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Russia receives first BMR-3MA heavy mine-clearing vehicles

The Uralvagonzavod (UVZ) research and manufacturing corporation, a subsidiary of Rostec, has delivered a batch of the new BMR-3MA heavy mine-clearing vehicle (MCV) to Russia`s Ministry of Defence (MoD), a company representative told Jane’s....


1st integrated national CBRN centre now operational in Kuwait

Defence and security company Saab has together with their Kuwaiti partner Bader Sultan & Bros, delivered the world´s first integrated national CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) centre, which is now operational in Kuwait....


Pentagon tests THAAD against medium-range missile

The Pentagon tested the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) counter-missile system against a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target on 30 July, the agency announced. An MRBM was air-launched by a US Air Force...


LRASM firing demonstrates canister launch

Lockheed Martin has completed a first launch of its Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) surface-launch variant from a topside canister installation. Performed at the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, on 26 July, the...


DoD Studies Veriox as Countermeasure for Deadly VX Nerve Agent

A current Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) research effort, conducted by the U.S. Army Research Institute for Chemical Defense (USAMRICD), is exploring the decontamination properties of Veriox®, a topical antimicrobial, anti-infective and [Read more]...


A Threat to Nuclear Arms Control

A quarter-century after the end of the Cold War, the United States and Russia still possess thousands of nuclear weapons. Even so, some administration officials and members of Congress are pushing wasteful and dangerous...


The Great Elector

John Hart, from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), on the potential candidates for leading the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)

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