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CBRN military and defence technologies

UK Ramps Up its Counter-CBRN Strategy

The UK has reorganised its counter-CBRN capability with the Army and Royal Engineers expected to play an enlarged role, while the police re-equip.

By Brian Clesham - 31 January 2019
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Reassessing The CBRN Threat

In view of the recent alleged poisoning of a former Russian spy using a nerve agent, is it time to reassess how the UK classifies the CBRN threat?

By Anita Hawser - 22 March 2018
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Innovation And Technology For The 21st Century

Scott Safety discusses the importance of doctrine, innovation and technology for current and future maritime operations.

By Brian Clesham MBE - 16 January 2017
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The Fallout From Brexit

Immediately following the UK vote to leave the EU, the pound declined in value, which is likely to impact the cost of already announced defence acquisition programmes and support costs for in-service equipment.

By Stuart Young, Peter Antill and Richard Fisher - 03 January 2017
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Playing The Trump Card In US Defence Policy

President-elect Trump made a lot of comments—some controversial—on defence matters during his election campaign

By Nick Watts - 03 January 2017
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Preparing To Deal With The CBRN Threat

Concern is growing internationally about chemical weapons being used by ISIL and other terrorist organisations to launch attacks in the West.

By Anita Hawser - 14 November 2016
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Using Simulation To Fight Ebola in Sierra Leone

Simulation played a vital role in helping the British Army’s 22 Field Hospital prepare for caring for health workers infected with the deadly Ebola virus.

By Anita Hawser - 15 September 2016
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Biology As A Weapon

Experts are concerned about terrorists using biological weapons to launch attacks. But perhaps the biggest threat is the risk posed by state actors and the accidental release of pathogens by military labs.

By Anita Hawser - 15 September 2016
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Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear News


New ComTac Tactical headset from 3M PELTOR enables face-to-face communication in noisy environments.

3M PELTOR - 16 January 2019
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THIELMANN-Press Release

THIELMANN acquires German bulk containers company.

THIELMANN - 20 November 2018
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Declassified Hesco Collaboration

Declassified Hesco Collaboration: Working together to document Military stories

Hesco - 10 October 2018
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Using UAVs to Assess Hazardous Materials

BMT to build prototype for assessing hazardous materials using unmanned aerial vehicles.

- 13 October 2017
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Milipol Paris 2017 Online Counter Terror Report

Milipol Paris 2017: Technologies, equipment and issues impacting national security.

DPI - 20 September 2017
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Through Life Asset Management

A centralised solution for managing and tracking deployed defence assets more efficiently.

- 11 September 2017
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New Forms Of CBRN Protection

Survitec to preview new Bio Skin suit and man-portable stretcher for CBRN protection at DSEI.

- 08 September 2017
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Trump to Announce Major Arms Deal with Saudi Arabia

Arms deal could be worth up to $350bn over 10 years – one of the largest in history.

Mythili Sampathkumar Independent - New York - 22 May 2017
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MoD's Defence Equipment Plan Comes Up Short

The UK Ministry of Defence needs to find more savings to fund its future Equipment Plan.

- 30 January 2017
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FLIR Systems Acquires Prox Dynamics

FLIR Systems Acquires Prox Dynamics for $134 million in cash.

FLIR Systems - 30 November 2016
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Airborne Laser-Based Sensor Can Detect IEDs and Hazmat From Standoff Distance

SpectroDrone uses lasers and high-res cameras to detect explosives, IEDs and hazmat.

- 15 November 2016
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