'

Author: DFNS

0

Week in DC: Events

November 3, 2014 Kurdistan: From Pawn to Player Date: November 3, 10:00am Location: Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Rome Auditorium, 1619 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20036 Minister Falah Mustafa Bakir was...

0

DTRA Issues Ebola Broad Agency Announcement

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Chemical and Biological Defense Program (CBDP) has issued a new funding mechanism for advancing Ebola countermeasures during FY2015-2016. The primary objective of the Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) is...

0

Vaccine Experts Urge More Attention for Measles

Doctors and public health authorities need to renew their attention to measles, researchers from Emory Vaccine Center urge in an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine. “Because of its high level of...

0

Domestic Nuclear Detection Office Industry Day

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) “2014 DNDO Industry Day” will be held December 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. This event will provide interested vendors, universities, national laboratories,...

0

Thunderstorm: Drones in CBRN Detection and Terrorism

The Department of Defense has issued a Request for Information (RFI) in support of future capability demonstration events conducted by the Thunderstorm Technology Demonstration Program. Thunderstorm is a series of technology demonstrations and other...

0

DoD Seeks Help Manufacturing Ebola EZ1 Assays

The U.S. Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground (ACC-APG), Natick Contracting Division is conducting market research to obtain information regarding the capability of companies to manufacture Ebola Zaire Real-Time PCR (EZ rRT-PCR) assays...

0

Upgrade programme creates FIM-92J Stinger

An upgrade programme has begun at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant (MCAAP) in Oklahoma to convert more than 2,000 ageing FIM-92E Stinger Block 1 man-portable air-defence systems (MANPADS) to a modernised FIM-92J configuration. The...

0

Glory trip for Minuteman III

An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on 23 September, delivered its payload to a target at Kwajalein Atoll. In order to validate the accuracy, safety...

0

China slams sale of six MCMVs to Taiwan

Key Points China has protested at the inclusion of foreign components and systems in six MCMVs to be built for RoCN The MCMVs will likely form a key component of Taiwan’s defence against China’s...

0

THIS WEDNESDAY: November Biodefense Policy Seminar

Title: Pathway to Civilian Medical Countermeasure (MCM) Requirement Setting and UtilizationSpeaker: Richard I. Jaffe, M.S., Ph.D., MT(ASCP), Director, Medical Countermeasures, Strategy, & Requirements , Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response ,...

0

Biodefense News Headlines of the Week – November 2, 2014

Troops to be checked for chemical exposure in Iraq | Aerosolized fungal infection from bats | Recommendations regarding Ebola response | EVD-68 cases fading, but more unexplained neuro illnesses | Evaluation of border entry...

0

Pandora Report 11.2.14

For this edition of the Pandora Report we look at Jonas Salk, avian influenza in China, TB and diabetes as a co-epidemic, and, of course, an Ebola update. As the weather is turning cooler,...

0

The New York Times: Which President Cut the Most Nukes?

By Hans M. Kristensen The New York Time today profiles my recent blog about U.S. presidential nuclear weapon stockpile reductions. The core of the story is that the Obama administration, despite its strong arms...

0

The New York Times: Which President Cut the Most Nukes?

By Hans M. Kristensen The New York Time today profiles my recent blog about U.S. presidential nuclear weapon stockpile reductions. The core of the story is that the Obama administration, despite its strong arms...

0

Aerosolized Fungal Infection from Bats

By Jonathon Marionaux As promised, we will be continue our coverage of bats and their diseases this week. Over the last several postings we have covered different diseases bats can carry and their place...

0

Combatting Illegal Nuclear Trade: CNS to Release New Report

Event: New study recommends action to prevent nuclear smuggling to Iran, North Korea and other countries seeking nuclear weapons. The post Combatting Illegal Nuclear Trade: CNS to Release New Report appeared first on James...

0

New Study Helping to Rewrite Ebola’s Family History

The family of viruses housing Ebola and Marburg is ancient, and the two viruses last shared a common ancestor millions of years ago, scientists say. The new research shows that filoviruses — a family...

0

Global Infection Outbreaks on the Rise

Enterovirus. Tuberculosis. Cholera. Measles. Various strains of the flu and hepatitis. The number of infectious disease outbreaks and the number of unique illnesses causing them appear to be increasing around the globe, according to...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close