uzumcu submits destruction plan for Syrian chemical weapons

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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Sundyne sealless no-leak pumps to be used in chemical weapons disposal

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Sundyne said on Wednesday that it was awarded a contract for non-metallic magnetic drive pumps called Ansimag sealless by the United States Military to be used with a mobile Explosive Destruction System.
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Lockheed Martin announces new Chairman of the Board

Friday, Dec 20, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Lockheed Martin Corporation's board of directors announced this week that it elected Marillyn A. Hewson, current President and Chief Executive Officer of the organization, as the new Chairman of the Board, effective January 1, 2014.
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U.S. says deadline still in place for Syrian chemical weapon disposal

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons continues to support a December 31 deadline for removing priority one chemicals from Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
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Effort to remove chemical arms in Syria kicks off

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The search to find appropriate vendors to help commercially transport and destroy Syria's chemical weapons began on Thursday, according to the head of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
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Battelle's Samsonow receives Richardson Award for NBC defense achievements

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Battelle announced on Wednesday that its research associate Melanie Samsonow received the Dr. Billy Richardson Award for Young NBC Researchers by the NBC Industry Group.
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Vision-Box to supply 180 eGates to U.K. airports

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Vision-Box announced on Wednesday that it has been awarded a contract from the United Kingdom Border Force to supply seven of the U.K.'s international airports with its 2nd Generation vb i-match 5 eGates.
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Sen. McCain condemns Assad's use of cluster munitions

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John McCain
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UNREC holds informational session on First Committee deliberations

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa hosted an informational session last week on the 68th U.N. General Assembly First Committee deliberations that took place in October.
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Airlines select Morpho Detection's Itemiser DX as cargo screening solution

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Morpho Detection, Inc., said on Wednesday that its Itemiser DX desktop explosive trace detectors will be used by six global air carriers at U.S. and international facilities to meet new regulatory mandates for cargo screening.
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908 Devices wins first place at The Analytical Scientist Innovative Awards 2013

Monday, Dec 23, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

908 Devices, a design company for point-of-need chemical analysis, announced on Thursday that its M908 handheld high pressure mass spectrometer won first place at The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards 2013.
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State Department says support is broad for diplomatic resolution with Iran

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Despite the recent introduction of a bill to conditionally institute sanctions against Iran, the U.S. State Department said on Thursday there is broad support in Congress to resolve the conflict with Iran diplomatically.
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Twenty-seven senators propose new Iran sanctions legislation

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) joined 25 other U.S. senators on Thursday to introduce bipartisan legislation proposing prospective sanctions on Iran.
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Diehl-Raytheon Missile Systeme is awarded $30 million international contract

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Diehl-Raytheon Missile Systeme GmbH announced on Friday that it was awarded a contract for AIM-9L/I1 Sidewinder missiles, training missiles and ground support equipment.
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EU contributes $16.42 million to OPCW-UN Joint Mission in Syria

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Ahmet uzumcu announced on Friday that OPCW received a $16.42 million contribution from the European Union to supports its mission in Syria.
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NNSA, IAEA conduct training for first responders

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Nuclear Security Administration and the International Atomic Energy Agency recently conducted an international training program for first responders for customs and ports, the NNSA said on Thursday.
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OPCW praises Russia for opening chemical weapons destruction facility

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Grace Asirwatham, the deputy director-general of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, commended Russia on Friday for its commitment to destroying its stockpile of chemical weapons.
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BAE systems awarded contracts from U.K. Ministry of Defence

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BAE Systems said on Dec. 16 that it was awarded two contracts totaling more than $129 million by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence to begin procuring items for the Vanguard Successor program.
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DxTerity's REDI-Dx radiation test named 2013 NCT CBRNe Product of the Year

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2013 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

DxTerity Diagnostics announced on Friday that its REDI-Dx rapid molecular radiation test was named the 2013 Non-Conventional Threat CBRNe Product of the Year.
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NNSA conducts radiological emergency preparedness training in Taiwan

Monday, Dec 30, 2013 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration recently announced that it conducted an emergency preparedness course in Taiwan from December 10 to 12 on radiological monitoring, data collection and analysis.
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