Registration opens for 8th Force Protection Equipment Demonstration

Wednesday, Dec 29, 2010 @ 7:00pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Registration has begun for the 8th Force Protection Equipment Demonstration, known as the FPED VIII, where the latest off-the-shelf technology for countering terrorist threats will be presented in a collaboration between government and industry.
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Missouri man's appeal over anthrax letter denied

Wednesday, Dec 29, 2010 @ 7:01pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A federal appeals court has denied the claim to reduce the sentence of a Missouri man who threatened to kill a federal appeals judge in Nebraska with a letter containing a white powder stated to be anthrax.
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Impax receives approval for anthrax anti-bacterial

Thursday, Dec 30, 2010 @ 3:11pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Impax Laboratories, Inc., recently announced that it has received Food and Drug Administration approval for the company
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First federally-funded guide to hospital emergency preparedness completed

Thursday, Dec 30, 2010 @ 3:12pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Weill Cornell Medical College faculty and student assistants have recently finished the nation
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World War I chemical weapons turned into N.Y. police

Thursday, Dec 30, 2010 @ 3:14pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

A collection of eight sealed glass ampules turned into an Albany, New York, police department may contain liquid phosgene, a World War I-era chemical weapon that was used to choke enemies or to booby trap safes.
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Fla. National Guard runs bioterror simulation

Thursday, Dec 30, 2010 @ 3:14pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Florida National Guard's 48th Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team was evaluated on Thursday, December 16, in a simulation of a domestic security exercise involving chemical, biological, radiological and weapons of mass destruction attacks.
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Canada seeking backup political command center in case of attack

Friday, Dec 31, 2010 @ 2:03pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

New Canadian government reports and memos document the recent search for a new backup political command center to be used by the Prime Minister in case of the occurrence a terrorist attack or other emergency.
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South Korea claims North Korea possesses mass chemical, biological weapons

Friday, Dec 31, 2010 @ 2:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

In a recently published defense white paper, South Korea claimed that North Korea is in possession of and continues to develop chemical, biological and nuclear weapons.
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Fort Hood soldiers train on new NBC vehicle

Friday, Dec 31, 2010 @ 2:06pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Soldiers from Fort Hood in Texas of the Second Brigade Combat Team, First Cavalry Division, recently trained on the new Stryker Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Reconnaissance vehicle given to the unit this year.
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National Guard to protect Times Square for New Year's Eve

Friday, Dec 31, 2010 @ 2:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Members of the New York National Guard's Joint Task Force Empire Shield will assist the New York Police Department in providing security during the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.
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