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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NIOSH Reopens Comment Period on Fentanyl PPE

NIOSH has reopened the comment period for its invitation to manufacturers to take part in an expansion of the PPE-Info database by adding products that protect against fentanyl exposure. Materials related to the expansion and the NIOSH notice

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FLIR receives $27.9 million order from DOD

FLIR Systems, Inc. has announced it has received a delivery order for 24 U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Dismounted Reconnaissance Sets, Kits, and Outfits (CBRN DR-SKO) systems.

The CBRN DR-SKO system is a set of mission-specific kits that characterize and

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Escape Respirator Challenge

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced today the launch of a $250K Challenge to develop concepts for an escape respirator.

The Escape Respirator Challenge seeks new concepts for an escape respirator solution. This challenge

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USAF fields new Joint Service Aircrew Mask

The US Air Force has started to field its Joint Service Aircrew Mask (JSAM) for helicopter aircraft as part of a larger effort to shield its personnel against contamination from weapons of mass destruction.

The JSAM provides better protection against CBRN contamination and is

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DuPont Nomex® Comfort

DuPont Safety & Construction today announced the launch of Nomex® Comfort, an innovative lightweight fabric combining the legendary flame resistant (FR) protection of Nomex® with enhanced comfort and breathability.

DuPont™ Nomex® is synonymous in the industry with the term protection and...

AirBoss to deliver protective equipment for ADF’s Land 2110 Phase 1B

Leidos Australia has awarded a contract to AirBoss Defense for the delivery of protective equipment to the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) Land 2110 Phase 1B programme.

The Land 2110 Phase 1B CBRN defence capability facilities project will provide force protection to its deployed personnel,...

Inovio’s Ebola Vaccine Provides 100% Protection

Following a recent pre-clinical study, Inovio have announced that their Ebola Vaccine, INO-4212 provided 100% protection following a challenge with a lethal dose of the Ebola virus.

An article in the Journal of Infectious Diseases highlights that regimens of Inovio’s INO-4212 vaccine

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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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New generation survey meter designed for use by Military Forces

ECOTEST, an experienced developer and manufacturer of over 30 high-quality radiation measurement instruments and systems, is pleased to bring you the MKS-UM, a new generation survey meter designed for use by Military Forces.

MKS-UM is a full-range radiation survey device in field...

Luxfer Initiates European Launch of the ECLIPSE

Luxfer will be holding the European launch of their highly acclaimed ECLIPSE cylinder at the Congres NATIONAL DES SAPEURS-POMPIERS 2018, taking place in Bourg-en-Bresse 26 - 29 September 2018.

The Eclipse is considered the the world’s lightest SCBA cylinder for Firefighter life support....

ResQ Me!

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

Expressions of Interest for the supply of a Below Neck CBR Protection

PATSY (aircrew CBRN protection) – the supply of a below neck CBR protective clothing system for aircrew.

The Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Protection Delivery Team (CBRN DT) is seeking Expressions of Interest from parties wishing to be considered for the supply of a Below Neck...

NIOSH CBRN Respiratory Protection Handbook

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently released an updated version of their CBRN Respiratory Protection Handbook. This guide covers everything you need to know including the available types of respiratory protection equipment for CBRN, respirator selection,

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A little ingenuity goes a long way

At Yokota Air Base in Japan airmen have used a 3D printer and some ingenuity to modify a standard-issue respirator into an aircraft oxygen system, potentially saving millions of dollars and improving aircrew safety.

Yokota’s 374th Maintenance Squadron and 374th Operations Support Squadron...

Gore announce NFPA 1994. Class 3R Certified Suit

Announced on May 29th, W. L. Gore & Associates’ Protective Fabrics Division has expanded its line of certified products for emergency responders with the addition of the Ruggedized Class 3 suit made of GORE® CHEMPAK® selectively permeable fabric.

The suit, manufactured and distributed by...

OPEC CBRNe to supply global defence market from Scottish Headquarters

The opening of its first office in Larbert, Scotland on 2 May 2018 signalled the start of even bigger things within the global defence market for specialty CBRN apparel brand, OPEC CBRNe.

With more than 100 key influencers and suppliers, trade representatives and key international decision...

LION launches RedZone™ Contaminant Control Package

LION, the largest family-owned manufacturer of first responder personal protective equipment (PPE) in the United States, recently launched their new RedZone™ Contaminant Control Package to help firefighters reduce their exposure to fire-related carcinogens. Developed in partnership with the

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Survitec to showcase inflatable MilPod product at SOFEX

Safety solutions provider Survitec is showcasing the launch of the newly designed, rapidly inflating SONICS Milpod at the 12th annual Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) show in Amman, Jordan on the 7-10th May 2018.

The show will provide a showcase for Survitec’s...

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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AvonAir™ receives NIOSH CBRN Approval

Avon Protection has received NIOSH CBRN approval on its AvonAir™ modular powered air range consisting of the EZAir, MP-PAPR and CS-PAPR. The single filter Avon EZAir is the smallest and lightest CBRN powered respirator available with cost of ownership per use at nearly half that of PAPRs. The

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UK MoD General Service Respirator Agreement

Avon Rubber p.l.c recently confirmed, further to the November 2017 announcement that it was the preferred bidder for the MoD General Service Respirator Agreement, that Avon Protection has been awarded a five year contract for the resupply and in-service support of its General Service Respirator

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Two task orders awarded to Tauri Group under OPETS

The Tauri Group has been awarded two task orders under the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) Omnibus Program Engineering and Technical Support (OPETS) Medical Domain.

This contract and task orders provide support services to the Department of...

Appili Therapeutics Licenses BioTerrorism Vaccine Rights

Appili Therapeutics Inc. has announced it has signed a licence agreement with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to develop ATI-1701, a vaccine to protect against Francisella tularensis.

“Francisella tularensis is a very infectious bacteria. A small number (approximately 10 to 50...

Ouvry acquires SIM KIT® patent from Hotzone Solutions Group

French Company Ouvry, specialist in CBRN and personal protective systems, has announced it's acquisition of the SIM KIT® patent from Dutch Hotzone Solutions Group.

The chemical simulant kit, comprising of 3 unique realistic chemical warfare agents (CWA) simulants, is intended to be used in...

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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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.

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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Survitec launches new bio skin and bio shell at DSEI

Safety solutions provider Survitec is launching its new Sonics Bio Skin and Bio Shell protective suits – designed in conjunction with Gore with the CBRN market in mind – at DSEI in London next week

Remploy's back...

Opec CBRNe, the new name for Remploy Frontline products, snags preferred ensemble for Australian government

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.

Battelle launches live agent test week - April 17-21

Battelle’s Live-Agent Test Week is an opportunity for manufacturers and developers of personal protective equipment to submit their materials for live chemical agent permeation testing.

Day one of CBRNe Convergence 2016

From detection through to forensics and EOD, we have had a highly successful first day at CBRNe Convergence 2016 with a packed full-day programme. The 300-strong delegation who have flown in from across the world, heard presentations from a variety of military, defence, emergency and private

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