Bioterror fears suspend H5N1 research

Looking at the potential duality of H5N1 research use.

You will all recall H5N1: the highly pathogenic subtype of the influenza A virus, commonly referred to as 'bird flu’ or 'avian influenza’. “The H5N1 virus subtype”, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), “first infected humans in 1997 during a...

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Anchors aweigh down Mexico way.

SEMAR detains another shipment of methylamine in Lazaro Cardenas.

The Mexican Navy (SEMAR) this week seized 195 metric tonnes of methylamine at the port of Lazaro Cardenas in south-western Michoacán, Mexico. This recent seizure contributes yet another chapter to a prevailing narrative within the region, characterised by almost weekly seizures...

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UK MOD release £1 Million contract notice for radiation monitors

A transportable reactor emergency monitoring system (TREMS) is required that should be configurable for use on both deployed berths and permanently installed operation on UK dockside facilities.

The Chemical, Biological, Radiation and Nuclear (CBRN) Delivery Team (DT) are equipment sponsors for radiation detection monitoring equipment. The Authority has a requirement...

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The NTI Security Index review

Did you catch the NTI Security Index webcast? If not, here's a summary...

The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) this week published their Security Index: an academic framework designed to outline the relative levels of weapons-usable chemical material in existence worldwide. Constructed in partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit – the...

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Procurement opportunities

CBRNe World's latest round up of procurement opportunities. 4 main opportunities.

CBRNe Technical Expertise and Support Click here
This is not a solicitation, or an announcement of a solicitation. This is a 'Sources Sought' action only, for FEMA.
Alfredia G. Allen, Contract Specialist, Phone 202-646-3908, Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Maritime Explosives Detection Click here

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Anything to declare?

Why, does this monkey taste funny to you?

Large quantities of West African bushmeat being illegally traded worldwide may contain pathogens that pose a significant health risk to humans. A recent study in the scientific journal PLoS One draws attention to a series of findings – obtained by way of...

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The cat's pajamas

Toxic cat stew causes alarm in China

In a world beset by the most extreme of natural and man-made dangers – earthquakes, tsunamis, anthrax and the like – it is frightening to suspect that a restaurant meal might mark the difference between one’s life and the hereafter. But a Chinese...

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Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Sensor Processing Group presolicitation

The Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground Edgewood Division (CCAP - SCE) located at APG, Maryland 21010-5401 on behalf of the Joint Program Manager, Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Contamination Avoidance intends to award a Firm Fixed Price Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract for the purpose of acquiring Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Sensor Processing...

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Rapid Development of New Formulations to enable Counter-HME operations

Buried improvised explosive devices (IED), person-borne IEDs and vehicle-borne IEDs are employed against U.S. or coalition forces anywhere in the world, but especially in Afghanistan. The manufacture and transport of homemade explosives (HME) and their precursor chemicals enables these IEDs. JIEDDO is seeking focused, short-term (i.e. 3-6 months) studies that...

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GuardION angels

\"\"Smiths announce a new entry to the field GC-MS market with their Guardion product. Citing smaller size and weight than competitors its an interesting challenge to the encumbants. Price wars next perhaps?


The GUARDION, can confirm the presence and identity of chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals in gases,

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Mesh Warrior

Hygie-Tech, a computational fluid dynamics company, announced that they had created some new software, HG_Flow GMESH for use with their scanners which allows the vast amount of data created in a 3D laser scan to be used on a desktop computer. Admittedly some of you might be thinking 'So what?!’

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