Category: CBRN


Is the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Failing? Could it?

Featured Speaker: Ambassador Susan Burk, Former Special Representative of the U.S. President for Nuclear Nonproliferation The post Is the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Failing? Could it? appeared first on James Martin Center for Nonproliferation...


DTRA Backs Larger Ebola Air Evacuation Isolation Systems

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is funding the development and validation testing of a Transport Isolation System (TIS) to be used for the safe evacuation of personnel exposed to Ebola. The contract award...


DoD Replenishing Reagents for Ebola Diagnostic

The DoD’s Critical Reagent Program (CRP) currently contracts manufacturing and distribution of all Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) assays to the Navy Medical Research Center (NMRC). NMRC produces both the Ebola Zaire Emergency Use Authorization...


New Study Exposes How ZMapp Attacks Ebola

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified weak spots on the surface of Ebola virus that are targeted by the antibodies in ZMapp, the experimental drug cocktail administered to several patients during...


Week in DC: Events

December 1, 2014 Adapting Intelligence for New National Security Challenges Date: December 1, 5:00pm Location: Atlantic Council, 1030 15th Street NW, 12th Floor, West Tower, Washington DC Intelligence analysis is pivotal to informing and...


The “Return” of Nuclear Weapons

Nikolai Sokov spells out three ways that nuclear weapons feature in the Ukraine crisis. The post The “Return” of Nuclear Weapons appeared first on James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. …read more From:: James...


Radiation Biodosimetry High Throughput Tests

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) is seeking capability statements from businesses to provide verification, validation, regulatory approval, manufacturing and acquisition services for high throughput biodosimetry devices. The Radiation Biodosimetry High Throughput...


France Studies Nuclear Missile Replacement

DEFENSE NEWS – France has launched studies for an airborne nuclear-tipped missile to replace the current weapon, with the focus on stealth and hypersonic technology on the next-generation atomic arms, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le...


AQAP claims IED attacks on US Embassy in Sanaa

THREAT MATRIX – On Nov. 28, a Twitter account linked to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for bombing the US Embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa during the evening of...


Rare and Emerging Viral Disease Impact on Special Populations

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a requirement for the development of therapeutic strategies for select rare and emerging viral diseases in special populations. The effort will be supported by...


Rapid Leishmania Diagnostic Receives FDA Clearance

A hand-held “dipstick” device for the rapid diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis, co-developed by the U.S. Army and InBios International, has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Development of the device was...


NIAID/GSK Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe

Results from a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase 1 clinical trial support accelerated development of the candidate vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease. Co-developed by the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...

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