Asia, U.K. should work together on counterterrorism

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Asia must work with the U.K. on counterterrorism to stop terrorists from circumventing security measures, a U.K. government official said on Tuesday.
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NATO must develop new capabilities against ballistic missiles

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

One of the major challenges facing NATO and the transatlantic community after 2014 is the development of new capabilities against the proliferation of ballistic missile, a high-ranking NATO official said on Monday.
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CBARR unit returns to Edgewood

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Chemical Biological Application and Risk Reduction Business Unit of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center moved back to the Edgewood area on Monday to help air monitoring and sample analysis.
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Basilea Pharmaceutica awarded BARDA contract

Wednesday, Jun 26, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Basilea Pharmaceutica, Ltd., announced on Tuesday that it received a contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to develop its proprietary antibiotic BAL30072.
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HHS awards $16.8 million grant for antibiotic to fight glanders, melioidosis

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the awarding of a $16.8 million contract on Tuesday to a Swiss company to develop a new antibiotic to treat potential bioterrorism threats.
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Kerry says U.S. does not want wider war in Syria

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Institute for Safety awards contract to ETC Simulation

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Institute for Safety awarded a contract to Environmental Tectonics Corporation's Simulation Division on Wednesday that will expand its Advanced Disaster Management Simulator.
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Los Alamos and Tribogenics create new compact X-ray system

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Los Alamos National Laboratory and Tribogenics announced on Tuesday that the companies will release a lightweight, portable, compact and low-cost X-ray system that inspects containers and facilities in real-time.
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State Department responds to North Korean comments on treaty

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

North Korea must refrain from provocations and take meaningful actions toward denuclearization if the country wants to talk peace with the U.S., the State Department said on Tuesday.
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U.S., Tajikistan in final phase of establishing nonproliferation training exercise

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. and Tajikistan will establish an exercise training area at the Tajik Customs facility to prevent the illicit flow of weapons of mass destruction-related materials, the State Department said on Tuesday.
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Soligenix closes public offering

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soligenix, Inc., announced on Tuesday that it has closed a previously announced public offering after raising approximately $7.1 million.
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FEMA addresses Senate Committee regarding progress since September 11, 2001

Thursday, Jun 27, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Federal Emergency Management Agency Deputy Administrator for Protection and National Preparedness Timothy Manning addressed a Senate Committee on Tuesday about the progress FEMA has made since September 11, 2001.
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Treasury issues sanctions to disrupt North Korean WMD programs

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 @ 1:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Treasury Department issued multiple sanctions on Thursday in an effort to further disrupt North Korean financial networks supporting illicit ballistic missile and weapons of mass destruction programs and activities of proliferation.
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U.S. wants Syrian Geneva conference as soon as practically possible

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 @ 1:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. wants a conference that will allow the Syrian government to transition away from the rule of Bashar al-Assad to occur as soon as possible, the State Department said on Wednesday.
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U.N. Security Council briefed on new strategy

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Secretary-General's special envoy for Sahel Romano Prodi briefed the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday and unveiled a new strategy for combating extremists and terrorists.
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Rapiscan Systems passes highest ECAC Standard 3 test

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 @ 2:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rapiscan Systems, a global security inspection solutions company, announced on Wednesday that its newest baggage scanner passed the European Civil Aviation Conference's Standard 3 testing for threat detection units.
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U.S. and international community agree on denuclearization of North Korea, Iran

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 @ 3:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Susan Rice
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U.N. Representative Kane: WMDs and peace incompatible in Middle East

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 @ 3:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Angela Kane
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South Korean President Park visits China for North Korea talks

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 @ 4:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Park Geun-hye
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BioFire's FilmArray Blood Culture Identification Panel gains FDA approval

Friday, Jun 28, 2013 @ 4:35pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BioFire announced on Tuesday that its blood culture testing unit, the FilmArray Blood Culture Identification Panel, was approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
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