CBRNE Obituaries

Obituaries of Chris Parker and Ngai Wong

Battelle's REBS delivers solid performance record

REBS has been tested over the past several years in various Battelle and government-sponsored tests—including Boston’s subway. Most recently, a series of successful tests was carried out in which multiple REBS systems demonstrated the ability to rapidly detect and identify airborne biological


Argon Electronics 'twofer'

Argon Electronics announced that they had fulfilled a UK MoD contract in record time and that they now offer the Thermo FH40 G-SIM.

CBRN proves its innovation!

Thomson Reuters published its leaders in global innovation and CBRN makes the cut!

Al Nusra manufacturing anti-freeze?

GSN reported on a nice story from Interfax here that stated that the much heralded 'sarin' that was reportedly in possession of the Al Nusra


CBR Mass Casualty/Patient Decontamination RFI

The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (USAMSSA), in conjunction with the Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JRO-CBRND), is seeking information on products, technologies, and approaches that support the mass casualty/patient...

Chemical sabre rattling in Syria

There are many good opportunities to dissuade a country from using chemical weapons(CW). Generally speaking once a full blown war (civil or otherwise) is going on its starting to get a bit late

20th SUPCOM commander earns second star


(Left) Gen. David M. Rodriguez, commander, U.S. Army Forces Command, administers the oath to newly promoted Maj. Gen. Leslie C. Smith, commander, 20th Support Command (CBRNE), during a...

CBRN commandant bids farewell

Col. Phil Visser has relinquished command of the school to his deputy and said “farewell” to the community.

20th SUPCOM news roundup

Catch up on all the recent CBRN and CBRNE news from 20th Support Command

Leaking chemical weapon amongst the clams

Milford, Delaware: Workers at a Clam processing plant, Sea Watch International, started their day with a severe shock when leaking chemical munitions were found on the assembly line. 6 people required medical treatment and 2 military assessment teams from teh US Army 20th Support Command are


Utilis Iberica News

UTILIS IBERICA awarded a first contract of CBRN Individual Protection Material by Spanish Armed Forces

US North Com JTFCS News

Nation’s only standing CBRN joint task force to dedicate building in memory of New York City firefighter and U.S. Army nurse

FLIR Press Release

FLIR Systems Awarded US Army Contract Valued at Up to $38 Million to Support MEDEVAC Operations

Two USA procurement updates

1. Nuclear, Biological & Chemical Sensor Processing Group (NBCSPG)

Awarding Authority: Department of the Army, ACC-APG SCRT - Edgewood

2. Common Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear (CBRN) Sensor Interface (CCSI) Compliant Radiation Detector (CCRD) Technical and Engineering Support...

Growf! I’m a terrier!

Pall Corporation announced that their regenerable filters had been chosen for the UK Army’s next generation enginerring vehicle, the Terrier. Pall were chosen by BAE Systems, the prime contractor and systems integrator, and will utilise the Ametek division to fulfil the work. The system uses


Italian Navy takes Avon’s call

Avon Protection signed a €500,000 order with the Italian Navy for the C50 respirator. Aerosekur will ask as integrator on their mask – which must gall somewhat since Aerosekur manufacture the in-service Italian Army respirator. The C50 is based on the in-service US military JSGPM respirator.


Indian Stryker

After thje latest round of US – Indian wargames the Indian Army was deeply impressed with the US Combat vehicle Stryker and have placed a global RFI (Request for Information) to acquire similar wheeled APCs. The Army wants to buy 100 vehicles after which they would make their own indigenous

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