Chemical Weapons

Chemical Weapons

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Wearable electronics will be a $34 billion industry by 2020, according to analyst firm CCS Insight. Wearable sensors are capable of tracking processes in...
small ugv

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Man-transportable robots have become more and more widespread in military operations. A supplier of battle-tested UGVs was recently awarded a contract for the supply...
terror

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Tokyo Police conducted an anti-terror drill at a sports arena in central Tokyo based on a scenario of terrorists launching a chemical attack during...
first responders

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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...
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...
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...
chemical weapons

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The U.S. Army is using two state-of-the-art pilot plants, based on robots, in order to dispose of what remains of the more than 30,000...
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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