Author: DFNS


NBCRV Sensor Suite Upgrades Draw Praise from CBRN Stakeholders

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD — A snowy, frigid February morning didn’t stop leaders and stakeholders from turning out to view the highly anticipated Stryker Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle (NBCRV) Sensor Suite Upgrade...


“The Sound of Conference”

Closing the Annecy NPT retreat with a Simon & Garfunkel parody. …read more From:: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies


Northrop Grumman awarded AARGM-ER EMD contract

The US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has awarded Northrop Grumman a USD322.5 million contract for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile-Extended Range (AARGM-ER) development programme. A...


Non-Medical Obstacles Impacting Public Health Responses

The standard view of public health usually involves the portrayal of health care workers in lab coats peering into microscopes and treating patients combating the most severe medical issues of our time, […] More...


Raytheon awarded TBG concept maturation contract

As the United States continues to ramp up its efforts to field a hypersonic weapons capability – and close the gap with its peer adversaries – the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)...


US and India advance trade and technology initiative

The United States and India have agreed to expand their joint initiative to develop defence trade and technology ties. In the latest round of talks under the US-India Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI)...


Biodefense Headlines – 17 March 2019

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including: how the government’s failure to reauthorize the Pandemic and All Hazards Preparedness Act hampers the measles outbreak response; proposed rules […] More...


‘TIS the Way to Transport a Highly Contagious Patient by Air

U.S. Air Force personnel conducted training on the Transportation Isolation System (TIS), an enclosure the Defense Department can use to safely transport patients with highly contagious diseases, aboard a C-17 Globemaster III […] More...


Homeland Security Research Webinar Series

USGS/EPA Collaboration: Bacillus anthracis in American Soils: From Sample Collection to Data Application March 21, 2019, 2:00-3:00 PM ET Please register at https://www.epa.gov/homeland-security-research/forms/homeland-security-research-webinar-usgsepa-collaboration-bacillus Bacillus anthracis, the causative agent for anthrax, is naturally occurring in...


Pandora Report: 3.15.2019

TGIF or beware the Ides of March? Either way, we’ve got some health security news for you, so grab your Caesar salad and enjoy your weekly dose of all things biodefense. Summer Workshop –...


Chemical weapons probe team to start in ‘weeks’

A new chemical weapons investigation team with the power to assign blame for attacks such as those in Syria will start work in weeks, the head of the world’s toxic arms organisation said. Member...

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