USAMRAA announces solicitation for botulinum neurotoxin assay kits

Monday, Apr 28, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA) recently announced a solicitation for assay kits to detect botulinum neurotoxin (BoNT).
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Bavarian Nordic hires new chairman of the board

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anders Hedegaard
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CACI receives $408 million purchase agreement from DoD

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

CACI International, Inc., (CACI), an information solutions provider, announced on Thursday that it was one of four companies to receive a multiple-award blanket purchase agreement worth $408 million from the Department of Defense (DoD).
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Security forces prepare for FIFA World Cup in Rio, Brazil

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Brazilian military and security forces are gearing up for possible terrorist threats and massive street protests during the FIFA World Cup that will take place starting June 12 in Rio.
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CSX's Safety Train program offers first responder training

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

CSX's "Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program" will soon begin traveling over the company's crude oil service territory to provide first responder training.
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DHS celebrates Center for Excellence's 10th anniversary

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Daniel Gerstein
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SINTEF announces wireless messaging system built into first responder jackets

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

SINTEF said on April 22 that company researchers developed a system that would allow emergency responders to receive text messages via hands-free device attached to the sleeve of their jackets.
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CoBRA Software releases "Ability to Survive and Operate Toolset"

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The CoBRA Software division of Defense Group, Inc., recently released its new "Ability to Survive and Operate Toolset (ATSO)."
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Ban calls for increased efforts to prevent WMD proliferation

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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Battelle introduces biohazard sensor system

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Matthew Shaw
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Pentagon posts opening for CBRNE director in Arlington, Va.

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United States is looking for a Director for the CBRNE to work in the Office of the Principal Assistant Director for Law Enforcement in the Pentagon, according to a hiring notice posted on Sunday at iaem.com.
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Kentucky first responders train for disaster scenarios

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

FEMA's Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Ala., recently hosted approximately 80 healthcare and emergency responder professionals from Kentucky.
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Soldiers test new gas masks at Fort Gordon

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soldiers of the U.S. Army's 67th Expeditionary Signal Battalion (ESB) trained at Fort Gordon in Georgia last week to field test the newly-issued M50 Joint Service General Purpose Masks.
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UAE's first biosecurity conference begins in Dubai

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad
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CDC and AAP say pediatricians should be ready to treat children for anthrax

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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CDC announces active recruiting for Division of Emergency Operations director

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently announced an active recruiting for a new director for the Division of Emergency Operations.
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