ByteSurgery announces addition to [D4H] Hazmat software

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

ByteSurgery, Ltd., announced on June 4 the release of the newest addition of its specialized hazardous material incidents recorder Hazmat.
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UNODA launches U.N. Trust Facility to support Arms Trade Treaty

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In response to the opening for signature of the Arms Trade Treaty, the United National Office for Disarmament Affairs has launched the United Nations Trust Facility Supporting Cooperation on Arms Regulation.
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Conference on Disarmament discusses methods of revitalization

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Conference on Disarmament was held at the United Nations Office at Geneva on Tuesday to discuss different possible methods for revitalization.
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Sen. Corker urges Obama to give Syrian Opposition groups lethal aid

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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White House says Iran must choose to make anti-nuclear stance

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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U.S. open to improving relations with North Korea

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. is open to improved relations with North Korea if it takes distinct actions to meet international commitments, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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IAEA finishes Hungary nuclear security review

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency completed a mission to review nuclear security practices in Hungary on June 7.
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Tetracore announces successful completion of ricin LFA evaluation

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Tetracore, Inc., announced on Tuesday that its product, the Ricin Bio Threat Alert Lateral Flow Assay and Bio Threat Alert LFA Reader, successfully completed an extensive study by the Department of Homeland Security.
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Hagel, Dempsey discuss challenges in North Korea and Iran

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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GAO makes recommendations based on failed radiation portal monitor

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security should make lessons learned reviews an institutional requirement to increase success probability for future acquisition programs, according to a recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report.
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National Guard conducts training exercise at community college

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A group from the national guard participated in a training exercise that incorporated real-life hurdles at a community college in Colorado on Wednesday.
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Therapure Biopharma awarded contract for DoD project

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Therapure Biopharma, Inc., announced on Tuesday that it will be a subcontractor for DynPort Vaccine Company, LLC, as part of a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to develop a countermeasure for organophosphorus nerve agent poisoning.
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OPCW holds African regional meeting in Congo

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons held its 11th regional meeting of African national authorities in the Republic of Congo last week with 60 participants from 27 states parties.
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ECBC scientists make advances in chemical detection methods

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers with the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's Laser Spectroscopy Branch are using a scattering-based laser phenomenon to create highly effective chemical detectors, the ECBC said on Wednesday.
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Cempra awarded $58 million BARDA contract for antibiotic development

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Cempra recently announced that it was awarded a five year, $58 million contact by the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to develop an antibiotic for pediatric and biodefense use.
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NATO representative Vershbow gives speech on missile defense

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow gave a speech on Wednesday on NATO's missile defense strategy at the 2013 RUSI Missile Defense Conference.
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White House does not envision military intervention in Syria

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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U.S. continues to acquire information on Syrian chemical weapon use

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Despite assertions from the French that Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in an outrageous manner, the U.S. is continuing to gather information on the matter, the State Department said on Wednesday.
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Australia Group expresses concern over Syria

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Australia Group concluded its annual Plenary on Thursday and expressed concern over recent evidence of the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
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Representatives from Hague, Geneva and Vienna meet at OPCW to discuss collaboration

Friday, Jun 14, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A joint delegation of representatives from The Hague, Geneva and Vienna met at the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons headquarters on Thursday to explore the potential for collaboration.
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