'

DFNS.net CBRN News Blog

0

SM-3 Block IIA successfully completes intercept test

A Raytheon Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) Block IIA (RIM-161D) hit-to-kill interceptor successfully engaged a medium-range ballistic missile target in the latest test carried out by the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the US...

0

Pandora Report 10.26.2018

Happy Friday! Halloween is next week but Europe is already taking measures against some of the scariest germs out there – antibiotic resistant microbes. The European Parliament just adopted two laws to limit the...

0

Raytheon results show positive third quarter

Raytheon Company reported its financial results from the third quarter of 2018 on 25 October, showing year-on-year growth of both sales and profits. The company’s sales in the period rose by 8.3% to USD6.8...

0

Textron Systems to acquire Howe & Howe Technologies

Textron Systems announced on 25 October that it had signed a letter of intent to acquire Maine-based unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) developer Howe & Howe Technologies. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed...

0

NATO does not want new nuclear arms race: alliance chief

Brussels (AFP) Oct 24, 2018 – NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday he did not see the alliance’s member states deploying more nuclear weapons in Europe in response to a new Russian missile programme....

0

Four Iran environmentalists could face death penalty

Tehran (AFP) Oct 24, 2018 – Four detained Iranian environmental activists could face the death penalty after the charges levelled against them were changed, the Tehran prosecutor said on Wednesday. “After completion of the...

0

China slams Trump nuclear treaty ‘blackmail’

Beijing (AFP) Oct 23, 2018 – China warned on Tuesday it would “never accept any form of blackmail” after US President Donald Trump said his decision to withdraw from a nuclear pact with Russia...

0

Interest soars for modular rifle stock

The company behind a versatile rifle stock that enables operatives to shoulder their firearms while wearing a ballistic helmet with the visor fully lowered has received orders and a high level of interest from...

0

Update: EU, Russia urge US not to withdraw from INF treaty

The European Union and Russia have called on the United States to stay in the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) agreement. The European External Action Service released a statement by the spokesperson for High...

0

Violent risks intelligence bulletin – 25 October 2018

Americas Chile – 23 October 2018: Across the Magallanes region, Punta Arenas lorry drivers began strike action and set up several road blocks. Colombia – 25 October 2018: In Chocó department, authorities confirmed that...

0

One-hundred years of chemical weapons

Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, the former commander of the UK Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Regiment, takes us through the history of chemical weapons – starting with chlorine, a choking agent that was first used in...

0

Six children dead in virus outbreak at US health centre

A viral outbreak at a New Jersey long-term medical care centre has killed six children and left a dozen more infected. State officials confirmed a total of 18 cases of adenovirus among paediatric patients...

0

Update: Switzerland’s Air 2030 plan narrows down options

The Schweizer Luftwaffe (Swiss Air Force) may be limited to purchasing a single-engine fighter as it is the only solution that fits budgetary limitations, it has unofficially emerged after the recent 8–10 October ‘Axalp’...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close