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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FLIR Unveils Key Additions to Griffin G510 Portable Chemical Detection System

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced the availability of multiple enhancements to its Griffin™ G510 portable GC-MS chemical detector to help responders analyze and identify drugs, chemical agents, and other toxic substances faster and more effectively during field operations. Major new features on

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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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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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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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S&T is Creating a Market for Affordable International Responder Tech

First responders around the globe share a common mission to ensure the safety and security of the people they serve, as they often respond to complex and evolving natural and manmade disasters. To respond more effectively, safely and efficiently to both small and large-scale emergencies, the

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Kromek awarded $1.8m funding from DTRA

Kromek (AIM: KMK), a radiation detection technology company focusing on the medical, security and nuclear markets, announced on September 27th that it has been awarded a contract by the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency (“DTRA”), an agency of the US Department of Defense, under a previously

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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...

Bertin downselected for PI ABC

Bertin Technologies has been selected, in a consortium with Thales CS, by the Ministry of the Armed Forces for the upstream research market “Platform for the Integration of Innovative Technologies in the Domain of Biological and Chemical Analysis “(PI ABC),

ResQ Me!

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

Berkeley Nucleonics release new SAMPack Model

Berkeley Nucleonics (BNC) has released its latest in Backpack Radiation Detectors, the Model SAMPack 120-D. The new design includes dual scintillation detectors which deliver unmatched directionality functions.

Finding my direction

Berkley Nucleonics make major changes to their SAMpack 120 with the latest feature - directionality!

All Hazards Forensic Conference 2018

It has recently been announced that University College Cork will be holding a special All Hazards Forensic conference from November 27th - 28th 2018. Registration for the event will be available from June 2018, see ...

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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Second Sight MS delivered to the US Army

Beginning of September 2017, the US Army contacted Bertin Corp., Bertin’s subsidiary in Washington, to purchase a Second Sight MS detector.

This instrument is the only chemical standoff gas detection device offering real time surveillance and source localization.

Metrohm announce the Mira DS

In a recent press release Metrohm announced the details of their new handheld material identification system, the Mira DS.

This new, handheld material identification system has been designed for police, hazmat teams, bomb technicians, and military personnel. At the push of a button, the...

New Kid on the bench

Dr. Vil Mirzayanov talks to Gwyn Winfield about the prospect of Novichoks being used in Salisbury

DARPA program to track genetic markers for past WMD material exposure

DARPA is proposing an ambitious new program to counter proliferation of weapons of mass destruction: checking suspects’ epigenetic markers to track history of exposure to associated materials.

The endgame of this program, called Epigenetic Characterization and Observation (ECHO), is the...

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

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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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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

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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

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