U.S. plans to go ahead with missile defense system despite test failure

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

George Little
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Jamaica hosts workshop on CBRNE disasters

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A two-day workshop on the accidental or deliberate use of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive materials opened in Kingston, Jamaica on Wednesday.
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Congress members discuss raising funds for Yucca Mountain

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Fred Upton
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U.N. accepts Syrian invitation for chemical weapon talks

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. disarmament chief and the leader of the investigation team looking into alleged chemical weapon use in Syria accepted the government's invitation to visit Damascus, the U.N. announced on Thursday.
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U.S. will look at Russian report into chemical weapon use with due diligence

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. will review a recent report with due diligence that claims the Syrian opposition used chemical weapons against the Syrian government, the State Department said on Wednesday.
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U.N. condemns killing of Afghan civilians

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations and its mission in Afghanistan condemned the recent killing of Afghan civilians on Wednesday.
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New Disaster Prep launches chemical weapon identification tool

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

New Disaster Prep announced on Thursday the release of a new training tool for military personnel, public safety officials and emergency first responders that teaches how to readily detect chemical weapons by using sight, touch and scent.
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U.S. clears up missile defense confusion with China

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. took part of the first day of strategic and economic dialogue with China to explain the reasoning behind bolstering missile defenses in Alaska, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
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Exiled Iranian opposition group claims Iran is contracting new nuclear site

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Council of Resistance of Iran, an exiled opposition group, said on Thursday that it obtained information related to a secret underground nuclear site that is currently being constructed in Iran.
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Emergent Biosolutions announces results of Phase 3 Biothrax study

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, Inc., announced on Wednesday that the Phase 3 clinical study of the anthrax vaccine BioThrax showed positive results.
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CBRN CoE Regional Secretariat opens in Tbilisi, Georgia

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A Regional Secretariat was opened in Tbilisi, Georgia on Tuesday under the European Union's Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Centres of Excellence initiative to help mitigate CBRN risk.
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China, U.S. seek improvement on nonproliferation communication

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

China and the U.S. affirmed their shared intention to improve cooperation and communication in relation to nonproliferation, arms control and international security issues, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.
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U.S. says U.N. chemical weapons team should be given unrestricted access in Syria

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Syria's decision to allow members of the U.N. chemical weapons team into the country is not the same as giving the team unfettered access, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
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Missile site discovered in Saudi Arabia

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Analysts announced on Thursday that they discovered a surface-to-surface missile base in the Saudi desert.
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Lockheed Martin delivers 100th EOTS

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lockheed Martin recently released the 100th Electro-Optical Targeting System, which increases pilot visibility allowing for safer mission execution, for the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet.
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U.S., China have a strong consensus on North Korea

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. and China have a very strong consensus on the importance of North Korea living up to its international obligations of denuclearization, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
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Flir Systems announces $16 million order for counterterrorism product

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Flir Systems, Inc., a Portland, Oregon-based developer of sensor systems, announced a $16 million order on Monday for its thermal binoculars from an Asian government customer that is allied strategically with the U.S.
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Senator Corker calls for Obama to make decision on Afghanistan forces

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano resigns

Monday, Jul 15, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced on Friday that she will be resigning from her position as Secretary to pursue a position as the nominated President of the University of California.
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Connecticut man faces sentencing for fake anthrax letter

Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax Powder
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