As many as 35 killed in Texas plant explosion

(CNN) -- Some 35 people -- including 10 first responders -- died in a massive explosion Wednesday night at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, Mayor Tommy Muska said, according to USA Today.

Syria's chemical war hots up?


CBRNe World has been monitoring social and mainstream media in Syria for the last year. So new allegations of CW use was not a surprise, but what does it all...

Bruker DE-tector passes

Bruker DE-tector passes the enhanced ASTM trace explosive detection standard .

Federal Resources acquires HazMatIQ


Provider of mission critical solutions for military personnel and first responders enhances footprint in the Hazmat training arena.

SPIE call for papers


As part of a special section to be published later this year, Optical Engineering is accepting original applications of papers related to CBRE sensing optical...

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1st Detect awarded US patent for novel mass spectrometer ion trap control technology

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Government Of Canada invests in improved chemical detector training for the...

Press Release: FLIR

FLIR’s Fido® X3 passes the enhanced ASTM trace explosive detection standard with flying colours

Joint Publication 3-41 Review

\"us A summary, by Robert Walk of the latest offering from the American Joint Staff: Joint Publication 3-41 Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Consequence


CBRNE Standards workshop takes shape

The Convergence 2012 preconference workshop on CBRNE standards now has a full agenda with participation from ICRC, NATO, EDA, NIST, ANSI, CEA, Interpol and many others. It is THE event this year to attend to get a global overview on


Mopping up the spillage


Roughly 3,500 tonnes of ammonium nitrate go missing each year in India, and the level of supply is reaching record highs in Afghanistan. Are these facts connected?

MOD calls for ideas on IED detection

MOD scientists are calling on the innovative ideas of UK industry and academia as they look to enhance improvised explosive device (IED) detector technology.

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


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Smiths Detection and Optosecurity offer upgrades for airport x-ray scanners

FLIR Press Release

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

Synthetic scent hounds

Nanostructured sensor for the detection of very low concentrations of explosive

Morpho Detection Press Release

U.K. DfT Certifies MDI Itemiser DX Explosives Trace Detector for Air Cargo Screening

No Sh*t Sherlock!

Andrew Johnston is pleased to see that the level of political understanding of CBRN incidents remains worryingly low…

CBRNe Procurement Watch 30 Jan12

France: Requirement for high spec explosive analysis equipment

US: Vehicle X-Ray image processing

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