OPCW-U.N. Joint Mission verifies destruction of category III munitions in Syria

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons-U.N. Joint Mission to destroy chemical weapons in Syria verified the destruction of all category III munitions declared by Syria, the OPCW announced on Friday.
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Purported Syrian chemical attack would be investigated under CWC

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An investigation into an alleged chemical weapon attack near Nabak, Syria, would fall under the provisions of the Chemical Weapons Convention, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
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U.S. fails to complete landmine policy review as promised

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Landmines
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Aeolus files patent application for novel developments of AEOL 10150

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Aeolus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced on Thursday that it filed a provisional application regarding new developments with its lead compound, AEOL 10150, with plans to patent-protect its technologies until 2034.
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U.S. will continue to consult with Israel during Iran negotiations

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Biden says U.S. committed to defending allies against North Korean aggression

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Joe Biden
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Former scientist may reverse plea in nuclear-secrets case

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A former Los Alamos National Laboratory physicist accused of supplying classified weapons information to an undercover federal agent may try to reverse his guilty plea in court.
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MRIGlobal completes Individual Protection Ensemble Mannequin System contract for DoD

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

MRIGlobal announced on Thursday that it completed a five-year program to design a mannequin robot and high-containment chamber for the detection and testing of biothreats on clothing for the U.S. Department of Defense.
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Politicians call for firmness in dealing with Iran

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Prominent American and European politicians along with the Iranian opposition called for a firm policy with respect to Iran, Iran News Update said on Monday.
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U.S. and South Korea aligned on North Korea

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. and South Korea have approaches that are 100 percent aligned in respect to North Korea, the White House said on Saturday.
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Geneva U.N. Office hosts biological weapons meeting

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Office at Geneva will host the 2013 Meeting of States Parties to the Biological Weapons Convention from Dec. 9 through Dec. 13.
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CBRN officials investigate death involving toxic chemical agent

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

An investigation is underway in Oxford after a man was recently found dead in a tent with suspected chemical residue inside the tent.
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Hagel says emphasis on diplomacy with Iran shows courage, vision

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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U.N. General Assembly adopts 53 texts on disarmament and other issues

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. General Assembly adopted 53 texts on Thursday, including 19 drafts on nuclear disarmament, after acting on the recommendations of its First Committee on Disarmament and International Security.
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Astrium, Raytheon sign agreement to compete for NATO contract

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Astrium and Raytheon Company said on Monday that they signed a formal agreement that allows the two companies to compete for North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Ballistic Missile Defense Program contracts.
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Mexico announces recovery plan to recover Category 1 radiation source

Wednesday, Dec 11, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Atomic Energy Agency announced on Friday that Mexico is finalizing its plan to safely recover dangerous radioactive materials left in a field after the truck transporting it was stolen on December 2.
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White House says new sanctions against Iran could unravel P5+1 unity

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

If Congress passes new sanctions against Iran, the sanctions could unravel the unity of the P5+1 partners and could complicate Iran's participation in negotiations, the White House said on Monday.
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Rep. Royce says agreement with Iran should not allow nuclear enrichment

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ed Royce
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ARA receives one of seven $4 billion weapons contracts

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Applied Research Associates, Inc., said on Dec. 3 that it was awarded a 10-year $4 billion Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Research and Technology Development contract by the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
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BAE Systems awarded $220 million contract from U.S. Army

Thursday, Dec 12, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army announced on Monday that it chose BAE Systems to support a number of space and defense missions under an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract worth up to $220 million over three years.
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