Category: CBRN


Uzbekistan, Russia agree on site for nuclear plant

A site has been chosen for the construction of Uzbekistan’s first nuclear power plant, Russia’s Foreign Minister said on May 2 during a visit to the Central Asian nation. The plant may become the...


Biodefense Headlines – 2 May 2019

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including: biosafety considerations in Animal BSL-3 labs; transforming the Strategic National Stockpile; and U.S. hospital preparedness for high-consequence pathogens. BIOPREPAREDNESS What […] More...


In Remembrance of Ellen Tauscher

With great sadness, CNS mourns the loss of our former IAC member, Ellen Tauscher. …read more From:: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies


Xponential 2019: USN issues RFP for MUSV

The US Navy (USN) has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for its Medium Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MUSV) programme, an official said at the Xponential 2019 exhibition being held in Chicago from 30 April...


IDEF 2019: Zaha Marine Assault Vehicle makes debut

Key Points The Zaha Marine Assault Vehicle (MAV) was unveiled at this year’s IDEF exhibition Zaha MAVs will be deployed from the future Turkish LPD Anadolu Unveiled at the International Defence Industry Fair 2019...


IDEF 2019: Aselsan details Fersah hull-mounted sonar

Turkish company Aselsan publicly released details of its Fersah hull-mounted sonar for the first time at the International Defence Industry Fair 2019 (IDEF 2019) exhibition, held in Istanbul from 30 April 30 to 3...


Advances in missile defence pose risks to mutual deterrence

Key Points A renewed focus on missile defence in the United States has reignited debate over the use of multiple kill vehicles and directed-energy weapons to target adversary missiles. Substantial technical challenges persist concerning...


NPT PrepCom 2019: Live CNS Updates

A group of students, young professionals, and CNS staff attend each NPT PrepCom and RevCon as part of the CNS delegation. …read more From:: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies


Indian Navy orders 16 ASW craft from two local shipyards

India’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) has signed separate contracts with two state-owned shipbuilders for the construction and delivery of 16 anti-submarine warfare shallow-water craft (ASWSWCs) to the Indian Navy (IN) for an estimated INR126.22...

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