U.S. moves chemical warfare battalion to South Korea

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 @ 10:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United States is planning to move a chemical warfare battalion from the U.S. to South Korea, a country threatened by North Korean biological, chemical and nuclear weapons.
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Arizona businessman found guilty in chemical weapon attack

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 @ 10:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A businessman from Tucson, Arizona, has been charged with the production and use of chemical weapons to attack the home of a former customer.
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U.S. Army ECBC tests unknown samples

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 @ 11:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Army scientists based at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, regularly analyze unknown samples from around the world to determine whether hazardous chemical or biological warfare agents are present.
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Australia bans criminals from sensitive sites containing dirty bomb material

Monday, Oct 8, 2012 @ 11:58am by BioPrepWatch Reports

An anti-terrorism measure in Australia has banned nearly 1,500 people over the last three years from working in sites that contain materials that could be used to make a dirty bomb.
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Black & Veatch receives DTRA Ukraine contract

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 @ 10:15am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Kansas-based consulting, engineering and construction firm Black & Veatch was recently selected to support the development of Ukraine's ability to prevent the spread of biological weapons and technology.
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Pennsylvania engineering firm wins $2 million DOD contract

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 @ 10:59am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Pennsylvania-based engineering firm DME Alliance, Inc., was recently awarded a $2 million U.S. Department of Defense contract to assist in the development of chemical and biological defense technology.
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Anthrax kills hundreds of animals in Zimbabwe

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 @ 11:35am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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South Korea using outdated materials for chemical warfare training

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 @ 11:59am by BioPrepWatch Reports

South Korea's Defense Ministry is giving its soldiers aging and out-of-date materials for biological and chemical warfare exercises, according to a recent report submitted to the National Assembly's national defense committee.
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Alluviam releases new version of hazmat response app

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 @ 10:22am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Alluviam recently released version 16 of its HazMasterG3 Decision Support System, a software suite for tactical decision support that identifies threats and offers response guidance.
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Defense platoon prepares marines to work in contaminated environments

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 @ 10:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit's Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Platoon is helping other MEU service members to prepare for operating in environments that are contaminated.
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Baltic Sea aquatic life threatened by World War II-era chemical weapons

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 @ 11:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

New research indicates that toxins from chemical weapons dumped into the Baltic Sea after World War II may be affecting marine life.
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DTRA program working on unique chem-bio defense projects

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2012 @ 11:49am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists and engineers at the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Chemical and Biological Technologies Department are looking for innovative ideas to stop chemical and biological threats against U.S. military personnel and civilians.
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Experts consider biosafety issues related to H5N1 moratorium

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 @ 10:08am by BioPrepWatch Reports

H5N1
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Russia seeks end to Nunn-Lugar program

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 @ 10:28am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Dick Lugar
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Panetta confirms U.S. military has sent 150 advisers to Jordan

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 @ 11:01am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leon Panetta
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YouTube videos show Syrian chemical weapons sites

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 @ 11:36am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Syrian activists recently posted a series of videos on the internet claiming that rebels fighting against the Assad regime are aware of the locations of government-run chemical weapons sites.
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Turkey denies that U.S. special forces are stationed on border

Friday, Oct 12, 2012 @ 10:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leon Panetta
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Compounds in tea could fight bioterrorism

Friday, Oct 12, 2012 @ 10:42am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A simple cup of tea could contain a significant weapon that would serve well in the fight against bioterrorism, according to recent research.
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University of Nebraska receives major UARC contract from U.S. Strategic Command

Friday, Oct 12, 2012 @ 11:20am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The University of Nebraska was recently awarded an $84 million grant by the U.S. Department of Defense Strategic Command to help detect and prevent major attacks against the United States using chemical, biological or nuclear weapons.
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U.S., Russia in talks over Nunn-Lugar agreement

Friday, Oct 12, 2012 @ 11:51am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Victoria Nuland
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