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Boko Haram: Army commanders escape buried explosives

The Nigerian Army has said the Chief of Administration (Army), Major General IM Alkali and the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division Nigerian Army, Brigadier General VO Ezugwu’s convoy encountered and cleared 4 Improvised...


UK Medical Response Training

The Defence Chemical Biological and Nuclear Centre (DCBRNC) based at Winterbourne Gunner in Wiltshire, designs and runs a total of eighteen courses that qualify individuals of all three branches of the UK armed services...


CBRN Response: The Essentials

The murder of Kim Jong-nam in Malaysia with nerve agents and the gas attacks at Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib, Syria, are gruesome reminders of the dangerously toxic world we live in. Toxic incidents are...


ARCIMS USV system expands its repertoire

Key Points The ARCIMS system was demonstrated with the Northrop Grumman AN/AQS-24B sensor during the ‘Unmanned Warrior 2016’ demonstration ARCIMS has recently been sold in an ASW surveillance configuration Marrying its long heritage in...


Biodefense Headlines – April 23, 2017

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including hospital preparedness programs, public health funding for states, and the catastrophic threat of deadly superbugs. BIOPREPAREDNESS Commentary: The next super [Read more]...


Pandora Report 4.21.2017

If you missed the Infectious Disease Mapping Challenge webinar last week, you can catch the recording here! Ongoing reports are highlighting that the Trump administration is unprepared for a global pandemic. How Prepared Is...


The next super weapon could be biological

With the threat of chemical weapons in Syria and nuclear arms in North Korea, the risk of biological weapons has largely dropped off the international agenda. But evolving technologies and genetic engineering may open...


Analysis: Iran unveils new military products

Iran unveiled numerous military products in the run up to its annual Army Day on 18 April, including a new anti-ship missile called the Nasir, the Mohajer-6 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), the Heidar .50...


OPCW confirms sarin used in Syrian attack

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has confirmed that a sarin or a sarin-like nerve agent was used in the attack that killed and injured hundreds of people in the Syrian...


Two killed in bomb blast in Thailand’s restive south

Two insurgents were killed in Thailand’s violence-plagued south after a bomb they were transporting prematurely exploded, the military said on Thursday. Their deaths came during a night of violence across 11 districts in three...

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