Smiths Detection wins $17.6 million contract from Saudi security institution

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection, a developer of CBRNE detection systems, announced on Monday that it received a $17.6 million contract to supply security equipment to a Saudi Arabian government security institution.
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PharmAthene receives patent for recombinant bioscavenger

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Troyer
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USAMRICD holds biennial chemical defense review

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD) hosted its Medical Defense Bioscience Review from May 11-15 in Hunt Valley, Md.
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GAO praises port security improvements, cites areas for improvement

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a study that said while port security has improved since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, challenges remain in ensuring safety.
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Kratos receives $9.9 million to support U.S. national security program

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a security solutions provider, announced on Tuesday that its Molecular Systems Division (KMSD) received a $9.9 million contract to provide support to a U.S. national security program.
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Rasmussen stresses importance of transatlantic relationship to security

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anders Fogh Rasmussen
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DHS officials outline BioWatch program at congressional hearing

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security outlined federal biosurveillance efforts on Tuesday during a House Committee on Homeland Security Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications hearing.
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DHS acquisitions officer discusses national biosurveillance program at congressional hearing

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chris Cummisky
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PGA meets with uzumcu, OPCW

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ahmet uzumcu
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UNODA holds training course in Sweden

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.N. Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) began an advanced training course in Sweden on Monday for experts involved with a mechanism for investigating alleged chemical and biological weapon use.
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U.S. House of Representatives passes DHS acquisition reform bill

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jeff Duncan
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California US&R teams participate in annual emergency response exercise

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) recently participated in the Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) exercise throughout the Los Angeles, Calif., area.
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Immunovaccine appoints new CEO

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Marc Mansour
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OPCW holds CBRN training course in Serbia

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) held the 10th International Basic Course on Assistance and Protection Against Chemical Weapons on June 2-6 in Krusevac, Serbia.
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SAFER Systems releases smartphone emergency response app

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chemical emergency response product developer SAFER Systems recently released its SAFER Mobile Response app for tablets and smartphones.
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FLIR Systems details products used during CRBNE incident response

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Thermal imaging company FLIR Systems recently detailed its approach to CBRNE incidents.
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House Appropriations Committee approves defense bill for FY 2015

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Hal Rogers
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Roth presents on inclusive emergency management practices at U.N.

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Marcie Roth
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White House defends proposed counterterrorism fund

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Obama administration officials recently defended a proposed $5 billion counterterrorism fund against charges that it was hastily conceived.
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Asirwatham attends meeting of African CWC states parties

Friday, Jun 13, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Grace Asirwatham
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