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Country Profile: Czech Republic

By: Cpt. Ing. Michal Setnička, Ph.D. Fire Rescue Service of the Czech Republic and Population Protection Institute Integrated Rescue System The primary mission of the Fire Rescue Service (FRS) of CR is to protect...


German Army to receive Mungo reconnaissance nuclear/chemical variant

The German Ministry of Defence (MoD) plans to procure nine air-transportable Mungo armoured multirole transport nuclear/chemical (A/C) reconnaissance vehicles from Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for EUR51 million (USD57 million), including training and maintenance, according to...


Vehicle scanning plugs a perceived vulnerability

Solutions are needed to detect potential vehicle-borne threats to terminal and airfield infrastructure The screening of vehicles at airports has become a priority after high-profile terrorist attacks on airports in recent years, particularly at...


US-Iran confrontation scenarios

Key findings For the duration of President Donald Trump’s first term, the most likely outcome to the US-Iran confrontation is periodic inconclusive escalation. The US is unlikely to initiate a war with Iran during...


Chile set to procure Canadian Coyote LAVs for marines

The Chilean government has given green light to the procurement of a dozen second-hand Coyote 8×8 armoured scout vehicles for the navy’s Marine Corps, military sources in Santiago told Jane’s . Deliveries are expected...


Pandora Report: 5.24.2019

Happy Friday fellow fans of biodefense! We hope you had a lovely week and are ready to get your dose of all things health security…starting with the role of investors in pushing restaurant chains...


Babcock remains positive as profits drop 47%

British shipbuilder and defence contractor Babcock International has reported a 47% drop in profit year on year for the 2018 financial year after being hit by GBP161 million (USD203 million) of exceptional costs, primarily...

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