Obituary - Virginia Morlock

It is with great sadness that we heard last week about the passing of Virginia Morlock, Manager in the Mission Systems Strategy division at Northrop Grumman headquarters and so much more. I first became aware of Virginia in approximately 2008 when she attended our first CBRNe Convergence in


908 Devices Awarded 10-Year Contract Through U.S. Department of Defense CBRN Program

908 Devices, a pioneer of analytical devices for chemical and biomolecule analysis, announced it has been awarded a 10-year fielded contract through the United States Department of Defense’s (DOD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP) omnibus


Argon Chemical Hazard Detection Simulators assist Smiths Detection

When Smiths Detection had a need to quickly demonstrate to an important customer the ability of their LCD series detector family to function in the Arabic language, the challenge of the understandably complex engineering cycles involved in the development of operational equipment arose.

3M Completes Acquisition of Scott Safety

3M announced on October 4th that it has completed its acquisition of Scott Safety from Johnson Controls for a total enterprise value of $2.0 billion.

Persistent Systems Awarded $8.9 Million Radio Contract for U.S. Army WMD Teams

Persistent Systems, LLC (“Persistent”), a leader in Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) Technology and developer of Wave Relay®, announced on September 13 that it was awarded an $8.9 million contract award to provide more than 950 MPU5 radios to the U.S. Army National Guard’s Weapons of Mass


Deployable biological field laboratory for NATO

Further to the agreement signed with NSPA (NATO Support and Procurement Agency), IBATECH Tecnología has supplied a BSL-3 mobile laboratory designed specifically for the detection of anthrax. The project will test samples of land potentially contaminated with anthrax, with the aim to strengthen


Arktis Detection Systems launches Team Arktis to formalize strategic partnerships

Arktis, a leading provider of radiological and nuclear detection services, formally announced its strategic partnership with key industry stakeholders, launching Team Arktis. The launch of Team Arktis is part of the company’s mission to enhance the radiological and nuclear solutions it provides


VPI to Unveil Advanced Radiological Detection System at DSEI

Following the award of a $165M contract from the Department of Defense, VPI has designed and developed an advanced radiological detectionsystem (RDS) prototype that will be unveiled for the first time in public on Septmeber 12th 2017 at DSEI in London.

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Virginia Tech develop device expected to track nuclear activity by rogue nations

The multiple year long project, dubbed 'CHANDLER', is expected to prevent the development of nuclear weapons that could be dangerous for the U.S.The system will be used to track neutrinos which are created in large amounts during plant operation, the cast-off neutrinos that escape the reactor


Passport Systems Announces SmartShield System v2.0

Passport Systems, Inc. announced the release of version 2.0 of its SmartShield™ Networked Radiation Detection System software. In addition to its groundbreaking Analysis function, the SmartShield system now includes the SmartShield Source Simulation application that allows users to


Khan Shaykhun and the FFM

On 29 June the OPCW’s Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) in Syria issued its report concluding that sarin had been used at Khan Shaykhun (Idlib Governate) on 4 April 2017

Smiths Group agrees to sell Morpho Detection’s former trace business

Smiths Group plc (“Smiths Group”) today announces that it has entered into a binding agreement with OSI Systems Inc to sell the explosive trace detection business formerly owned by Morpho Detection (the “Trace Business”) for an enterprise value of $75.5 million.

FLIR launch portable GCMS

FLIR Systems today announced the Griffin G510 Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS), its first person-portable chemical identifier. The FLIR Griffin G510 enables military and civil responders to easily sample all phases of matter, including solid, liquid, and vapor, to rapidly identify


Bertin sell chemical stand off to Australian army

Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of the CNIM Group, announced that its Second Sight MS standoff detector of chemical threats has just been chosen by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to equip its troops

3M to acquire Scott Safety

3M Co. has agreed to acquire Scott Safety from Johnson Controls for $2 billion in a deal that would make 3M the largest personal protection equipment maker in the USA.

L3 Sonoma EO Announces Chemical Surface Detector Contract Award

L3 Sonoma EO announced today that it has been named as a prime contractor on the Chemical Surface Detector (CSD) contract by the Joint Project Manager for Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Contamination Avoidance (JPM NBCCA) within the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological


Bruker Delivering 300 Hand-Held Chemical Detectors to German BBK

LEIPZIG, Germany – December 21, 2016: Bruker announced that it is in the process of delivering three hundred (300) RAID™ M-100 hand-held chemical detectors based on ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) to the German Civil Defense Authority Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe


Battelle’s David Winkel Receives Prestigious Billy Richardson Award

The Dr. Billy Richardson Award for young NBC Researchers recognizes young leaders who are committed to nuclear, biological and chemical defense. Winkel is the third Battelle researcher to win this award. An 11-year employee at Battelle, Winkel has tested joint service general purpose masks and


Arktis build on Darpa project success

Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd has announced that it has been awarded funding to carry out further work as part of a new contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) within DARPA's SIGMA Program.

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