Former foreign ministers release statement on P5+1, Iran

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Former foreign ministers from 13 countries said it is in the world's best interest to continue and support negotiations between the P5+1 and Iran, according to a recent statement from the Aspen Institute.
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White House says Congress should not pass additional Iran sanction legislation

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Congress should not pass additional legislation related to additional sanctions on Iran, even conditional sanctions, the White House said in a recent statement.
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NNSA enters cooperative agreement with NorthStar for Mo-99 production

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration announced on November 25 that it has awarded a cooperative agreement to NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, LLC, for the use of Molybdenum-99 in the production of medical isotopes.
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International Training Course garners 45 participants from 39 countries

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The 24th International Training Course on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities was held from Oct. 20 to Nov. 8 at Sandia National Laboratories in Albuquerque, N.M.
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Kerry says first-step agreement with Iran provides limited, reversible relief

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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ECBC develops new decontamination course with JPM-E

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center recently announced that it developed a new personnel decontamination station training course with the Joint Project Manager for Elimination.
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OPCW holds chemical-safety course for States Parties in Africa

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons recently organized a chemical-safety management course for States Parties in Africa with the support of the German government's Federal Foreign Office and the Bergische Universit├Ąt Wuppertal from Nov. 4 to Nov. 8.
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ATF offers $5,000 reward for information regarding New Mexico bombs

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent in Charge Bernard J. Zapor announced on November 22 that the ATF will award up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of terrorists.
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Iran invites IAEA inspectors to visit Arak

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran invited inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency to visit its nuclear heavy water facility in Arak, the head of the IAEA announced on Thursday.
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Ban encourages remaining states to join CWC

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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U.S. Navy deploys Raytheon SM-6 for first time

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Raytheon Company said on Monday that the United States Navy is deploying the Standard Missile-6 for the first time, marking the operational capability milestone for the Navy's newest, extended range area defense weapon.
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Jordan to host simulated CTBT on-site nuclear inspection

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan announced on Monday that it will host the next full-scale simulation of an on-site inspection as a stipulation of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.
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Ban discusses use of antipersonnel mines

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Landmines
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DTRA issues sources sought notice for biological detection solutions

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency recently issued a sources sought notice to learn more information on the capability of responders to offer new approaches to improve biological agent detection and localization.
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Interpol coordinates border security training

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Interpol said on Thursday that the Integrated Border Management Task Force coordinated several screening training operations at strategic border points and in airports in 16 countries to increase security.
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U.S. pledges technological and financial support to destroy Syria's chemical weapons

Wednesday, Dec 4, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Executive Council said on Friday that the United States offered to donate infrastructure to destroy Syria's priority chemicals.
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OPCW praises U.S. operational support in Syria

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons praised U.S. operational and financial support in the mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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U.S. says sanctions in Iran had significant impact

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The sanctions imposed by the U.S. against Iran served their purpose and caused a significant impact on Iran's economy, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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BAE Systems to provide body armor to battlefield soldiers

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BAE Systems said on Tuesday that it received contracts valued at $18 million to provide the United States Department of Defense with hard armor inserts for battlefield soldiers.
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DTRA and InnoCentive announce winner of DTRA Algorithm Challenge

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

InnoCentive and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency/U.S. STRATCOM Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction announced on Tuesday the winner of a $1 million bio threat algorithm challenge.
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