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Kromek awarded $1.8m funding from DTRA

Kromek (AIM: KMK), a radiation detection technology company focusing on the medical, security and nuclear markets, announced on September 27th that it has been awarded a contract by the US Defense Threat Reduction Agency...


Seoul, Pyongyang begin demining parts of DMZ

North and South Korea have begun removing landmines from parts of the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) as part of an agreement reached between the neighbouring countries aimed at easing tensions and preventing accidental clashes....


Pandora Report 9.28.2018

Happy Friday biodefense gurus! October is right around the corner, which means the flu vaccine will be available soon. Make sure to get vaccinated this season, as the CDC just announced that 80,000 people...


Rebuilding Health Security in the Wake of Ebola

by Stephen Taylor – Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University In late 2013 and early 2014, the West African nation of Guinea was caught unprepared when Ebola cases began spreading in...


Analysis: Iranian TV shows upgraded missiles

Key Points Iran revealed two modified missiles in a TV documentary One might be the Qiam-2, the other is an accuracy upgrade for the Shahab-2 Analysis Iranian television has broadcast a documentary that showed...


DVD 2018: T7 UGV completes Project Starter trials

Harris Corporation’s T7 unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) has completed its acceptance trials at Kineton, Warwickshire, United Kingdom, with production models to be delivered to the British Army in November. Lieutenant Colonel Thornton Daryl Hirst,...


7th Regiment “NBC Cremona” – Press Release

Multinational training CORONAT MASK 2018 Severa, Sep. 17-24, 2018.The final phase of the multinational training Coronat Mask2018 (COMK 18) is currently being carried out. COMK 18 is part of the multinational initiative Framework Nations...


Brokk unveils SR120D demolition robot

Swedish demolition systems developer Brokk displayed a prototype of its latest SR120D series demolition robot for the first time at the Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD) exhibition and conference held in Millbrook proving ground, United...


Luxfer Initiates European Launch of the ECLIPSE

Luxfer will be holding the European launch of their highly acclaimed ECLIPSE cylinder at the Congres NATIONAL DES SAPEURS-POMPIERS 2018, taking place in Bourg-en-Bresse 26 – 29 September 2018. The Eclipse is considered the...

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