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CBRNe Country Profile: Brazil

The chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense sector in Brazil has received great attention in recent years. The rise of CBRN, to a level of great importance, was due to events that have occurred...


DX Korea 2018: RoKA unveils new CBRN reconnaissance vehicles

The Republic of Korea Army (RoKA) has unveiled its enhanced chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) defence capabilities at the 2018 edition of the DX Korea land forces exhibition held from 12-16 September. Fielded...


Editorial Column by Prof. Peter Blain

It is recognised that Heads of State and Government Leaders face many threats to their personal security. Recent events indicate there is also a growing threat of covert assassination or capability degradation using Chemical,...


Japan Aegis BMD flight test successful through intercept

The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) and the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) confirmed on 12 September the successful completion of an Aegis ballistic missile defence (BMD) intercept flight test, in co-operation with the...


Russia details ‘Vostok 2018’ exercise

On 12 September Russia’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) gave partial details of the types of units and equipment involved in the ‘Vostok (East) 2018′ exercise, which is taking place in eastern Russia on 11-15...


UN Command head talks to N.Koreans about troop remains

Washington (AFP) Sept 10, 2018 – UN military officials have met with North Korean counterparts to discuss the repatriation of additional remains of troops killed during the Korean War, US officials said Monday. The...


Trump expecting ‘positive’ letter from N.Korea’s Kim

Fargo, United States (AFP) Sept 7, 2018 – US President Donald Trump said Friday he was expecting a “positive” new letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, indicating that negotiations on denuclearizing the...


North Korea holds 70th anniversary parade, without ICBMs

Pyongyang (AFP) Sept 9, 2018 – Thousands of North Korean troops followed by artillery and tanks paraded through Pyongyang Sunday as the nuclear-armed country celebrated its 70th birthday, but it refrained from displaying the...


Monkeypox case in UK

Public Health England (PHE) confirmed on September 8th that an individual had been diagnosed with Monkeypox in the UK, the first time such a diagnosis has been made. Monkeypox is a rare infection and...


Pandora Report: 9.7.2018

This was a pretty busy week in the world of global health security, so we’ll start with something that’s supposed to be relaxing – a CW coloring book? Look no further than the OPCW...


Bertin downselected for PI ABC

Bertin Technologies has been selected, in a consortium with Thales CS, by the Ministry of the Armed Forces for the upstream research market “Platform for the Integration of Innovative Technologies in the Domain of...


Cheming downselected for NGCD

Chemring Sensors and Electronic Systems, has been notified that it has been down selected as one of the suppliers on the first stream of the Next Generation Chemical Detector …read more From:: CBRNe World...

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