U.S. says there is laundry list of actions Iran could take to reduce sanctions

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

There are many possible actions Iran could take to show its seriousness about removing economic sanctions related to the country's nuclear program, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday.
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OPCW-U.N. chemical weapons team begins work in Syria

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The joint team comprised of experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations finished its first working day on Wednesday in its project to destroy Syria's chemical weapons.
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PACE welcomes chemical weapons plan for Syria, warns it won't stop war

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe welcomed a new plan to eliminate Syrian chemical weapons on Thursday, but warned it would not stop the war.
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Ibrahim Dabbashi elected as Chair of the U.N. General Assembly's First Committee

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ibrahim Dabbashi, Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations, was named Chair of the First Committee of Disarmament and International Security by the U.N. General Assembly on October 1.
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Chemical weapons team reports progress in Syria

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The joint United Nations and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons team mandated to help Syria eliminate its chemical weapons program announced encouraging initial progress on Wednesday.
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Aegis BMD system achieves successful intercept flight test

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system recently completed a successful intercept flight test over the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday.
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Study sheds light on combined radiation injury from nuclear disaster

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine announced on October 1 new insights into the phenomenon called combined radiation injury.
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Corker asks Obama administration to clarify U.S. stance on Iran sanctions

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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Joint U.N. team begins destruction of Syrian chemical weapons

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A joint team of United Nations and Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons inspectors announced on Sunday that it began overseeing the process of dismantling and destroying Syria's chemical weapons production program.
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U.N. and OPCW prepare for further onsite inspections in Syria

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. said on Friday that the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is reviewing additional information received from Syria about the country's chemical weapons stockpile.
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Lockheed Martin announces successful missile defense test

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lockheed Martin, along with the Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy, announced on Friday a successful test of the second generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense weapon system and SM-3 Block IB guided missile.
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HPSCI Chairman Rogers protests Iran's nomination to Committee on Disarmament

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Mike Rogers
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Kerry: U.S. pleased with pace of chemical weapons process in Syria

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Scientist develops bomb-detecting laser

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A chemistry professor at Michigan State University developed a laser that can detect small traces of explosive chemicals on clothing and luggage, according to a recent article in Applied Physics Letters.
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Argon teams with OWR for its CBRN related training in Germany

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Argon Electronics, a leader in CBRN and HazMat simulation and training aids, announced on Thursday that it has appointed OWR GmbH, a technology and systems provider, as a sales and distribution channel in Germany.
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CTED hosts conference in MENA region on countering terrorism funding and proliferation

Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United Nations Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee held a regional conference on October 2 on countering terrorism financing and proliferation for the Middle East and Northern Africa region.
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U.S. position on Assad has not changed

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bashar al-Assad
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OPCW to deploy second team of inspectors to Syria

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons' Technical Secretariat announced on Tuesday that it will deploy a second team of inspectors for the mission in Syria.
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French airport purchases Morpho CTX 9800 explosive detection systems

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Morpho Detection, Inc., a subsidiary of Morpho, announced on Tuesday that the Nice Côte d'Azur International Airport in Nice, France, purchased four high-speed CTX 9800 DSi explosive detection systems.
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IAC lands contract for armored vehicles from Africa valued at $3.5 million

Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The International Armoring Corporation announced on October 1 that an electric utility organization in Africa placed an order for 34 armored Toyota Hi-Lux vehicles, valued at more than $3.5 million.
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