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DTRA Seeks Laboratory Services for WMD Stand-Off Detection Testing

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is seeking potential sources for chemical and biological counter-weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) laboratory analysis services. Technologies are desired that can measure airborne chemical concentrations, determine [Read more]...


RoKA units testing new small tactical vehicle

Some Republic of Korea Army (RoKA) units have been operating a locally developed small tactical vehicle in field tests since January, the country’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced in a 5 April statement....


Arab countries order Husky mine-detection vehicles

The US Department of Defence announced on 30 March that it had awarded a USD132 million contract to Critical Solutions International (CSI) to deliver Husky second-generation systems with related equipment and services to Egypt,...


Syria conflict: ‘Chemical attack’ in Idlib kills 58

At least 58 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in north-western Syria, a monitoring group says. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that...


Brexit brings nuclear (con)fusion

Just as European scientists here gear up to put decades of experiments to the test and try to bottle up the nuclear reaction that powers every star in the universe, Brexit is throwing the...

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