Chemical Weapons

Chemical Weapons

nerve gas

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New evidence supports the conclusion that Syrian government forces have used nerve agents on at least four occasions in recent months: on April 4,...
Indian-made equipment

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A variety of Indian-made equipment has been handed over to key Indian security agencies. The Indian Defense Minister, Arun Jaitley, handed over E-Nasika, an...
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...
chemical warfare agent

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A DARPA program, developing a system for on-site neutralization of bulk stores of chemical warfare agents (CWA), has successfully demonstrated a waterless soil-scrubbing technology...
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...
anti-chemical

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Battelle, a nonprofit research and development institute, recently said the key to preparing for the rapidly growing threat of biological or chemical weapons is...
sensors

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The market of sensor detection of toxic gases, bio toxins and explosives is expected to grow, finds Frost & Sullivan's TechVision team. This forecast...
terrorist attack

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Following the Christmas market attack in Berlin, the German government issued a paper stating the country is at “high risk” of terrorist attacks carried...

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Could Islamist terrorists get a hold of a nuclear bomb? Dozens of nuclear warheads have gone missing during the 1950s, 60s, 70s and 80s...

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Scientists at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new device that will measure the motion of small particles...

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Fears from the use of weapons of mass destruction by terrorists have risen following the United Nations' deputy chief warning issued recently. These could...

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Some of the most dangerous threats encountered by the military, law enforcement, first responders and emergency personnel - like toxic, airborne chemicals - are often...

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Finding treatment for victims of a chemical weapons attack seems as one of the priorities of the US National Institute of Health (NIH). The...

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ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS) develops innovative chemical imaging sensors that address the landscape of drugs, chemical, biological and explosive (CBE) threats. The company has...

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The new administration of President-elect Donald Trump should not ignore the threat posed by Iran’s chemical and biological weapons programs, Benjamin Weinthal, a research...

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A new project models the human body’s response to chemical and bilogical agents. The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) is collaborating with...

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A recent report by IHS Conflict Monitor, says the Islamic State (ISIL) has used chemical weapons, including chlorine and sulfur mustard agents, at least...

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