Author: DFNS


The new nuclear age

THE ECONOMIST – Within the next few weeks, after years of stalling and evasion, Iran may at last agree to curb its nuclear programme. In exchange for relief from sanctions it will accept, in...


Army Researching Uniforms That Automatically Decontaminate

One day, Soldiers may wear uniforms and chemical protective suits that decontaminate themselves and are cool enough to wear for extended periods. Researchers, such as chemist David McGarvey, Ph.D, at the Army’s Edgewood Chemical...


First airborne MCM helicopter delivered to JMSDF

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) has taken delivery of the first MCH-101 helicopter airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) variant from Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) and AgustaWestland. Formally handed over at Kawasaki’s Gifu factory...


Update: Bulgaria to be offered JF-17 fighter by Pakistan

Bulgaria is to be offered the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex/Chengdu Aircraft Industry Corporation (PAC/CAC) JF-17 Thunder combat aircraft, according to national media reports. The single-seat, single-engined fighter is to be offered by Pakistan as an...


International Safeguards Course: Deadline Extended

Deadline extended to March 19, 2015 for the course and internships. The post International Safeguards Course: Deadline Extended appeared first on James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. …read more From:: James Martin Center for...


Smiths Detection Now Manufacturing RadSeeker in Edgewood

GLOBAL BIODEFENSE – Smiths Detection Inc. today announced the successful transfer of RadSeeker manufacturing from Danbury, CT, to its U.S. headquarters in Edgewood, Md. The move is part of the company’s strategy to integrate...


Remediation of Chemical Agent Contaminated Sites

The Joint Project Manager for Elimination (JPM-E) is evaluating technologies to remediate chemical agent-contaminated soils and debris on site at large chemical weapons burial sites. The project will consist of three phases. The first...


48th CBRN Brigade Soldiers Prepare for Liberia Deployment

MILITARY AVENUE – The 48th Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Brigade’s headquarters will deploy to Liberia to command the reminding American forces supporting the U.S. effort to help contain the worst Ebola outbreak in...


March 2015 Biodefense Policy Seminar–New Location

The Biodefense Policy Seminars are monthly talks focused on biodefense and biosecurity broadly conceived. Free and open to the public, they feature leading figures within the academic, security, industry, and policy fields. March 2015...


Smiths expands Edgewood facility

Smiths Detection announced that they had transitioned their Radseeker from the contracting Danbury (CT) facility to their Edgewood (MD) home… …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


Airbus snags Bundeswehr jamming contract

Airbus announced that they had landed a several million Euro contract to provide 36 VPJ-R6 jammers (VPJ = Vehicle Protection Jammer). …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


Arktis receives Darpa funding

Arktis Radiation Detectors has announced that the Defense Advanced Projects Research Agency (DARPA) has approved the company to continue the development of its next generation neutron detection platform. …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


UN nuclear watchdog holds Tehran talks

Tehran (AFP) March 9, 2015 – Experts from the UN nuclear watchdog held talks in Tehran Monday in their investigation into decade-old allegations of possible military dimensions to Iran’s nuclear programme, the ISNA news...


Letter inflames US feud over Iran talks

Washington (AFP) March 9, 2015 – Barack Obama pilloried Republicans Monday over an incendiary letter to Iran’s leaders that warned a nuclear deal with the United States could be scrapped by the next president....

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