Category: CBRN


Emergent BioSolutions bags contract worth up to $100 million

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. has announced that it has signed an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract with the U.S. Department of State to establish a long-term, reliable, and stable supply chain for medical countermeasures that address...


US adopts science-based guidance for chemical-attack response

The US government has introduced science-based guidelines for how to swiftly decontaminate large numbers of people after a chemical-weapons attack or an industrial chemical accident. The guidelines, published on 21 February, are the first...


Telerob launches new EOD robot

At the turn of the year, Telerob Gesellschaft für Fernhantierungstechnik mbH has introduced the new generation of its proven EOD robot tEODor – the tEODor EVO. Based on advanced technologies, the tEODor EVO offers...


IED hidden in corpse kills 17 in central Mali

Seventeen people were killed in a blast caused by a booby-trapped corpse in central Mali, security sources and a local official said on Wednesday, February 27. The incident occurred on Tuesday in Diankabou, a...


Learn to love your new CBRNe World site!

We have added all kinds of functionality to our CBRNe World site, that you might not be aware of! We still have 14 years of magazines to download, like the old site, by clicking...


$1.55M Multi-agency Opioid Challenge Launched

Today, the Opioid Detection Challenge, a $1.55 million USD global prize competition, was launched by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T), in collaboration with U.S. Customs and Border...


Trump set for first encounter with Kim as world waits

Hanoi, Vietnam (CNN) President Donald Trump embarks Wednesday on another round of high-stakes nuclear diplomacy with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, a follow-up encounter that officials in the US and across Asia are watching...


Viper 4×4 completes development, awaits first contract

The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE’s) Mobile Land Systems has completed development of it latest Viper 4×4 mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) vehicle and is awaiting its first contract, according to the company’s spokesperson Mohamed Ahmed. As...


USSTRATCOM commander paints dour future for New START

With just over five months to go before Washington withdraws from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, the top US general charged with nuclear weapons oversight painted a gloomy forecast for the New Strategic...

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