CBRNE

CBRNE

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A first-of-its-kind treatment for the life-threatening effects of cyanide poisoning will be developed soon. The treatment is needed because cyanide could be used as...

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Subway systems are complex with many moving parts and miles of tunnels. A new project focuses on cleaning up a subway system after the...

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Robotic vehicles for security purposes adapted from civilian-use models are not rare. Now, Digital Concepts Engineering is launching the X-2 Unmanned Ground Vehicle fitted...
north korea

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By Arie Egozi While it is very clear that the so called "Nuclear Agreement" with Iran is a bad joke, this terror country has not...
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...

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