NNSA completes Pantex High Pressure Fire Loop $5 million under budget

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Nuclear Security Administration recently reported the successful completion of its High Pressure Fire Loops project at its Pantex Plant near Amarillo, Texas, which was completed in December on time and under budget.
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White House says permanent resolution with Iran will take time

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 @ 1:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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Ban says Syrian chemical weapons destruction back on schedule

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 @ 1:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ban Ki-moon
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JPM-MCS requests information on biological threat diagnostic devices

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Joint Project Management Office Medical Countermeasure Systems released a Request for Information on Thursday to companies involved in the domestic healthcare market for FDA-cleared diagnostics.
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Foreign Affairs Chairman Royce condemns Obama's interim nuclear deal with Iran

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ed Royce
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Iran to eliminate enriched uranium starting January 20

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Iran will begin eliminating its stockpile of higher levels of enriched uranium on January 20 as part of an agreement to implement the Joint Plan of Action, President Barack Obama said on Sunday.
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LANL senior fellow to discuss U.S. nuclear stockpile in talk

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Houston "Terry" Hawkins, a senior fellow at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, will speak on Jan. 15 about the role the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile plays in maintaining national defense, LANL said on Thursday.
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Planning for emergency response to dirty bomb assisted by study

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Brookhaven Laboratory released study results on Monday that predict a realistic scenario of how radioactive material from a dirty bomb would spread through the air after detonation.
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Sen. Corker calls for 2015 FY Budget to include nuclear modernization

Wednesday, Jan 15, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bob Corker
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U.S. says IAEA access to Iran facilities is unprecedented

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

When the Joint Plan of Action is implemented on January 20, the International Atomic Energy Agency will have unprecedented access to Iran's nuclear sites, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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LLNL physicist receives award for science and engineering

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A physicist with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently received a science and engineering award from the White House for his work on managing the nation's nuclear deterrent, LLNL said on Monday.
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Man charged for making threats to take down an airplane

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A criminal complaint was filed on Jan. 8 against Francisco Fernando Cruz for allegedly sending threatening e-mails claiming that a TAM Airline flight from Miami to Brasilia "will go down."
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Hagel meets with Italian Minister of Defense over ME and Mediterranean security

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 @ 3:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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Raytheon resumes work on missile defense radar for U.S. Navy

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Raytheon Company, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based defense company, announced on Monday that it received a resume work order from the U.S. Navy to commence the development of the new Air and Missile Defense Radar.
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TSA administrator discusses airport security and Screening Partnership Program

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 @ 4:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Transportation Security Administration Office of Security Operations Assistant Administrator Kelly Hoggan spoke on Tuesday to the House Subcommittee on Government Operations about the Screening Partnership Program and TSA's current security programs.
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IAEA will make first report on Iran's nuclear program next week

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 @ 4:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

zThe International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog, will make its first report on the status of Iran's nuclear program on January 20, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
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Kerry calls Iran Joint Plan of Action a peaceful solution

Thursday, Jan 16, 2014 @ 5:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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U.S. says Iran's actions matter more than words

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 @ 2:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Jay Carney
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U.S. will look into reports of chemical attack in Damascus

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 @ 2:30pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. will look into reports of an alleged chemical weapons attack carried out by the regime air force in Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.
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Cresco man sentenced to prison for possession of homemade bomb

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 @ 3:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bjorn Luster, of Cresco, Iowa, was sentenced on Monday to more than seven years in federal prison for alleged possession of an unregistered firearm, a destructive device.
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