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Army Takes Command Of Military’s Counter Chemical Team

The Army has taken command of the military’s counter Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) team from the Royal Air Force. The team’s skills played a key role in decontaminating Salisbury following the attack...


THAAD exercise in Israel declared a success

An exercise that involved the rapid deployment of a US Army Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system battery to Israel for the first time was a success, the US military said. The exercise...


Spain to test Netline IED jammers

The Spanish Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected Israel’s Netline Communications Technologies (NCT) for a potential EUR65.4 million (USD73.3 million) contract to supply improvised explosive device (IED) jammers for military vehicles. Work is due...


Raytheon completes DeepStrike PDR

Raytheon, in co-operation with the US Army, has completed a system level preliminary design review (PDR) of its DeepStrike hypersonic surface-to-surface missile. Concluded in December 2018, but announced in late March 2019, the completion...


Next Generation Biosecurity Open Online Course

An open online course exploring biosecurity and biological threats begins this week on FutureLearn. This course is for professionals working in public and global health, international security, politics and international relations. It […] More...


The NPT & Conditions for Nuclear Disarmament

View of the Soviet delegation (left) and United States negotiating team (right) sitting together during Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) in Vienna, Austria circa 1970. Negotiations would last from 1969 until May 1972 at...


Pandora Report: 3.29.2019

GMU Biodefense Student Accepts CGSR Position At Livermore National Lab We’re excited to announce that biodefense MS student Anthony Falzarano is now working with in the Center for Global Strategy Research at Lawrence Livermore...


Fukushima: Thinking Back By: Dr. Andrew Karam

Anniversaries are important dates. They mark the return of the Earth to its previous position against the firmament – the completion of a year – they give us the opportunity to reflect on events...


83rd CBRN battalion supports maneuver force desert training

FORT IRWIN, Calif. – In the Mojave Desert in eastern California, the 83rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Battalion, from Fort Stewart, Georgia, supported the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, First Infantry Division, during its March...


Judge Juche 2: North Korean Misadventures in Uganda

We look at a failed construction project, attempts at insurance fraud, and the four lawsuits that resulted when everything went wrong. …read more From:: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies


AntoXa awarded contract for anti-nerve agent enzyme

AntoXa Corporation has been awarded a contract with the Government of Canada to continue work on production of plant-made butyrylcholinesterase (BuChE), a protein that provides protection against toxic nerve agents such as sarin and...



Brig. Gen. William King was the Commanding General of the US 20th CBRNE Command before retiring on 19 July 2017 with 30+ years of active duty US Army service receiving the President’s Medal of...


Country Profile: Cambodia

This past year, the CBRNe Society, an international non-profit organization with the purpose of providing a nucleus of knowledge in the CBRNe community, promoting innovation and building bridges between stakeholders, signed a partnership agreement...

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