Consultation Open

The UK Government announced that it had launched a Green Paper to mark a formal consultation on Equipment, Support and Technology for UK Defence and Security - www.defenceconsultations.org.uk/ The Paper links national security, working with other countries, export and cyber security together. The Consultation will begin in 2011 and will last...

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Alms. Alms for the GCMS…

Almsco, a division of Markes International, announced that they had launched their TargetView Software package, which has been designed to automate and improve detection and measurement of multiple target chemicals in complex GCMS data sets. The software will allow users to shorten the identification time and reduce false positives/negatives by...

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Ring of light

Out of the various new items of kit that caught the editors eye in CBRNe Convergence was a little number from Force1 Decon. Force1 have previously been known for their rapid-erect personal decon stations, which were quite natty, and now they have come up with a lightweight mask mounted LED...

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Nabco’s TCV approved by DDESB

The Department of Defense’s Explosive Safety Board (DDESB) has approved Nabco’s Total Containment Vessels across the US military services. While the TCV has been used by various militaries for decades they feel that this seal of approval will allow greater access to their equipment, streamline safety protocols and increase confidence...

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Product Watch Smiths get all Teutonic

Smiths Detection announced a contract to sell 550 LCD 3.3s to the Bundeswehr, a follow on order from their 2007 contract for 600 units, which also includes components for testing and other accessories.

Norwegian Would

Bruhn Newtech announced that they had secured a long term CBRN Analysis, Maintenance and Support Contract for the Armed Forces of Norway. Bruhn will also have to provide capability upgrades for their CBRN Analysis battlefield management tool.

Bruhn Newtech announced that they had secured a long term CBRN Analysis, Maintenance...

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Seeking approval

Also getting the 'nod’ was Camelbak’s ChemBio Reservoir X, their next generation hydration equipment, which was signed off by the DoD for their Multi-Purpose Personal Hydration System requirements. Using their DuraFlex Barrier, HydroGuard and HydroLink attachment they feel that it sets a new standard for providing hands free access to...

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What? These old things?...

North Korea admitted that it had thousands of centrifuges operating at a previously undetected uranium enrichment facility – as you do! Siegfried Hecker, a Stanford University Scientist, visited the facility at Yongbyon and was astonished to see the centrifuges which are claimed to be for civil electricity generation: \"At this...

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Take a Chair

Cassidian, the new name for European Defence giant EADS’ Defence and Security Division, announced that they have set up an Innovation Works to promote Security Research. They have also endowed a Chair of Detection Technology at Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Science, and are interested in detection of explosive and hazardous...

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Winvale and Universal Detection team up.

Winvale, government procurement consultants to the likes of Northrop, ICx and Rapiscan, have teamed up with Universal Detection Technology (UDT) to sell their range of early warning monitoring technology to various US government agencies. UDT are re-sellers of other detection equipment, such as Mirion’s and Morphix.

Winvale, government procurement consultants...

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Free Stuff!

Members of the European CBRN defence community will be well aware of Dr Jan Medema – he has been in CBRN since Noah was a boy – but they, and others, might not know that you can get a copy of his latest book – FOR FREE! – from the...

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Telops scan Poland for orders

Canadian stand off detection company Telops was proud to announce a $1.8 million contract with the Polish Military University of Technology for two of their Hyper Cams. Their hyper spectral imaging devices will be further customised to the Universities requirements – which is to support research and education in the...

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