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Rocket from Gaza intercepted near the West Bank

A ROCKET fired by the armed wing of Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), Al-Quds Brigades, from the Gaza Strip and targeting Israel, was intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defence system over the Gush Etzion...


Brazil adds BAE Systems’ RG32M to VBMT-LR competition

The Brazilian Army has begun evaluating BAE Systems Land Systems South Africa’s RG32M LTV (Light Tactical Vehicle) 4×4. The army’s Evaluations Center (CAEx) is studying the vehicle as part of the VBMT-LR (Viatura Blindada...


Giving you the Radeye

Thermo Scientific announce their new RadEye SPRD (Spectroscopic Personal Radiation Detector) for rad detection and identification …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


Waste not

Interested in a free app to help track waste material during a disaster/terrorist attack? …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


Assault and battery

UK Civil Aviation Authority awards contract to Rapiscan to detect lithium batteries in air cargo …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


Phoenix Force

20th CBRNE Command demonstrated its readiness, agility and adaptability during Exercise Atropian Phoenix. …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


NCATS toxicology challenge!

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) announces the Toxicology in the 21st Century (Tox21) Data Challenge 2014 competition. …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


Cobra’s World Cup Picture

Defense Group, manufacturer of CoBRA software, announced that they had been helping provide a Common Operating Picture to the Brazilian government during the World Cup. …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


Royal Navy warship completes Syria chemical weapons mission

HMS Diamond joined the Danish, Norwegian and British task group in February to provide maritime force protection to merchant vessels transporting chemical agents from Syria.The Limassol-based task group recently escorted the container ship the...


DOD Broadens, Updates Strategy for Countering WMD

WASHINGTON – The Defense Department has released the first update since 2006 of the military’s strategy to counter weapons of mass destruction, replacing it with a broader one that focuses on preventing adversaries from...


Globe FootGear

Offers lighter and more flexible, NFPA-compliant footwear in structural, proximity, technical and CBRN series styles. …read more From:: Fire Engineering (CBRN)

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