Explosion at Chemical Plant Kills 78

An explosion at a pesticide plant in eastern China on Thursday, March 21st, has, according to state media, killed 47 people and injured more than 600, 90 of which are reportedly in critical condition.

The blast occurred at the Chenjiagang Industrial Park in the city of Yancheng, in

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Telerob launches new EOD robot

At the turn of the year, Telerob Gesellschaft für Fernhantierungstechnik mbH has introduced the new generation of its proven EOD robot tEODor – the tEODor EVO. Based on advanced technologies, the tEODor EVO offers among other things a completely revised, trend-setting operating concept that

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US Army selects Med-Eng to protect EOD teams

Med-Eng, LLC, a company of The Safariland Group, has announced it has been awarded a four-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to supply the United States Army with its 2nd generation Advanced Bomb Suit (ABS II) to protect the lives of front line soldiers conducting

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Endeavour Reveals Scorpion UGV

Endeavour has revealed design details and images of their Scorpion Robot which was designed for the US Army’s Common Robotic System-Individual (CRS-I) program.

Announced in April, Endeavor is one of two finalists now in a run-off to provide the Army with a new multi-mission,

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New 1064nm handheld Raman analyzer

Rigaku ResQ CQL offers first responders, border protection, and law enforcement with an advanced method for identifying potential threats in an improved tactical form factor, thus improving functionality particularly in high stress environments. By combining the 1064nm Raman advantage with

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DHS undertake research on threat detection of homemade explosives

The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is undertaking research on the detection and prevention of homemade explosives at various labs and test facilities across the country.

DHS reports that there are approximately 3,000 improvised explosive device (IED)...

Alluviam Releases HazMasterG3

Alluviam has recently announced the release of the HazMasterG3, adding adaptive, mission specific CBRNE UI, and other advanced tools.

Changing mission requirements, from responding to improvised warfare agent contamination in Syria, site exploitation of clandestine labs, or responding to...

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Rigaku Analytical Devices unveils new handheld Raman analyser to redefine handheld 1064nm Raman for chemical threat identification

Good Vibrations

A massive bag of sex toys brought Berlin’s Schönefeld airport to a stand still on August 10, 2018. Security personnel were alerted to the piece of luggage when a routine x-ray flagged the items to be suspicious.

As it was unclear as to the precise nature of the contents of the bag security...

FLIR Guide to Trace Explosives Detectors

FLIR Systems has announced a new guidebook for CBRNE professionals entitled '10 Things You Need to Know About Handheld Explosives Trace Detectors’.

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European Commission launches new radiological response technology programme.

Rigaku announce QuickDetect mode

Rigaku Analytical Devices, a leading pioneer of handheld and portable spectroscopic analyzers, announces the addition of QuickDetect™ mode, a capability that provides automated colorimetrics for trace or non-visible amounts to its existing Progeny ResQ 1064nm handheld Raman analyzer. This new

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Next generation radiation detection devices wins government a KTP top rating

A UK company, with a base in Huddersfield, is pioneering the development and manufacture of compact, technically-advanced electronic devices that detect and monitor radiation. The devices, similar in size and cost to a smartphone, are being sold around the world and the firm’s close research

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US Nuclear Corp appointed to sell ZNose high-speed GC chemical sniffers

US Nuclear Corp announced today that they have signed a worldwide sales representative and resale agreement with Electronic Sensor Technology Inc. giving US Nuclear non-exclusive rights to sell the revolutionary, high-speed zNose®chemical sniffers.

The zNose®chemical sniffers use advanced...

Trace Explosives Detection in Less Than 10 Seconds

The Fido® X2 from FLIR Systems is a handheld explosives trace detector featuring field-proven TrueTrace® technology enabling it to detect a broad range of homemade, commercial, and military explosives with best-in-class sensitivity.

Weighing less than 700 grams the Fido X2 is a truly...

United States Air Force Selects Med-Eng EOD 10 Bomb Suit to Protect its EOD Teams

Med-Eng®, a brand of The Safariland Group, today announced it has been awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide the United States Air Force (USAF) with the Med-Eng EOD® 10 bomb suit to protect personnel conducting Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)

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Block chosen for Phase II of IARPA program

Block Mems LLC have been awarded Phase II of the Intelligence Advanced Research Programs Activity (IARPA) Program for the standoff detection of explosives and toxic chemical threats.

Under Phase I, Block successfully demonstrated the ability to detect trace quantities of explosives and...

Government Scientific Source awarded contract to support CARA

The Army Contracting Command - Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG) on behalf of the US Army CBRNE Analytical Remediation Activity (CARA) has awarded a contract to Government Scientific Source for the provision of spectrometers to support the mission of CARA to the value of

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FLIR Announces New Radiation Detector: the identiFINDER R440

FLIR has announced the FLIR identiFINDER® R440 handheld radioisotope detector and identifier. The FLIR identiFINDER R440 provides homeland security personnel with critical infrastructure protection and military and first responder special teams quick situational assessment during radiological

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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

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Battelle Wins Contract to Help Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction

Battelle announced yesterday it has received a Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Homeland Defense & Security Technical Area Task (HD TAT) award supporting the National Guard Bureau (NGB) Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Division.

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.

Defense Threat Reduction Agency Awards Leidos Prime Contract

Leidos, a global science and technology company, was awarded a contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to support DTRA's Cooperative Biological Engagement Program (CBEP) and Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program through a worldwide Scientific & Technical Engagement

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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

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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

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