OPCW-UN joint mission verifies destruction of Aleppo chemical weapons site

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Joint Mission of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the U.N. in Syria verified on Thursday that a chemical weapons site in Aleppo was dismantled and long abandoned.
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Scientists take inspiration from dolphins with new explosives detection radar

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Scientists recently developed a new kind of radar to detect hidden explosives and surveillance equipment drawing on inspiration from the way dolphins hunt using bubble nets, according to the University of Southampton.
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Argon to showcase simulators at I/ITSEC tradshow

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Argon Electronics announced on Friday it will demonstrate a range of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazardous material training simulators at the I/ITSEC tradeshow from Dec. 2 to 5 in Orlando, Fla.
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NNSA and Russian Federation recover all RTGs from Northern Sea Route

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration announced on Thursday that it partnered with the Russian Federation to successfully remove 14 Russian radioisotope thermoelectric generators from the Northern Sea Route.
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Partners Geometric and Sierra Romeo announce new security system

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Partners Geometrics, Inc., a San Jose, California-based manufacturer of geophysical instruments, and Sierra Romeo, LLC, an aviation and remote sensor company, recently announced the release of their Rogue Detection System.
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White House says critique of denuclearization deal with Iran is premature

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

There is no deal between the U.S. and Iran in the P5+1 talks and any critiques of the hypothetical deal are premature, the White House said on Friday.
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Anthrax vaccine program publishes test results

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PharmAthene announced on Monday that data from its anthrax vaccine program was published in Clinical and Vaccine Immunology's November issue.
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TSA awards Optosecurity contract for threat detection tools

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration announced on Nov. 4 that it has awarded Optosecurity Corporation a contract for advanced threat detection and screening software.
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BPC releases new analysis on Iran sanctions

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Bipartisan Policy Center, a non-profit organization driving principled solutions through analysis, negotiation and dialogue, released a new analysis of Iran sanctions on Friday calling for better cooperation between Congress and the White House.
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Iran and U.N. sign agreement on nuclear cooperation

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency signed a joint statement on Monday agreeing to strengthen their cooperation and dialogue to ensure that Iran's nuclear program remains peaceful.
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U.N. Security Council stands by Somali government after bomb attack

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council said on Sunday following a bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia, that it is determined to fight all forms of terrorism, and members expressed their condolences to the victims and their families.
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Engineer showcases first remote explosive detection system based on sound

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The first remote acoustic detection system to identify homemade bombs was showcased on Oct. 23 at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Conference in Stanford, Calif.
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Kerry says Iran anxious to reach agreement

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Hague says gaps are narrowing between Iran and other parties

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

William Hague
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Interpol introduces heightened passport screening program

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Interpol Secretary General Ronald K. Noble said on Tuesday at the Aviation Security and Border Control Summit that Interpol is rolling out a heightened screening program in order to fix "a gaping hole in aviation security."
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CACI awarded $28 million contract to support JET

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

CACI International, Inc., announced on Tuesday that it was awarded a prime contract from the Department of Defense's Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization's Joint Expeditionary Team worth $28 million, if all options are exercised.
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OPCW holds course on chemical weapons protection in Islamabad

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The OPCW recently helped to organize the 3rd International Course on Assistance and Protection Against Chemical Weapons in Islamabad, Pakistan, the organization announced on Monday.
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Corker worried U.S. is dealing away leverage in Iran talks

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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Rep. Elizabeth Esty visits Smiths Detection

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rep. Elizabeth Esty (D-Conn.) visited Smiths Detection on Nov. 7, in Danbury, Conn., and talked to employees about the importance of technology and innovation.
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Second NCT C-IED Asia event raises awareness of security threats

Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The second NCT C-IED Asia event took place between October 29 and 31 to help raise awareness about the regional and international threat of Improvised Explosive Devices and discuss measures to combat the threat.
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