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USN seeks to tackle mine warfare shortfalls

The US Navy (USN) is working on a new mine warfare plan to address emerging threats that could be ready for leadership review during the first quarter of this year. In particular, the USN...


Bagira wins Netherlands CBRN contract

Bagira Systems and Van Halteren Defence have jointly been awarded a contract by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence for the simulator for its national chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) training centre at Bredero...


US intel report confirms Yemeni UAV threat to UAE

The Worldwide Threat Assessment released by US Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats on 29 January stated that Yemeni rebels have Iranian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) that threaten the United Arab Emirates (UAE). “Iran...


ExperienceFR is just around the corner

Federal Resources, a premier supplier of quality products and mission-critical solutions to military and first responders, is hosting its 7th annual ExperienceFR event on February 26, 2019 in Oxon Hill, MD. ExperienceFR is an...


Cyanide Letters Sent in Name of Aum Shinrikyo

On Friday January 25th a number of companies in Japan received blackmail letters containing a white powder substance which was later confirmed to be Cyanide. The letters were sent to various companies including pharmaceutical...


Biodefense Headlines – 27 Jan 2019

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including the DoD Biorisk Program, monoclonal antibody treatments for Ebola, botulinum neurotoxin poisoning, and a measles outbreak in the Pacific Northwest. [Read more]...


Persistent Systems launches Wave Relay ecosystem

Persistent Systems has teamed with a group of unmanned systems and sensor companies to develop capabilities to enable warfighters to pick and choose robotic solutions for specific missions. The Persistent Systems ecosystem is meant...


Ebola Spreads to High-Risk Area of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak has spread southwards into an area with high security risks, the World Health Organization said today. Since the outbreak started in August 2018, most infections have [Read more]...


Three years old, the Iran nuclear deal is fraying quickly

Brussels, Belgium (CNN)Three years ago last week, the Iran nuclear deal came into effect, limiting the country’s nuclear program in return for sanctions relief. But in the wake of the Trump administration’s withdrawal from...


Pandora Report: 1.25.2019

Need a Dirty Tissue? You Can Pay $80 For a Box of Them In what we’re hoping is a joke, a new start up has released a product to help spread germs – Vaev...

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