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FLIR Announces Industry’s First Multi-Gas Detector for Unmanned Aerial Systems

Revolutionary FLIR MUVE C360 Drone-Mounted Gas Monitor Provides Faster, Safer Way to Remotely Sense Gas and Chemical Incidents.

Kromek awarded two contracts for D3S products

Kromek, a worldwide supplier of detection technology focusing on the medical, security screening and nuclear markets, announced today that it has been awarded two extension contracts relating to its D3S family of products and technologies designed to counter nuclear terrorism. The

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Bertin Announce 2 Newcomers for Biological Threat Sampling

Bertin’s teams are proud to announce the release of 2 new air sampling equipment for biological air monitoring or biological recognition missions:

– The Coriolis Compact: dry cyclonic collector intended for air monitoring in a biological threat context.

– The Coriolis Nano:

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Rapiscan Systems Metor 6E achieves ECAC performance standard

Rapiscan Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its Metor 6E people screening solution has achieved the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) and European Union (EU) performance standard for walk-through metal detectors.

ECAC

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SRI Win DARPA Chemical Sensors Contract

 SRI International has been awarded a multi-year $11.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop advanced chemical sensors that can support detection of chemical

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New contracts for Kromek in the UK, US and Europe

Kromek has announced that it has been awarded three contracts, in the UK, US and Europe, for its D3S platform for nuclear radiation detection.

These new awards consist of:

  • a £1.1m contract from a UK government-related company to provide D3S-related
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DARPA announce Gamma Ray Inspection Technology (GRIT) program.

X-rays and gamma rays have a wide range of applications including scanning suspicious maritime shipping containers for illicit materials, industrial inspection of materials and processes, and medical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Current technologies, however, are not ideal. X-rays

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908 Devices expands MX908 capabilities to include Novichok

908 Devices, a pioneer of analytical devices for chemical and biomolecular analysis, today announced the expansion of their MX908™ multi-mission trace chemical detection device capabilities to include Novichok agents, an emerging chemical warfare threat. The company debuted this enhancement in

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Bertin wins 2 major contracts for radiation monitoring

Bertin has been chosen by the authorities of Switzerland and by the European Commission – on behalf of Armenia – to provide tailored radiation monitoring systems. These new contracts reassert Bertin’s strong expertise in Environmental Radiation Monitoring Systems (ERMS) and demonstrate its

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CBSA given new powers to seize precursor chemicals

On Wednesday it was announced that the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has been given new powers in the fight against the opioid crisis.

The federal government announced amendments to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act to allow certain law enforcement agencies, including

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Dropping robots from the skies

Squishy Robotics has unveiled mobile sensor robots that detect hazards and increase safety for first responders and the public. 

When every second counts during emergencies such as wildfires, chemical spills, and environmental or natural disasters, getting first responders to

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Inside Chernobyl with FLIR

FLIR visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (CEZ) to find out how much radiation still remains. In the YouTube documentary “Inside Chernobyl”, host Nika Konstantinova uses the FLIR identiFINDER

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Progeny ResQ chosen by FDA Opioid Inspection Programme

Rigaku Analytical Devices is pleased to announce the Rigaku Progeny ResQ 1064 nm handheld Raman analyzer will be used as part of the U.S. FDA inspection pilot program to screen for pharmaceuticals, including narcotics.

The Office of Regulatory Affairs will use this equipment to support

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Zeteo Tech Awarded $6.5M DHS S&T Contract

Zeteo Tech, the biodefense and medical device company that has developed a revolutionary new class of fieldable biological mass spectrometers, today announced that it has been awarded a contract of up to $6.5 million (including options) from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to

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US Nuclear adds Chemical, Bacterial, & Viral Detection to DroneRAD

US Nuclear Corp. is preparing to ship a fleet of DroneRAD systems to the Saudi Arabia Civil Defense. In addition to detecting radiation, such as radioactive gamma hot-spots or airborne particulates, US Nuclear is happy to announce these unique DroneRAD systems can also be outfitted with

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NBCRV Sensor Suite Upgrades Draw Praise from CBRN Stakeholders

In February of this year leaders and stakeholders turned out to view the highly anticipated Stryker Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle (NBCRV) Sensor Suite Upgrade program demonstration at the Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Chemical Biological

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Tularemia bacterium hibernates and can be traced in terror attacks

According to a new doctoral thesis at Umeå University, Francisella tularensis, the bacterium that causes tularemia, can survive in a dormant state for long periods before causing a new outbreak. The thesis also proposes a method for tracing the bacterium if it is used as a biological

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SaphyGATE GN tested by customs in Poland

Each year, more and more merchandise transit all around the world and goods control has become a raising issue for customs in a context of terrorism threat. Freight containers in particular are potential means of smuggling illegal items such as nuclear and chemical warfare agents. Thanks to

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Kromek secures contract with new OEM customer

Kromek, a worldwide supplier of detection technology focusing on the medical, security screening and nuclear markets, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by a new OEM customer to supply CZT detectors for use in the nuclear security market.

The contract, which

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KSU professors design toxic gas sensor for firefighters

Two Kent State professors are on their way to advancing safety for first-responders, military personnel, and chemical manufacturing workers. 

Dr. Torsten Hegmann, associate director of the Advanced Materials and Liquid Crystal Institute, and Dr. Elda Hegmann, assistant professor of

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Rapiscan introduce the NEW Itemiser 4DN

Rapiscan have recently introduced a new product to their family of trace detection equipment, the Itemiser 4DN. 

The Itemiser 4DN is optimized for the detection of narcotics in eight seconds with a non-radioactive ion source, using a non-radioactive ionization source and optimized,

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Senop launches next gen' fast, high resolution Hyperspectral Camera

Senop, a part of Patria Group, will launch a new hyperspectral camera Senop HSC-2 at the Photonics West 2019 exhibition in San Francisco on February 5-7. Senop HSC-2 is the new reference in the evolution of Hyperspectral imaging.

The new HSC-2 is a result of long experience from

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Japanese police to use Bertin Second Sight MS for surveillance of public events

The CBRN threat (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear), particularly the use of chemical agents for terrorist purposes, is more and more taken into account by international authorities.

To monitor this threat, the Japanese National Police Agency (NPA) deployed the Second

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Arktis Brings Innovative Readout Devices to Homeland Security Market

Arktis Radiation Detectors has deepened its relationship with BrightSpec NV/SA, signing an exclusive license agreement to distribute the BrightSpec Compact Digital Multi-Channel Analyzer ('bMCA’) in the US Homeland Security market, via its subsidiary Arktis Detection Systems of Crystal City,

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Detecting Drones Through Machine Learning, Cameras

Visual detection of drones has never been considered as effective as its thermal, radio or acoustic counterparts. The trouble is always discriminating between different moving objects in view. Typically, a bird or even a plastic bag caught in the wind might be mistaken for a drone, which is why

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New patrolling robots to eradicate petrol plant explosions

Autonomous robots fitted with tiny chemical sensors that listen to the 'sounds’ coming off gases will instantly detect gas leaks in petrochemical plants and pipelines to dramatically improve disaster responses.

The risk of a petrol plant explosion or a potential disaster on an oil refinery...

MyDefence Demonstrates Drone Swarm Counter UAS Jammer

On October 12, MyDefence co-hosted the event Electric Storm to demonstrate the capability of the latest MyDefence Counter UAS products for dismounted soldiers. The event featured a live demonstration of the detection and jamming capabilities of the WINGMAN 103 drone detector and the PITBULL

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UK to procure nuclear and radiological detection vehicles

Counter terrorism officers in the UK are to be equipped with a fleet of 10 nuclear and radiological detection vehicles in a bid to trace weapons-grade materials in the UK.

The Home Office lodged a procurement notice last month stating that ministers are inviting bids for between five and 10...

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