CBRNE

CBRNE

nuclear terrorism

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The challenge of nuclear terrorism has become a threat that requires new and innovative technologies. A team formed by, among the rest, scientists at...
north korea

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By Arie Egozi The US has only a few options at the still verbal conflict with North Korea. In the aftermath of Obama’s eight-year presidency,...
chemical weapons

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The Syrian civil war has brought chemical weapons back to the center stage in terms of international arsenals and defense methods. The U.S. military...
unmanned tank

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Unmanned vehicles can be a life-saving solution for operations in areas attacked by unconventional weapons.  The Indian Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has...
nuclear plants

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Since May, hackers have been penetrating the computer networks of companies that operate nuclear power stations and other energy facilities, as well as manufacturing...
chemical identification

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FLIR Systems has recently announced the Griffin G510 Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS). The device is essentially a first person-portable chemical identifier. The FLIR Griffin...
dirty bomb

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The Port of Charleston, South Carolina, has been evacuated early June 15th as US federal authorities investigate a reported threat on a container ship...
ballistic missiles

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By ARIE EGOZI According to foreign sources, Israel has been further developing its ballistic missiles. The evidence of the recent effort could have been seen...
radiation

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In accidents or terror attacks which are suspected to involve radioactive substances, it’s difficult to determine whether people nearby have been exposed to radiation...
mother of all bombs

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By Arie Egozi The tension with North Korea may ease temporarily but this country will still be a problem for the world. Using nuclear bombs against...
dangerous materials

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in the U.S. have been working for nearly a decade on methods to...
robot

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The U.S. Army launches several competitions to define its future robot unmanned ground systems fleet, in a move that may transform the ground robotics...
cruise missiles

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By ARIE EGOZI At least 59 cruise missiles hit the Syrian airbase from where the US intelligence believes a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched...
cross-border threat screening

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  The US has been promoting cross-border threat screening for biological agents. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced $35...
sensor

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The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership, recently announced a new Defense Department project. The AIM Photonics initiative will...
chemical weapon

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Russia may complete the destruction of all its chemical weapon stockpiles this year, according to the Russian chairman of the State Commission on Chemical...
uranium

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A technique for detecting enriched uranium with lasers could help regulators sniff out illicit nuclear activities from afar. Researchers from the University of Michigan...

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A radiation threat detection system was successfully tested recently by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). DARPA’s SIGMA program—whose goal is to prevent...
hazardous materials

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A fleet of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) consisting of aerial drones and miniature aerostats were used to provide live situational awareness at a joint...
nuclear security

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Sandia National Laboratories are developing what they’re calling serious gaming .Experts apply the technology and methods of the game industry to real-world national security...
nuclear attack scenario

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The possibility of an improvised nuclear attack scenario is worrying the American defense agencies. The US Department of Homeland Security published a new guide...
nuclear

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China flight-tested a new long-range missile in what defense officials say represents a dramatic shift in Beijing's strategic nuclear posture.The testing is significant because...

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