• Tracerco, part of the Johnson Matthey group, has added to its range of award winning radiation monitors with a family of Personal Electronic Dosimeters (PEDs).

    The development of the extended range follows the success of the original dosimeter, the TracercoTM PED-IS, which was launched in 2011. With more than 50 years of experience, Tracerco’s scientists and engineers have worked to establish two further models; the PED Blue and the PED+.

    Please click on the title to read the press release in its entirety as well as view a photo of PED Blue and PED+

  • A solutions provider to the CBRNE community, Bruker Detection, will introduce the new SVG3™ lightweight radiation detector, at this year’s IDEX, Abu Dhabi. 

    Please click on title to read the entire press release and see a picture of the SVG3™.

  • Global CBRN training systems providers Argon Electronics have been Highly Commended for their PlumeSIM CBRN training system in the CBRN UK Tim Otter CBRN Innovator of the Year Award.

    Please click on the title to see the entire press release.

  • Richard (Rick) Rowe brings a wealth of experience to ARKTIS and his appointment comes at an exciting time for the Zurich-based manufacturer of radiation detection systems. The company has recently received a contract from DARPA to develop the next generation of neutron detectors and has just completed the installation of one of its FLASH Portal Monitors at Swiss Steel where the company will use the system - originally designed for Homeland Security applications – to conduct a final check for inadvertently contaminated scrap metals headed for its furnaces.  ARKTIS – which works with governments and security agencies around the world - has also been involved in a number of trials of its innovative MODES_SNM Radiation/Nuclear detection system at ports across Europe.  Please click on the title to read the entire press release.

  • News reports are coming in that a man suspected of travelling from Nova Scotia with potentially hazardous chemicals has been arrested at an Ottawa hotel and identified by the RCMP as a former military biochemical weapons specialist from the United States.

  • Rigaku Raman Technologies, a manufacturer of handheld and portable Raman spectrometers, has introduced Progeny™ ResQ™, the new generation in handheld chemical detection. Progeny ResQ enables the detection, identification and response to chemical and hazardous threats at the touch of a button. Utilizing Raman technology, the device is an intuitive chemical analyzer and provides emergency responders, law enforcement professionals and the military with a comprehensive chemical detection range in a handheld form and has received praise from industry representatives.

  • Starting approximately the last week of July and as of 18 December 2014, Immediate Response Technologies (IRT) was requested to/provided over 515 Individual Patient Isolation Systems across the U.S. and to 11 foreign countries.  “We have received requests for ISOPODs from U.S. hospitals in Dallas, Houston and El Paso TX, Asheville, Winston Salem and Charlotte NC, Philadelphia and Sunbury PA, Albuquerque & Santa Fe NM, Los Angeles, Baltimore, Falls Church VA, Atlantis FL and dozens more.  Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas and John’s Hopkins have also purchased our ISOPODs. We have also filled requests for the UK, Spain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Vietnam, Australia, Canada and many other countries, along with the U.S State Department and UN.  Lastly, we have received requests for our products from units at Ft. Bragg and Ft. Cambell. We are also filling requests for the other items such as our FlexAir PAPRs, as well as for our filter canisters.”  All these items are made in their facility in Landover, MD.

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