State Department says support is broad for diplomatic resolution with Iran

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Despite the recent introduction of a bill to conditionally institute sanctions against Iran, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday there is broad support in Congress to resolve the conflict with Iran diplomatically.
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Twenty-seven senators propose new Iran sanctions legislation

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) joined 25 other U.S. senators on Thursday to introduce bipartisan legislation proposing prospective sanctions on Iran.
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Diehl-Raytheon Missile Systeme is awarded $30 million international contract

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Diehl-Raytheon Missile Systeme GmbH announced on Friday that it was awarded a contract for AIM-9L/I1 Sidewinder missiles, training missiles and ground support equipment.
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EU contributes $16.42 million to OPCW-UN Joint Mission in Syria

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Ahmet uzumcu announced on Friday that OPCW received a $16.42 million contribution from the European Union to supports its mission in Syria.
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NNSA, IAEA conduct training for first responders

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Nuclear Security Administration and the International Atomic Energy Agency recently conducted an international training program for first responders for customs and ports, the NNSA said on Thursday.
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OPCW praises Russia for opening chemical weapons destruction facility

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Grace Asirwatham, the deputy director-general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, commended Russia on Friday for its commitment to destroying its stockpile of chemical weapons.
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BAE systems awarded contracts from U.K. Ministry of Defence

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BAE Systems said on Dec. 16 that it was awarded two contracts totaling more than $129 million by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence to begin procuring items for the Vanguard Successor program.
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DxTerity's REDI-Dx radiation test named 2013 NCT CBRNe Product of the Year

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

DxTerity Diagnostics announced on Friday that its REDI-Dx rapid molecular radiation test was named the 2013 Non-Conventional Threat CBRNe Product of the Year.
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NNSA conducts radiological emergency preparedness training in Taiwan

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration recently announced that it conducted an emergency preparedness course in Taiwan from December 10 to 12 on radiological monitoring, data collection and analysis.
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Date set for Geneva Convention regarding Syria

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

United Nations Joint Special Representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi announced on December 20 in Geneva that the Assad Regime in Syria has agreed to meet with the Syrian opposition on January 22.
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Global Elite Group expands service to fixed base operators

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Global Elite Group said on Monday it will expand service to address the fixed base operator's demand for charter aircraft support and security in more than 5,000 airports in the United States.
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Political panel challenges Obama Administration on its stance against Iran

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

A panel of politicians recently expressed discontent with the policymaking of the Obama Administration regarding the nuclear program in Iran and Iranian dissidents and called for policy changes to be made.
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Obama discusses 2014 economic development plan

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Barack Obama
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U.S. asks North Korea to choose peaceful path

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

U.S. State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki made a statement on December 20 in response to a recent threat from North Korea to South Korea and asked that North Korea choose the peaceful path.
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Implant Sciences explosives detection equipment to be used at 2014 Sochi games

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Implant Sciences Corporation said on Monday that eight QS-H150 handheld explosives trace detectors will be used in the Media Center during the upcoming Olympic Games in Sochi.
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McCain calls for passage of 2014 National Defense Fiscal Budget

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

John McCain
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U.S. condemns ongoing air assault by Syria

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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New York man sentenced for making bombs

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Williamsville, New York man was recently sentenced to one year in prison followed by a two-year supervised release for illegally making and possessing destructive devices, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
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Raytheon receives $80.5 million from U.S. Navy for Joint Standoff Weapon

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Raytheon Company said on Thursday that it was awarded a modification of $80.5 million to a firm-fixed-price contract to supply 200 full rate production Lot 10 AGM-154C-1 Joint Standoff Weapons.
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GAO reports progress toward reaching HHS PHEMCE objectives

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Government Accountability Office recently reviewed the timeline for the Department of Health and Human Services to meet its 72 Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise objectives, reporting it still lacks a sound budget.
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