Smiths Detection launches new automatic detection software

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 @ 3:20pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection announced on Tuesday that they have launched the iCmore software suite for automatic detection of potential threats and contraband within cargo screening actions and applications.
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U.S. Air Force seeking physical scientists

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 @ 3:28pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Air Force (USAF) is seeking physical scientists at multiple locations across California, Florida, Colorado and Georgia, with an application deadline of Oct. 31.
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FEMA seeks emergency management specialist

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 @ 3:38pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced on Wednesday that they have an emergency management specialist opening in Maynard, Massachusetts.
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WHO to begin cholera vaccination program in Iraq

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 @ 6:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The World Health Organization (WHO) will be initiating a vaccine treatment program against cholera in Iraq, the organization announced on Tuesday.
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Blue Ribbon Panel Study on Biodefense reveals critical need for U.S. biodefense upgrades

Wednesday, Oct 28, 2015 @ 6:10pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Blue Ribbon Panel Study on Biodefense released a bipartisan report today in Washington, D.C.
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Senate Committee hears testimony on status of American biodefense.

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 @ 8:32am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) chaired a full committee hearing on biodefense on Wednesday.
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Smiths to provide UK military with chemical detection equipment

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 @ 10:07am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection Inc. announced  Monday it has been awarded a $9.16 million contract from General Dynamics U.K. to equip U.K. military vehicles with its LCD 3.3 detection devices.
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FEMA announces open training specialist, situation unit leader positions

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 @ 10:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Wednesday announced positions for a training specialist and an emergency management specialist who would serve as a situation unit leader.
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ATCC taps Leonelli to oversee its Federal Solutions program

Thursday, Oct 29, 2015 @ 10:34am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Since joining ATCC as vice president, Joseph Leonelli is taking on the task of growing the Federal Solutions program.
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Homeland Security introduces new alert system, details proper use

Friday, Oct 30, 2015 @ 12:02pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The First Responders website from the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate’s (DHS S&T) First Responder Group (FRG) detailed the use of the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) System on Thursday.
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Viral hemorrhagic fever cases reported in Darfur

Friday, Oct 30, 2015 @ 12:05pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Ministry of Health (MOH) of Darfur and the World Health Organization (WHO) reported Tuesday that there have been 182 suspected cases of a viral hemorrhagic fever in the country.
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CDC issues Ebola outbreak update

Friday, Oct 30, 2015 @ 12:07pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) released updated information regarding the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa on Wednesday.
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Cassilly tours Smiths Detection's Edgewood facility

Friday, Oct 30, 2015 @ 12:09pm by BioPrepWatch Reports

Smiths Detection Inc. announced on Wednesday that Maryland State Sen. Bob Cassilly (R-34) recently toured their facility located in Edgewood, Maryland.
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New York Air National Guard seeks emergency management specialist

Saturday, Oct 31, 2015 @ 11:57am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The New York Air National Guard this week announced a vacancy in Newburgh for an emergency management specialist.
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