Smiths Detection signs agreement to develop better airport security

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection, a security solutions company, announced on Wednesday that it signed an agreement with Optosecurity, a Canadian threat detection solutions developer, to improve security checkpoint performance and reduce costs.
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ECBC engineers field M50 masks to soldiers

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Engineers with the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) recently announced the fielding of protective M50 masks to soldiers stationed at six different Army sites in Korea and Japan.
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OPCW Director-General uzumcu visits Georgia

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson concludes Middle East trip

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jeh Johnson
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DSTL hosts Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.K. Ministry of Defence's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) hosted the 17th Chemical Weapons Demilitarisation Conference on June 4-6 in London.
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DHS testifies before Senate committee on security of maritime ports

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The DHS said on Wednesday that through the implementation of the SAFE Port Act and the Maritime Transportation Security Act, the U.S. has made strides to manage the risks posed to its maritime ports.
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PyroGenesis Canada wins contract for chemical weapons destruction platform

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PyroGenesis Canada, Inc., announced on Thursday that it was awarded a contract to design a mobile platform capable of destroying chemical weapons.
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FEMA seeks federal coordinating officer

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is looking to hire two federal coordinating officers in Atlanta, Ga., and Denton, Texas.
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PositiveID submits revenue guidance for biothreat detection

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

PositiveID, a developer of biological detectors, announced on Friday that it submitted bids and proposals in conjunction with several large commercial partners in response to a pickup in U.S. procurements for biothreat detection.
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DoD orders 135,000 M50 mask systems from Avon

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Avon Protection, a respiratory protection systems developer, recently announced an order of 135,000 M50 mask systems from the DoD worth $33 million.
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U.K. begins testing new commercial framework for defense suppliers

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) in the United Kingdom recently began testing a new commercial framework to help suppliers bid for contracts.
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Baltimore company awarded contract for CBRNE suite

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Space and Naval Warfare Center, Pacific (SSC Pacific) recently awarded a contract to Surface Treatment Technologies, Inc., for CBRNE sensor systems.
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CSCM holds meeting in Georgia

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Congress on CBRNE Science & Consequence Management (CSCM) held a meeting last week in Tbilisi, Georgia, as part of its chemical and biological medical treatment symposia (CBMTS) series.
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BioDetection Instruments receives NIH grant to detect waterborne pathogens

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

BioDetection Instruments, Inc., a developer of pathogen detectors, recently announced that it received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop an assay to rapidly detect a microscopic parasite in water.
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CBRN teams participate in five-day training at Fort Campbell

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Members of the U.S. 101st Airborne Division recently participated in a five-day CBRN training event at Fort Campbell, Ky.
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National Nuclear Security Administration holds training exercise in Czech Republic

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Fifteen students from seven countries recently participated in a training program on radiation emergency response in Vyskov, Czech Republic.
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Neglected diseases caused years of devastation in developing world

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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Noble meets with Hadi on terrorism in Yemen

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ronald Noble
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Rutgers University opens new emergency preparedness institute

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rutgers University officially opened the Rutgers Institute for Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security on Friday in New Brunswick, N.J.
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U.S. Army issues RFP for storage and processing facility at Fort Detrick

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army recently issued a request for proposals to build a new hazardous materials processing facility at Fort Detrick, Md.
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