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Explosion at German chemical plant

THE GUARDIAN – Blast at facility in Ritterhude where solvents are handled damages nearby residential area and is heard for miles around. Continue reading. …read more From:: CBRNe (CBRN)


Bacteria pack secret weapons against antibiotics

HOMELAND SECURITY NEWS WIRE – The ability of pathogenic bacteria to evolve resistance to antibiotic drugs poses a growing threat to human health worldwide. Scientists have now discovered that some of these microscopic enemies...


Subway explosion in Chile leaves eight injured

CNN – An explosion at a subway station in Santiago, Chile, injured eight people Monday. The explosion happened around 2 p.m. at the Escuela Militar station in the upper- class neighborhood of Las Condes,...


ISIS trying to acquire bioterror weapons

iHLS – While the U.S is still building a strategy against the extreme Islamic state (IS) terror group, aka ISIS / ISIL, it is accelerating efforts to gain WMD capabilities. Terrorist organizations for a...



Collection of new products for the fire service industry. …read more From:: Fire Engineering (CBRN)


iRobot Wins Contracts Valued at $9.6 M from Canadian DND

iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, has been awarded multi-year contracts with an initial value of $9.6 million by the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND). The contracts, awarded...


NATO’s Post-Ukraine Nuclear Policy—The NATO Summit

This week’s NATO summit may mark a turning point away from US-Russian arms control and could lead to a renewed emphasis on nuclear weapons. The post NATO’s Post-Ukraine Nuclear Policy—The NATO Summit appeared first...


Project Alpha on Countering Illicit Proliferation-Related Trade

Learn about Project Alpha of King’s College London, countering illicit proliferation-related trade. The post Project Alpha on Countering Illicit Proliferation-Related Trade appeared first on James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. …read more From:: James...


Russia’s Actions Resolve NATO Nuclear Dilemma — For Now

Changes to NATO’s defense posture are likely to involve a strengthening of its conventional, rather than nuclear deterrent. The post Russia’s Actions Resolve NATO Nuclear Dilemma — For Now appeared first on James Martin...



ChemClear is a unique family of CBRN decontamination chemistries used to remove and detoxify chemical & biological warfare agents and radiological contamination. Meets all JPEO requirements for people, equipment, terrain. …read more From:: Fire...


Laptop of mild concern

Last week saw the discovery of the laptop of DOOOM! So should we be worried? …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


US says ‘serious questions’ remain over Syrian CW

The United States has made the strongest indication to date that Syria may have withheld some of its chemical weapons on 18 August, when it said there are still “serious questions” about its declaration...

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