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Radiological and nuclear incidents – the IAEA database

IAEA-database of nuclear and radiological incidents http://www.laka.org/docu/ines/ Here you find the full list of nuclear and radiation incidents which are reported since 1990 by national nuclear regulatory agencies to the International Atomic Energy Agency....


Putin backs Ankara-Moscow S-400 sales negotiations

Negotiations are underway between Ankara and Moscow for the supply of S-400 air defence missile systems to the Turkish Armed Forces, Russian state-controlled press has reported. Speaking in St Petersburg on 1 June, President...


RCN selects Deep Trekker ROVs

Deep Trekker is to supply the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) with 12 of its latest DTG2 remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) under the Built in Canada innovation programme. Demonstrating their vehicles at CANSEC 2017 in...


Philippines and Czech Republic sign defence deal

The Philippines and the Czech Republic have signed an agreement to collaborate on defence activities including potential trade and defence industries. A Defence Co-operation Agreement (DCA) between the two countries was signed in late...


Improvements to BMDS helped MDA intercept an ICBM

Key Points The CE-2 Block 1 will be fielded on all CY 2017 GBIs The EKV reliability upgrades will be shared with the follow-on RKV Modifications and upgrades to the booster rocket, kill vehicle,...


Biodefense Headlines – June 4, 2017

See what we’re reading this week at Global Biodefense on topics including Lassa virus structure insights, mobile diagnostics, and the impact of climate change on the spread of diseases. POLICY, PRACTICES & [Read more]...


Industry Profile: Kärcher Futuretech

Support for peacekeeping and disaster control. Kärcher Futuretech GmbH, headquartered in Schwaikheim, Germany near Stuttgart, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG. The company currently employs 125 employees under...


IBC Threat Assessment May 2017

dialogue with Russia focused on de-escalation measures including a halt to US and South Korean military exercises and a halt to the deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system in South Korea. Western media emphasize...


Pandora Report 6.2.2017

Good news – the early registration discount for the Pandemics, Bioterrorism, & Global Health Security Summer Workshop has been extended to July 1st! We’ve got a full Pandora Report for you this week, so...


Huge truck bomb blast kills 90 in Kabul

Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has condemned the “cowardly” truck bomb attack that ripped through the heart of Kabul’s diplomatic district, killing at least 90 people and wounding hundreds. The powerful explosion on Wednesday was...

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