Author: DFNS


Pneumonic Plague Diagnosed in Beijing

Two people have been diagnosed with Pneumonic Plague in Beijing’s Chaoyang district, both are currently in an unamed hospital and receiving treament. Chaoyang Hospital, where the two patients were initially treated, has taken the...


Ghana Army shows new Otokar Cobra vehicles

The Ghanaian Army is now fielding Turkish-made Otokar Cobra and Cobra II armoured vehicles, according to footage of Exercise ‘Eagle Eye’ shown on local television on 9 November. Two Cobra II and two Cobra...


Kindergarteners Attacked with Caustic Soda

Fifty-four people, including 51 children, were injured after a man sprayed corrosive liquid at them in a kindergarten in Kaiyuan City, southwest China’s Yunnan Province, on Monday, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday. The...


US MCM systems eyed for international forces

The countermine systems being developed by the US Navy (USN), especially for the USN Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) mission module (MM), are being sought by other international naval forces as the USN continues to...


Synthetic aperture radar imagery identifies changes at Sinpo

Key Points SAR imagery analysis has enabled researchers to track construction and developments at North Korea’s Sinpo South Naval Shipyard. Pattern-of-life activity at Sinpo’s secure boat basin and construction halls have been tracked as...


Valuable Insights from TRACIE

Back in July we announced the arrival of TRACIE, the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange from HHS ASPR. Part of the TRACIE initiative is to provide valuable tools and information in the...


Bringing the HEAT

Story from Bundesamt für Bevölkerungsschutz und Katastrophenhilfe (BBK) The Federal Office for Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance ( BBK ), in close cooperation with the Robert Koch Institute ( RKI ), carried out an...


Blast in northern Iraq injures five Italian soldiers

(Reuters) – An explosive device was detonated in northern Iraq on Sunday as a vehicle carrying Italian special forces drove nearby, injuring five soldiers, three of them seriously, the Italian military said on Sunday....


Burundi’s AMISOM contingent receives Springbuck, Fahd vehicles

The Burundian contingent serving with the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has taken delivery of 10 Springbuck Heavy Duty (HD) mine-resistance ambush-protected vehicles (MRAPs), the South African manufacturer DCD Protected Mobility confirmed to...

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