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Pandora Report 10.20.2017

Happy Friday and welcome to our weekly rundown of all things health security! Smallpox Could Again Be A Serious Threat GMU Biodefense professor, graduate program director, and all around health security grand master, Dr....


Rambam hospital prepares for chemical attack on Haifa

The Rambam Medical Center, the largest hospital in northern Israel, carried out a drill Thursday, simulating rocket and missile attacks on the city of Haifa, including a scenario involving projectiles carrying chemical warheads. During...


RSS 2017: Fincantieri eyes export market for its PPA

Key Points Intention covers both the lightly armed patrol configuration and full combat version Exportability of combat configuration subject to successful BMD solution Fincantieri intends to continue an aggressive export strategy of its naval...


BMD-modified SMART-L tested in ‘Formidable Shield 2017’

Post-event analysis is underway to determine if the interception of a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target by a US Navy (USN) Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block 1B missile during Exercise ‘Formidable Shield 2017′ was the...


N. Korea sends China Communist Party faint praise

Seoul (AFP) Oct 18, 2017 – North Korea issued an unusually short congratulatory message to China’s Communist Party Wednesday as President Xi Jinping opened its five-year congress amid strained ties between the two traditional...


Afghan army base destroyed by Taliban suicide bombers

At least 43 Afghan soldiers have been killed after two suicide bombers in Humvee trucks targeted a military base in the southern province of Kandahar. Nine others were wounded and six were missing, the...


Rambam to hold chemical attack drill on Thursday

Haifa’s Rambam Medial Center will hold a drill Thursday simulating a scenario in which the metropolitan area is under rocket attack, including by missiles carrying chemical warheads. The exercise, in cooperation with the Home...

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