Biological Weapons

Biological Weapons

unmanned tank

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...
DARPA

Although the U.S. military has already deployed the power of biology and nature before, e.g. the Navy trains dolphins to detect underwater mines, the...
cross-border threat screening

  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

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...
bioterrorism

The future of international security will be fought on the biological front. Rapid advances in genetic engineering have opened the door for small terrorist...
anti-chemical

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

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

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

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...

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...

Researchers from US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) tested a quadcopter dubbed Deep Purple during the SK Challenge at Utah's Dugway Proving Ground,...

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will conduct a week-long airflow study, starting today, in portions of the New...

Sarin is a colorless, odorless liquid fatal even at very low concentrations. Serious sarin poisoning causes visual disturbance, vomiting, breathing difficulties and, finally, death....

US Special Forces captured Sleiman Daud al-Afari, the head of ISIS’ chemical weapons unit. Al-Afari worked for Saddam Hussein’s Military Industrialization Authority, specialising in...

Lingacom, a developer and manufacturer of muon-based detection solutions, announced that it has been awarded a 1 million Euro contract by the European Commission’s...

DHS’s BioWatch program aims to provide early indication of an aerosolized biological weapon attack. Until April 2014, DHS pursued a next-generation autonomous detection technology...

  The trials of the advanced Russian-made RKhM-5M chemical reconnaissance vehicle are in progress, Airborne Force spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Yevgeny Meshkov said on Friday, November 27,...

By Rachel Ehrenfeld* It is surprising that the Islamic State’s use of chemical warfare has taken this long. On August 11, ISIS shelled the northern...

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