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Southern Research to Target Bio-Threats under new BARDA Contract

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) has awarded Southern Research two contracts for nonclinical research services advancing the agency’s work to protect the U.S. against infectious disease and bio-terror threats. One of...


USN plans ‘raid’ upgrade ECP for RAM Block 2

The US Navy (USN) has revealed plans for a further update of the RIM-116C Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2 ship self-defence missile, as part of efforts to improve performance against complex multi-missile raids....


FLIR Primed

As part of their PRIMED series FLIR have released over ten online CBRNe training videos for the first responder community, including free downloadable materiel. There are eleven more episodes scheduled to be released between...


FEMA Awards ICF $21 M Emergency Preparedness Contract

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently awarded ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI), a global consulting and technology services provider, a contract valued up to $20.8 million to support education and preparedness programs to protect communities living...


Indonesia busts IS-linked ring plotting chemical attack

Five suspected Islamic State sympathizers have been arrested in Indonesia, a police spokesman said Tuesday, adding that authorities also confiscated bomb making materials. The suspects — a married couple and three other men —...


CIA’s Pompeo says no ‘imminent’ threat of nuclear war

CIA Director Mike Pompeo on Sunday defended President Trump’s tough rhetoric toward North Korea and praised the administration for “uniting the world” in trying to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula while making clear there is...


Where will Trump and Kim’s nuclear brinkmanship lead?

President Trump says the U.S. military is “locked and loaded” in its confrontation with North Korea. But how exactly would all that firepower be used? Here’s David Martin at the Pentagon: Behind the “fire...


Trump warns North Korea of ‘fire and fury’

Washington (AFP) Aug 8, 2017 – President Donald Trump issued an apocalyptic warning to North Korea on Tuesday, saying it faces “fire and fury” over its missile program, hours after US media reported Pyongyang...


Trump says NKorea would ‘truly regret’ attacking US

Washington (AFP) Aug 11, 2017 – President Donald Trump tightened the screws on North Korea Friday, warning Pyongyang would “truly regret” taking any hostile action against the US as he prepared for talks with...

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