OPCW receives $15.2 million in support for Syria mission

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has received $15.2 million in contributions from 14 different countries to support the mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons, the OPCW announced on Saturday.
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Government error forces launch delay for new MSA masks

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

MSA, a Pittsburgh-based safety equipment manufacturer, recently announced that errors made by the U.S. government when testing and certified respirators will delay the anticipated certification and introduction of a new self-contained breathing apparatus.
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A-T Solutions pursues Army TEACH contract

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A-T Solutions said on Monday that it will pursue a Train, Educate and Coach Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract from the United States Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation.
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U.N. Security Council discusses new challenges to counter-terrrorism efforts

Thursday, Dec 5, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council highlighted some of the new challenges of defeating terrorism from the perspective of leaders on the front lines at its 7071st meeting on Nov. 27.
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U.S. says Iran has right to peaceful nuclear program

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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Kerry to testify on Iran nuclear deal

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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uzumcu re-appointed for second term as OPCW Director-General

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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Morpho awarded $133 million contract from TSA for explosives detector

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Morpho Detection, Inc. announced on Wednesday that it received a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract worth $133 million with the Transportation Security Administration .
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U.N. says parliaments have role to play in disarmament

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Angela Kane
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NATO-Russia Council affirms support for OPCW-U.N. Joint Mission

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The foreign ministers of the NATO-Russia Council expressed their support on Wednesday for the work undertaken by the OPCW-U.N. Joint Mission in the elimination of Syria's chemical weapons.
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USMC tests Northrop radar system

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced on Wednesday that its AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar system successfully completed developmental testing at two weapons and tactics instruction events during the past two months.
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ICRC call for ratification of CWC and support of Joint Mission in Syria

Friday, Dec 6, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Committee of the Red Cross released a statement at the Eighteenth Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention this week calling for support of the Syrian mission.
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U.S. condemns attack against Yemeni Ministry of Defense

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. condemned the terrorist attack against the Yemeni Ministry of Defense and stands with Yemen in the peaceful march to a democratic transition, the State Department said on Thursday.
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Kerry says Israel's security at top of U.S.-Iran agenda

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Mexico's missing radioactive source found in field

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Atomic Energy Agency said on Thursday that Mexican authorities confirmed they have found a radioactive source that has been missing since Dec. 2.
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NNSA to conduct training for Iraqi first responders

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration recently announced it will conduct an Advanced International Radiological Assistance Program Training for Emergency Response course for Iraqi first responders.
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ECBC develops chemical agent disposal system

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Edgewood Chemical Biological Center recently announced a successful collaboration to close a capability gap in chemical agent disposal operations in the development of the field deployable hydrolysis system.
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NRC approves plan to dispose of dangerous ammunition

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The NATO-Russia Council approved an ambitious cooperation plan on Wednesday to launch a joint trust fund project that will attempt to dispose of obsolete and dangerous ammunition in Russia's Kaliningrad region.
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Hotzone signs contract with Belarus to use training facility

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hotzone Solutions signed a cooperation agreement on Nov. 26 with the Republic of Belarus Institute for Retraining and Professional Development of the Ministry for Emergency Situations.
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Kaag asks for international support of UN-OPCW Joint Mission

Monday, Dec 9, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sigrid Kaag
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