• Saab, working in collaboration with their Kuwaiti partners Bader Sultan and Bros, have delivered the world’s first integrated CBRN centre in Kuwait.

  • John Hart, from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), on the potential candidates for leading the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

  • Decon7 announced this week that their patented D7-DF200 formula can effectively neutralize fentanyl.

  • The 2017 ENCIRCLE workshop will allow better understanding of the ENCIRCLE project and its objectives. It will present the first results of the ENCIRCLE project, the analysis of current needs and gaps in the CBRNe field.

  • The EPA will be hosting a Webinar that will describe with tools and strategies what services the EPA provides water utilities to improve drinking water and wastewater system resiliency to disasters, and to quickly recover from contamination involving chemical, biological, radiological, (CBR) agents. Registration for the webinar can be found here - https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8046096733945995267

  • MerLion Pharmaceuticals and Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) have been awardded a grant by the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Chemical and Biological Defense Program to support further development of MerLion’s novel atypical fluoroquinolone antibiotic finafloxacin against biological threat agents. The amount awarded has not been disclosed.

  • The successful prosecution of nuclear smuggling cases often hinges on technical evidence and the ability of experts to convey this highly scientific evidence in court. As part of this issue the DHS Domestic Nuclear Detection Office recently took part in the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism workshop, “Presenting Nuclear Forensic Findings in Court,” in Germany.

  • The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded a $928,541 research-and-development contract to VTO Inc. to increase law enforcement capabilities to identify, collect and analyze evidentiary data from consumer and professional drones

  • PyroGenesis has been awarded a contract by the Canadian government to provide technical support during the final live agent testing phase of its tactical Plasma Arc Chemical Warfare Agents Destruction System (PACWADS).

  • Battelle announced yesterday it has received a Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Homeland Defense & Security Technical Area Task (HD TAT) award supporting the National Guard Bureau (NGB) Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Division.

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