Jamaica hosts OPCW training in Runaway Bay

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jamaica recently hosted a training session organized by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Kingdom in Runaway Bay, St. Ann Parish.
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Treaty of Tlatelolco wins top UNODA disarmament award

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean, also called the Treaty of Tlatelolco, won the 2013 sustainable disarmament Future Policy Award, the U.N. announced on Wednesday.
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Thomas M. Sack named new president, CEO of MRIGlobal

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Thomas M. Sack was named president and CEO of MRIGlobal by the company's board of directors on Thursday.
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Smiths Detection and Optosecurity sign Memorandum of Understanding

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection announced on Friday that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Optosecurity for the development and distribution of advanced products for the use of threat detection.
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Smiths Detection wins innovation award for explosives detector

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection, an international advanced security solutions company, announced on Thursday that it won the Best Innovator award from the Airport Operators Association for the development of its automatic explosives detection X-ray system.
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U.S. says chemical weapon destruction now up to Syria

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

It is now up to the Syrian government to ensure that its chemical weapon program is destroyed, an adviser to the U.S. First Committee delegation said on Thursday.
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Delegates express frustration over U.N. disarmament efforts

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.N. First Committee Member States condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syria and expressed frustration on Thursday over the "malaise" of the United Nation's disarmament efforts.
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Sigma Labs awarded second contract from Los Alamos for ARIES program

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sigma Labs, Inc., announced on Friday that it has entered into contract with Los Alamos National Laboratory for the support and advancement of the Advanced Recovery and Integrated Extraction System program.
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Kerry meets with South Korean counterpart on North Korea

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with South Korean National Security Director Kim Jang-soo on Friday to discuss bilateral and regional issues on Thursday, according to the U.S. State Department.
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OPCW works to carry out high-pressure tasks in Syria

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

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is adapting to its new high-pressure position in the limelight in an effort to safely destroy Syria's chemical weapons program, the U.N. said on Friday.
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Syria submits declaration of chemical weapons, destruction plan

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Syrian leaders submitted an initial declaration of the country's chemical weapons program and a general plan for its destruction to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for review on Sunday.
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NNSA honors 50th Anniversary of Vela satellite launch

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

The National Nuclear Security Administration recently commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Vela satellite launch.
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Emergent BioSolutions wins industrial maintenance award from NAME

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Emergent BioSolutions, a Rockville, Maryland-based specialty pharmaceutical company, announced on Monday that it won an industrial maintenance award for excelling in processes that enable operational excellence.
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NNSA takes action to address uranium processing safety concerns

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

The National Nuclear Security Administration took multiple steps to address safety concerns related to the construction of its Uranium Processing Facility, the Government Accountability Office said on Friday.
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Voluntary measures considered to prevent space-based proliferation

Wednesday, Oct 30, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Member States of the U.N. First Committee cautioned that steps should be taken to prevent outer space from becoming the "next theater of proliferation" of chemical and nuclear weapons during a meeting in New York on Friday.
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Raytheon Company upgrades SDPE system to counter ballistic missile raid threats

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

The Raytheon Company announced on October 23 that it has begun upgrading its AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar signal and data processing equipment to counter global ballistic missile raid threats.
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U.S. maintains assessment of Iran's nuclear status

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Despite a report that Iran could produce enough weapons grade uranium for an atomic weapon by November, the U.S. maintains its own assessment of Iran's nuclear timeline, the State Department said on Monday.
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Kerry says U.S. responsible to all of humankind for denuclearization

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Corker: 123 agreements compromise nuclear nonproliferation efforts

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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Georgia Tech Research Institute purchases AAI Test & Training's A2PATS system

Thursday, Oct 31, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

AAI Test & Training announced on Friday that Georgia Tech Research Institute has purchased its Advanced Architecture Phase Amplitude and Time Simulator Single-Cabinet System for use in Atlanta, Georgia.
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