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  • Emerging Technologies

    October 2018

    A Dangerous New Class of Weapons Emerges

    Victims of this apparent attack first heard a mysterious sound seemingly emanating from their own ears. Pain, feelings of vertigo, nausea ensued and later some were diagnosed with neurological damage.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    September 2018

    Chem-Bio Office Cutting Acquisition Red Tape

    The head of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense wants little to do with today’s acquisition regimes.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    June 2018

    Study Group: Synthetic Biology Could Pose a Major Threat to the United States

    By Sonja Jordan
    Synthetic biology, the field that explores the engineering and creation of organisms not found in the natural world, can benefit society when it comes to healthcare and other fields. But it also poses a threat to the United States, according to a recent study group report released June 19.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    April 2018

    Potential Vulnerabilities Exist in Biosecurity Programs

    By Vivienne Machi
    Scientists have been increasingly able to digitize biological information to benefit the warfighter, from automating drug and vaccine development to collecting disease surveillance data.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    March 2018

    Early Warning Tools Needed for Chem-Bio Defense

    By Vivienne Machi
    The U.S. military is in need of new tools that can provide early warning for chemical and biological contamination on the battlefield and connect to commanders’ networks, one defense official said.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    March 2018

    Chem-Bio Defense Program Eases Path for Industry

    By Tim Belski , Lt. Col. Matthew Clark and Hannah Feldman
    In a 2016 congressional hearing, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper stated that chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons and emerging infectious diseases constitute a major threat to the security of the United States.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    December 2017

    New Chem-Bio Protective Wear in Design Phase

    By Vivienne Machi
    After several years of debate and analysis, officials are moving forward to develop a new protective suit for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear protection.
  • Homeland Security

    September 2017

    Homeland Security Struggling to Fund Chem-Bio Defense

    By Vivienne Machi
    The Department of Homeland Security is facing prolonged budget cuts in its chemical and biological defense portfolio, as it works to address concerns that state and local municipalities are underprepared for a potential attack.
  • Chem Bio Protection

    March 2017

    Soldiers Prepare for Possibility of Chemical Attacks

    By Sandra I. Erwin
    When Pentagon officials talk about urban warfare, it conjures up images of U.S. troops in the Middle East or Afghanistan, grinding it out from house to house, clearing booby-trapped buildings.
  • Global Defense Market

    February 2017

    Pentagon Opens Facility to Counter Biothreats

    By Vivienne Machi
    The Defense Department is working with the biotech and pharmaceutical industry to run a state-of-the-art facility that can enable rapid development of key medical remedies tailored to military uses.
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