Second Generation Handheld Raman Analyzer from Rigaku Analytical Devices Chosen as Part of the U.S. JPEO CBRND Program to Modernize the Military’s DR SKO Systems

Rigaku Analytical Devices, a U.S.-based leading pioneer of handheld 1064 nm-Raman based spectrometers, is pleased to announce the Rigaku ResQ CQL 1064 nm Raman analyzer has been accepted for chemical identification as part of the U.S. Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO CBRND) Program...

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Milrem Robotics launches an autonomous ISR UGV, the THeMIS Observe

The European leading robotics and autonomous systems developer Milrem Robotics will launch a newly developed autonomous Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) unmanned ground system THeMIS Observe that will be showcased during the fourth iMUGS project demonstration in Belgium.

“A UGV based ISR system significantly increases a tactical unit’s reaction speed...

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Top of the pox

A story that is hard to miss, and is being reported on globally, is that of the current Monkeypox outbreak.

In the UK we are somewhat accustomed to hearing about Monkeypox cases, as every so often there are reports of travel related cases that pop up. So, at the...

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ECDC presents Monkeypox response options, as eight EU/EEA countries report cases

In a Rapid Risk Assessment published today, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) recommends EU/EEA countries focus on prompt identification, management, contact tracing and reporting of new monkeypox cases. Countries should also update their contact tracing mechanisms, the diagnostic capacity for orthopoxviruses, and review the availability of...

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Deadly fire exacerbated by mis-labelled chemicals

 A massive fire at a container depot near a port city in southeastern Bangladesh has killed at least 49 people, including nine firefighters, and injured more than 100 others. The fire, which took 3 days to get under control was, according to Bangladeshi officials, exacerbated by the incorrect labelling of chemicals...

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RedWave Technology Introduces the XplorIR

Homeland security company RedWave Technology is introducing the XplorIR, the most innovative gas-identification system specifically developed for today’s emergency response missions.

The XplorIR can identify over 5,500 gases at low part per million (ppm) concentrations.  It is the first handheld FTIR identification tool with this breadth and sensitivity.  The lightweight...

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Allen-Vanguard Consortium delivers Explosive Threat Reduction Training to Somalia National Security Forces

Allen-Vanguard, a global leader in providing customized solutions for defeating Radio Frequency based terrorist and extremist threats, has delivered Explosive Threat Reduction Team (ETRT) training courses to Somalia security forces personnel.  The innovative courses are designed to enhance Somalia’s indigenous capability to detect and destroy Explosive Ordnance (EO) and conduct...

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