QinetiQ aquires MTEQ

QinetiQ has more than doubled the size of its US operations with acquisition of MTEQ. 

QinetiQ announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Manufacturing Techniques Inc. (MTEQ) on a cash-free, debt-free basis for $105 million to be paid in cash on

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Dropping CFATS Program Could be Dangerous

David Wulf, who oversees chemical security for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has warned congress that dropping The Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program could leave chemical plants vulnerable to attacks. 

CFATS, which is due to come

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Rapiscan Systems Metor 6E achieves ECAC performance standard

Rapiscan Systems, a leading global supplier of security inspection technology, today announced that its Metor 6E people screening solution has achieved the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC) and European Union (EU) performance standard for walk-through metal detectors.

ECAC

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Russian Federation, Uzbekistan Security Council Agree to Cooperate on Biosecurity

As reported by Interfax: 

The Russian Federation Security Council press secretary, Yevgeniy Anoshin, informed journalists that the secretary of the Russian Security Council, Nikolay Patrushev, and his counterpart from Uzbekistan, Viktor Makhmudov, signed a memorandum in Ufa on

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OPCW report on Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant

The OPCW has been visiting and reporting on the progress at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP), in pursuance with decision C-16/DEC.11 “Final Extended Deadline of 29 April 2012”. 

 

The latest report from the OPCW visit in April 2019 is

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Adderstone Group Back North East Based Counter Terrorism Firm

North East based property and investment business, Adderstone Group, has invested a seven-figure sum into OpenWorks Engineering, an award-winning, hi-tech product company which is developing world-leading security and counter-terrorism products.

OpenWorks, which operates from premises

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SaphyGATE GN tested by customs in Poland

Each year, more and more merchandise transit all around the world and goods control has become a raising issue for customs in a context of terrorism threat. Freight containers in particular are potential means of smuggling illegal items such as nuclear and chemical warfare agents. Thanks to

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Kromek secures contract with new OEM customer

Kromek, a worldwide supplier of detection technology focusing on the medical, security screening and nuclear markets, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by a new OEM customer to supply CZT detectors for use in the nuclear security market.

The contract, which

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MyDefence introduces new anti-drone solution

For the past three years, MyDefence has been hard at work with development of a new type of anti-drone system that can effectively solve the problem of protecting large scale areas against the threat of drones. The system is named KNOX and is a customizable end-to-end

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DroneShield Assigned NATO Stock Number for DroneGun Tactical

On February 3rd DroneShield released an ASX announcement with regards to the assigning of a NATO Stock Number for the DroneGun Tactical™.

DroneGun Tactical™ product has been assigned a NATO Stock Number (NSN). The DroneGun Tactical™ NSN is 5865661650137. An NSN is a 13-digit

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Detecting Drones Through Machine Learning, Cameras

Visual detection of drones has never been considered as effective as its thermal, radio or acoustic counterparts. The trouble is always discriminating between different moving objects in view. Typically, a bird or even a plastic bag caught in the wind might be mistaken for a drone, which is why

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DroneShield launch DroneNode

DroneShield is pleased to announce a launch of the additional product DroneNodeTM, in response to end-user requirements.

DroneNodeTM is an evolution of the Company’s existing DroneCannonTM product, a portable, compact and inconspicuous counterdrone jamming device which can be utilised at...

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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UK to procure nuclear and radiological detection vehicles

Counter terrorism officers in the UK are to be equipped with a fleet of 10 nuclear and radiological detection vehicles in a bid to trace weapons-grade materials in the UK.

The Home Office lodged a procurement notice last month stating that ministers are inviting bids for between five and 10...

ASPR expands corporate partnership

A strategic partnership will expand between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and Johnson & Johnson of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The expansion will focus on the development of innovative products to combat

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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)...

S&T’s Modernized Technology Research & Development Process

Supporting Joint Innovation Efforts through Public-Private Partnerships.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) continues a long tradition of working closely with the private sector to develop innovative technology with a new Long-Range Broad...

DHS S&T Reveals New Business Model and Organizational Structure

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) today begins a new approach to its research and development (R&D) mission with a new organizational structure that will improve its ability to more rapidly transition technology capabilities into operations and

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HHS sponsors new formulation of TPOXX

To expand U.S. health security and prepare for the potential use of smallpox virus in bioterrorism attacks against the United States, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will purchase additional doses of a smallpox antiviral medication called TPOXX for the Strategic National

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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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U.S. Regulator Approves $3.2m order for 70 DroneGuns

On 14 June 2018, DroneShield Ltd (ASX:DRO) (“DroneShield\" or the “Company”) advised the market that it had received a $3,200,000 order for 70 DroneGunsTM for use by a Middle Eastern Ministry of Defence. The announcement stated that the Company’s ability to fulfil the order was subject to

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ResQ Me!

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...

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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FLIR receives $4m delivery order, supporting joint US forces in Korea

FLIR Systems, Inc. announced today it has received a delivery order for FLIR IBAC ™ 2 biological agent detector systems to support the United States (U.S.) Forces Korea (USFK). The delivery order is under a 10-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract in support of the Joint

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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.

Kromek secures two contracts worth up to $3.3 million from US government

Kromek (AIM: KMK), a radiation detection technology company focusing on the medical, security and nuclear markets, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded two new contracts from the US Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (“DTRA”), an agency of

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FLIR announces identiFINDER R200-GN Spectroscopic PRD

FLIR announced the launch of their FLIR identiFINDER R200-GN spectroscopic personal radiation detector (SPRD), their latest addition to the identiFINDER R200-Series handheld radiation security solutions. The rugged, pager-sized FLIR identiFINDER R200-GN SPRD can detect neutrons, in addition

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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’.

Feel Terriffic

European Commission launches new radiological response technology programme.

The Fourth is with you… always

The recent Special Session at the OPCW could have major ramifications for the future of the organisation

Cloud Based Raman

CloudMinds Technology Inc is the world’s first cloud robot operator, connecting a broad ecosystem of robots and smart devices to Cloud AI.

Now, CloudMinds has developed a cloud based handheld Raman spectrometer with 785nm laser excitation, the CloudMinds’s XI.

This handheld Raman unit...

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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Supergum Introduces New Solutions for the Detection of CBRN Hazards at Eurosatory

Eurosatory 2018, June 11-15, Paris, Israel Pavilion, Hall 6, Stand ‎#CD-678

Supergum Industries Ltd. a leading manufacturer of Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) protective solutions and systems for military, homeland security, and civilian applications, introduces its new...

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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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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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...

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...

Federal Resources Co-Chairs Iraq 3rd National CBRN Security Coordination Conference

MAY 2, 2018 (BAGHDAD, IRAQ) - Federal Resources, the premier single-source provider of customized, integrated solutions to military (Foreign Military Sales) and civilian (Direct Commercial Sale) CBRN incident response teams served as this year’s co-chair of the Iraq 3rd National CBRN Security

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Proniras Awarded BARDA contract to develop nerve agent MCM

Proniras Corporation announced in April that it has been awarded a contract potentially worth $89.5 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to develop tezampanel as a medical countermeasure for the treatment

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