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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...


Naval Group team selected for BE/NL MCM programme

An industry team led by France’s Naval Group has been selected to provide Belgium and the Netherlands (BE/NL) with a next generation stand-off mine countermeasures (MCM) capability based on mother ships employing a ‘toolbox’...


IntelWatch – February/March 2019

Russian president outlines FSB’s 2018 intel achievements and challenges Russian President Vladimir Putin made a speech to the expanded board meeting of the Federal Security Service (Federalnaya Sluzhba Bezopasnosti: FSB) on 6 March, commenting...

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