Hagel and Shoygu discuss Syria, chemical weapons

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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Emergent BioSolutions looks to buy land from Baltimore

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, a Rockville, Maryland-based biotechnology company, is looking to exercise an option to buy eight acres of land next to its East Baltimore manufacturing facility for an expansion, according to a company official.
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China urges diplomatic solution to Iran nuclear issue

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said on Monday that pursuing a "diplomatic solution" to Iran's nuclear issue is important, despite the United States' motion to increase sanctions on Tehran.
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Pfenex awarded third contract for development of novel anthrax vaccine

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Pfenex, Inc., announced on Tuesday that it was awarded a contract as a subcontractor for Leidos Holdings, Inc., for the development of an anthrax vaccine using its recombinant protective antigen as a base.
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U.S. says North Korea is responsible for its economic issues

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

North Korea is in a negative place economically as a direct result of what its government chose to spend its money on, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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Bipartisan cybersecurity legislation introduced in House committee

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Members of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee introduced new bipartisan legislation last week that would protect critical infrastructure in the U.S. from cyberterrorism.
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Lockheed Martin missile early warning system declared operational

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lockheed Martin said on Tuesday that its second Space-Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite was declared operational on Nov. 25.
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U.N. Security Council extends CTED mandate four years

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council announced on Tuesday that it decided to lengthen the mandate of the Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate, a special U.N. political mission, for an additional four years.
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Raytheon begins building new missile defense radar for U.S.

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Raytheon Company, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based global technology business, announced on Wednesday that it began building a new missile defense radar for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.
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uzumcu submits destruction plan for Syrian chemical weapons

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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Sundyne sealless no-leak pumps to be used in chemical weapons disposal

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sundyne said on Wednesday that it was awarded a contract for non-metallic magnetic drive pumps called Ansimag sealless by the United States Military to be used with a mobile Explosive Destruction System.
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Lockheed Martin announces new Chairman of the Board

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lockheed Martin Corporation's board of directors announced this week that it elected Marillyn A. Hewson, current President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization, as the new Chairman of the Board, effective January 1, 2014.
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U.S. says deadline still in place for Syrian chemical weapon disposal

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons continues to support a December 31 deadline for removing priority one chemicals from Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
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Effort to remove chemical arms in Syria kicks off

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The search to find appropriate vendors to help commercially transport and destroy Syria's chemical weapons began on Thursday, according to the head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
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Battelle's Samsonow receives Richardson Award for NBC defense achievements

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Battelle announced on Wednesday that its research associate Melanie Samsonow received the Dr. Billy Richardson Award for Young NBC Researchers by the NBC Industry Group.
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Vision-Box to supply 180 eGates to U.K. airports

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Vision-Box announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded a contract from the United Kingdom Border Force to supply seven of the U.K.'s international airports with its 2nd Generation vb i-match 5 eGates.
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Sen. McCain condemns Assad's use of cluster munitions

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John McCain
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UNREC holds informational session on First Committee deliberations

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa hosted an informational session last week on the 68th U.N. General Assembly First Committee deliberations that took place in October.
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Airlines select Morpho Detection's Itemiser DX as cargo screening solution

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Morpho Detection, Inc., said on Wednesday that its Itemiser DX desktop explosive trace detectors will be used by six global air carriers at U.S. and international facilities to meet new regulatory mandates for cargo screening.
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908 Devices wins first place at The Analytical Scientist Innovative Awards 2013

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

908 Devices, a design company for point-of-need chemical analysis, announced on Thursday that its M908 handheld high pressure mass spectrometer won first place at The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards 2013.
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