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3M Completes Acquisition of Scott Safety

3M announced on October 4th that it has completed its acquisition of Scott Safety from Johnson Controls for a total enterprise value of $2.0 billion. …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


CBRN training increases Travis readiness

Under a thick coat, pants, cotton and rubber gloves, cumbersome boot covers, a tightly pulled hood, a gas mask and a hot sun was Airman Lizette O. Whitter, 60th Comptroller Squadron customer service support...


USN COBRA mine-detection systems reaches IOC

The US Navy (USN) AN/DVS-1 Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) airborne mine-detection system achieved initial operational capability (IOC) on 10 October, USN officials announced. COBRA is being developed for integration with the USN’s...


AUSA 2017: Follow-on AEODRS increments cancelled

The US Navy’s Advanced Explosive Ordinance Disposal Robotic Systems (AEODRS) Increments 2 and 3 have been officially cancelled via an announcement on the Federal Business Opportunities website. The 6 October announcement comes as the...


US Air Force’s ALCS-R contract awards spur competition

Key Points USAF awarded two contracts to develop airborne control of ICBMs Downselect between Lockheed Martin and Rockwell Collins is expected in FY 2023 The US Air Force’s (USAF) Airborne Launch Control System Replacement...


AUSA 2017: Roboteam launches TIGR UGV

Roboteam unveiled its Transportable Interoperable Ground Robot (TIGR) at AUSA 2017 in Washington, DC. The medium-sized, tracked platform has been designed to detect, identify, and dispose of hazardous objects and has a modular design,...