Author: DFNS


Chinese Nuclear Missile Upgrade Near Dalian

By Hans M. Kristensen One of the last Chinese Second Artillery brigades with the old liquid-fuel DF-3A intermediate-range nuclear ballistic missile appears to have been upgraded to the newer DF-21 road-mobile, dual-capable, medium-range ballistic...


Stopping a Hemorrhagic Killer: BCX4430

“Filoviruses, such as Ebola and Marburg virus, constitute serious threats to our national defense,” said Colonel Erin P. Edgar, commander of USAMRIID. “Development of cost-effective and versatile treatment options to combat these agents remains...


Mapping Iran’s Biological Warfare Complex

http://www.slideshare.net/JillS13/mapping-irans-bio-warfare-complex Redacted Draft Copy A Brief Analysis of Iran’s Biological Warfare Complex and Biological Weapon Infrastructure “The revolution in molecular biology and biotechnology can be considered as a potential Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA)....


Israeli Bio-Defence: A Model for Prevention and Response

“In 1970, Anwar al Sadat reportedly stated that ‘Egypt has biological weapons stored in refrigerators and could use them against Israel’s crowded populations.(90) This statement was understood as a warning against a nuclear strike...


Syria’s Political Prisoners and Biological Weapon Testing

Unfortunately history is rife with the use of political prisoners in medical experiments. Under the Nazi regime unspeakable systematic atrocities were committed against Jewish prisoners by their German captors. David Kay who headed the...


Russian ICBM Force Modernization: Arms Control Please!

Click image for larger version. By Hans M. Kristensen In our Nuclear Notebook on Russian nuclear forces from March this year, Robert S. Norris and I described the significant upgrade that’s underway in Russia’s...


PlumeSIM® Offers the Right Response to CBRN

The range of potential threats makes chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) and hazmat response training a challenging business. …read more From:: Fire Engineering (CBRN)

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