergent Biosolutions

Emergent Biosolutions wins $4.9 million anthrax vaccine grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The grant is for dmPA7909, which was designed to meet the US need for an advanced anthrax vaccine that can provide a rapid immune response with long term stability.

Emergent Biosolutions wins $4.9...

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Decon station

Cristanini announced it has started an “important co-operation” with the Danish procurement agency for a deployable decon field station. This military system will join the civilian variant already in service with the Danish Department of Homeland Security.

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Cristanini announced it has started an “important co-operation” with the Danish procurement agency...

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You Ponce!

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have developed what they think it a high speed test to deal with biological contamination detection. Adrian Ponce within JPL has used a method using dipicolonic acid as a trigger for a luminescing effect on terbium - terbium is the chemical that generates the colour green on...

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