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Machine Learning Can Detect Hazardous Materials

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Integrated machine learning platforms can significantly reduce time, redundancy, cost, and improve the accuracy in detecting threats such as explosives, chemical agents, and narcotics. The...

New York City Study Sheds Light Over Biological Attack Response Strategy

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Chemical and biological materials pose a threat to urban environments, whether spread maliciously or accidentally. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and...
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Revolutionary Coating to Protect Military Equipment from Chemical Warfare Agents

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The ability to recover assets after a chemical agent attack and rapidly resume normal operations is a military priority. An innovative coating that can...
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DHS’ Future Research Topics

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The US Department of Homeland Security has exposed the areas of interest it plans to advance next year with small business partners. A request...
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Visualizing Chemical Threats – New Capability

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Tools that see and sense harmful Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) substances are important for alerting military troops before anyone is hurt. The...
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Autonomous Vehicles to Fulfill Life-Saving Role

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For a number of years Dstl – the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory  – has been researching the potential of using autonomy and...
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Revolutionary Tech to Help Deal with Hazardous Materials

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The cumbersome protective equipment used by troops and first responders dealing with hazardous materials often hinders the rapid accomplishment of missions. A new development...
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From Security R&D to Counter COVID-19 Innovation

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Shifting from the development of protection against hazardous materials to improving the equipment of COVID-19 teams. Wearing COVID-19 personal protective equipment is cumbersome. A...

AI-Based Robot to Detect Chemical Agents Keeping Teams in Safe Distance

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Chemical reconnaissance (recce) on foot and in specially modified vehicles is currently carried out by specialist personnel in the event of suspected or confirmed...

Wearable Tech Enabling Immediate Identification of Hazardous Materials

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A new solution will save first responders valuable time. Public safety professionals are often the first ones on the scene of an emergency where...

Egozi: The Beirut Blast and Israel’s Chemical Materials Concentration – the...

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By Arie Egozi The explosion in Beirut has raised again the discussion about the concentration of huge amounts of chemical materials at the Haifa Bay...
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New Solution to Neutralize Chemical Threat

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A new method for containing and deactivating neurotoxic chemicals like VX and sarin has been developed with the funding of the UK Ministry of...

Chemicals Database Now Available to Law Enforcement

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An illicit chemistry database is now available to law enforcement personnel in the US even if they are on a crime scene. The Chemical...

Unique “Second Skin” Developed for First Responders

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The safety of soldiers and first responders’ personnel vis a vis chemical and biological threats relies on protective equipment. However, there are many challenges,...
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Quantum Technology to Revolutionize Hazardous Materials Detection

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Quantum science and engineering will revolutionize national security. Research into quantum techniques to more quickly detect explosives and exotic types of quantum camouflage have...

Intel’s Smart Chip will Smell Hazardous Materials

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Teams dealing with the identification and neutralization of hazardous materials are at risk. The industry has long been searching for the right technology for...

Leaving Behind Cumbersome Protection Equipment

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Current chemical and biological threat environment consists of “broadly acting, highly pathogenic, and sometimes immediately lethal threats”. According to US DARPA, “despite substantial financial...
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Multi-Purpose UGV Available For Variety of Missions

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A mini, multi-purposed UGV has been designed and is ready for use by armed forces, police forces, and fire fighting forces around the world. Designed...
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How New Toxic Gases Detector Will Save Many Lives 

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Chemical weapons used to be very prevalent years ago and are still pretty common today. They are extremely deadly and can cause a substantial...
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New Program Detects Chemical Threats

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  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is now testing new chemical sensors that can assist easily detecting nuclear, biological, chemical, radioactive, and explosive...
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Unexpected Measure Against Chemical Threats

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Drone technology will have an important role in the UK’s defenses against chemical weapon attacks. Defense secretary Gavin Williamson has announced an £11m plan...
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New Detection Device that “Tastes” Liquid Chemical Agents

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A new chemical agent detector is developed by the U.S Army as a response to the challenges of site exploitation - the collection of...

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Robot Identifies Objects with Thermal Sensing, 98% Accurate

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Robot Identifies Objects with Thermal Sensing, 98% Accurate A new system enables robots to recognize various common and complex items using special touch sensors that...