Smiths Detection news

Smiths Detection Inc. announced a $17.2 million follow-on production order from the U.S. Army for additional Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD) program and the plans for an acquisition of Morpho.

JPEO announces re-organisation

The US Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defence shrinks PMs from seven to five.

Battelle Wins Joint Enterprise Contracted Logistics and Services Support

Battelle Wins Joint Enterprise Contracted Logistics and Services Support (JE-CLaSS) Contract to Provide Broad Array of Chemical and Biological Defense Technical Services. Battelle qualified to bid for $900 million in technical work for Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological


Holy airborne chemical sensors Batman

Aerialtronics provide complete solution package with visual, thermal and chemical detectors for safety and security industry

Arktis to help DOE solve spent nuclear fuel storage issues

Arktis Radiation Detectors has announced that it is a supporting a new project funded by the US Department of Energy to build and demonstrate a prototype detector device capable of unambiguously verifying stored, spent nuclear fuel.

Dsei day #2

A rather belated roundup of the second day at DSEi

Avon Protection responds to changing CBRN threats with new product range

After 5 years of development, Avon Protection is launching a new modular range of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) respiratory protection products at DSEI to meet the new CBRN threat environment and changing needs of the specialist user. The patented design approach


Environics lands STUK contract

Finnish Radiation and Nuclear Authority, STUK, awards a new significant 1.6m, four years framework contract to Environics Oy for radiation detection equipment program.

20th CBRNE Command deliver leaders course

Soldiers from the 20th CBRNE Command took the fight to mock enemy forces during the second iteration of the CBRNE Leaders Course.

Flaming, purging breath!

Brig. Gen. William E. King IV, the commanding general of 20th CBRNE Command (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosives), was the guest speaker at the National Capital Regional Green Dragon Ball

Arktis keep sailing

Noble gas based neutron radiation detection company, Arktis, announced that they had sealed another couple of wins.

Berkley Nucleonics launch RD-150-G

Berkeley Nucleonics will be releasing the Model RD-150-G at the Annual HPS (Health Physics Society) Conference in Baltimore in July

Sounding the toxin

Where is the line in speculating on CBRN devices.


Tracerco, part of the Johnson Matthey group, has added to its range of award winning radiation monitors with a family of Personal Electronic Dosimeters (PEDs).

The development of the extended range follows the success of the original dosimeter, the TracercoTM PED-IS, which was launched in...

ARKTIS Radiation Detectors appoints Richard Rowe to its Board of Directors

Richard (Rick) Rowe brings a wealth of experience to ARKTIS and his appointment comes at an exciting time for the Zurich-based manufacturer of radiation detection systems. The company has recently received a contract from DARPA to develop the next generation of neutron detectors and has just


Bertin to acquire Saphymo in 2015

Bertin Technologies, a subsidiary of the French industrial group CNIM, is strengthening its range of instrumentation equipment and systems by acquiring the Saphymo Group. This take-over would take effect in early January 2015.

A busy year

EOD operatives from the 20th CBRNE Command dealt with more than 2,000 calls in 12 months

Phoenix Force

20th CBRNE Command demonstrated its readiness, agility and adaptability during Exercise Atropian Phoenix.

Being decisive

20th CBRNE Command are integrating into decisive action training rotations at the U.S. Army combat training centers. Effectively this means being able to demonstrated the task force's ability to respond to CBRNE hazards in support of combat operations.

NTI's new spending tracking tool

We don't have an 'Ain't it cool' section, but if we did it would feature NTI's new tool to view the entire threat reduction budget from 1992 to the present or search by program, goal or government department over a custom date range

Clouds rolling in

UK RTO, DSTL, announced that they were trialling a new commercial framework to help suppliers bid for contracts.

A la mode

Arktis deploy their Modes_SNM at ports and borders.

Biologically hot

Hotzone Solutions successfully completed Biological Live Agent Pilot Course

Y, oh Y!

Hotzone Technologies, the trading and commercial arm of Hotzone Solutions Group, and Y-Max, Inc. signed an agreement for the distribution of Hotzone Solutions’ chemical warfare simulation agents and its associated decontamination-training products.

Hotzone Solutions trains Saudi Diplomats

At the request of the Saudi Arabian National Authority for the Chemical and Biological Weapons Conventions, diplomats from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia received a one-week training course in The Hague

MOD release radiation detection contract

The Authority has a requirement to provide a replacement for its gamma radiation monitoring capability, fitted in the Manoeuvring Room on board its nuclear powered submarines, plus 10 years support and maintenance. A gamma radiation detection capability and incorporated alarm is required that


CBR Mass Casualty/Patient Decontamination RFI

The U.S. Army Materiel Systems Analysis Activity (USAMSSA), in conjunction with the Joint Requirements Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense (JRO-CBRND), is seeking information on products, technologies, and approaches that support the mass casualty/patient...

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.

ORTEC® Wins Contract


ORTEC® Wins Contract to Provide High-Purity Germanium Spectroscopic Portal Monitors at Abu Dhabi’s New Port of Khalifa

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.

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