Aberdeen Proving Ground issues sources sought notice for identification kits

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015 @ 4:48pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Aberdeen Proving Ground has issued a sources sought notification on the Federal Business Opportunities website seeking information on industry capabilities related to identification technology through Oct. 29.
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DTRA offers contract to foster laboratory capability in Cambodia and Thailand

Thursday, Oct 8, 2015 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is seeking to execute a sole source contract in order to increase the laboratory capabilities of Thailand and Cambodia to be able to better detect pathogens, they announced on Sept. 28.
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ADS could standardize Defense Department ordinance disposal

Friday, Sep 18, 2015 @ 9:38pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ADS Inc.’s new Specialized Chemical Ordinance Transport System (SCOTS), developed in partnership with United Technical Supply and the Navy’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) community, will bring standardization to the varied systems that were previously in place to deal with dangerous ordinance.
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U.S., South Korea team for CBRN training exercises

Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 @ 12:46pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In a recent simulated emergency scenario at Osan Air Force Base, South Korea, two groups within the 51st Fighter Wing jointly responded to an improvised explosion with the goal of determining the overall impact on the surrounding area.
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Federal agencies co-host conference on countering WMDs

Tuesday, Sep 8, 2015 @ 2:23pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the U.S. Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (SCC-WMD) co-hosted the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Global Synchronization Conference this past week.
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Kratos receives $12 million missile defense task order

Monday, Aug 31, 2015 @ 3:32pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions, Inc. said Monday its Defense and Rocket Support Services (DRSS) received a task order under a theoretical research and engineering research contract from an unnamed client for approximately $12 million for ballistic missile defense and scientific research programs.
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ADS announces SCOTS

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 @ 4:44pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ADS, Inc., in partnership with United Technical Supply and the U.S. Navy Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) community, recently introduced the Specialized Chemical Ordinance Transport System (SCOTS).
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GMI to host defense and intelligence conference

Wednesday, Aug 26, 2015 @ 2:36pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Global Marketing Insights Inc. (GMI) has issued invitations for a Community Innovation Exchange event that will take place Sept. 21-25.
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LBNL seeks emergency management specialist

Thursday, Aug 20, 2015 @ 6:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has an opening for an emergency management specialist, according to a job posting they released Wednesday.
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CNL seeks emergency operations section head

Tuesday, Aug 18, 2015 @ 6:51pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Canadian Nuclear Laboratory position will oversee firefighters and Nuclear Safety Officer.
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Washington seeks emergency management planning strategist

Monday, Aug 17, 2015 @ 10:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The position is responsible for strategic emergency planning and hazard analysis.
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ARC seeks senior disaster program manager

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 @ 5:16pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The American Red Cross (ARC) has an opening for a senior disaster program manager at their Grand Rapids, Michigan, office, according to a job posting put online Wednesday.
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General Dynamics-IT seeks emergency management planning lead

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015 @ 3:17pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

General Dynamics Information Technology has an opening for an emergency management and continuity of operations planning exercise program lead specialist, it announced in a job posting Tuesday.
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Pentagon Force Protection Agency seeks emergency preparedness coordinator

Monday, Aug 10, 2015 @ 7:37pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Department's Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) posted an opening for an emergency preparedness coordinator on Aug. 3.
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Calgary seeks emergency operations manager

Sunday, Aug 9, 2015 @ 10:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) announced in a job posting on Thursday that they have an opening for a manager of emergency operations.
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LA Metro seeks homeland security specialist

Thursday, Aug 6, 2015 @ 7:43pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Los Angeles Metro is seeking an opening for a senior emergency homeland security specialist.
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SPA awarded contract to assist Defense Department's JIDA

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 @ 4:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) announced Monday it has been awarded a one-year contract with possible extensions to provide assistance to the Acquisition Policy and Oversight Division of the Joint Improvised-Threat Agency (JIDA).
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OraQuick Ebola test receives emergency use authorization

Tuesday, Aug 4, 2015 @ 9:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

FDA approves use of rapid antigen test by labs and medical facilities.
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Virginia county seeks emergency-management specialist

Monday, Aug 3, 2015 @ 6:21pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Arlington County (Virginia) Office of Emergency Management said in a recent job posting that it has an opening for an emergency management specialist. This position will focus on managing and implementing coordination programs involving volunteer efforts and donation activity during an emergency or disaster situation.
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George Mason biosecurity course keeps global health security relevant

Wednesday, Jul 29, 2015 @ 12:50pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The goal of the Pandemics, Bioterrorism and International Security course at George Mason University (GMU) “is to prepare participants for dealing with issues at the nexus of health and security in a globalized world,” Gregory Koblentz, deputy director of the Biodefense Graduate Program in GMU’s School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs, said.
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