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2014-06-27 11:54:56

DOE/Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory A proven system for verifying that apparent nuclear weapons slated to be dismantled contained true warheads could provide a key step toward the further reduction of nuclear arms. The system would achieve this verification while safeguarding classified information that could lead to nuclear proliferation. Scientists at Princeton University and the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) are developing the...

2014-05-30 04:22:18

PRETORIA, South Africa, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd, a subsidiary of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), produces a quarter of the world's medical radioisotopes used to allow for about 40 million medical diagnostic images every year, making it the third largest producer and supplier globally. This proud South African corporate citizen is situated at the sophisticated Necsa nuclear facility site, west of Pretoria and routinely...

2014-05-22 16:21:03

Company to Provide Sustainment and Maintenance Support Services MCLEAN, Va., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) awarded Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) a task order to provide sustainment and maintenance support services. The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order has a one-year period of performance, one 12- month option and a total contract value of approximately $13 million. The task order was awarded under the...

2014-05-21 08:20:58

Company to Develop Technology to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction RESTON, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a task order by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop modeling methodology and technology to combat weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The multiple-award cost-plus fixed-fee task order has a two-year base period of performance with up to three additional years in...

2014-05-19 08:20:47

Company to Provide Modeling and Simulation Support RESTON, Va., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a task order by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to provide modeling and simulation support. The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee task order has a five-month base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $12 million, if the options are...

2014-05-13 08:20:38

VADUZ, Liechtenstein, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.worldreview.info UNITED States President Barack Obama declared in 2009, that America's nuclear strategy would include a commitment to 'Global Zero' - a multinational cooperative effort dedicated to the voluntary elimination of nuclear weapons. However, claims that Russia has violated previous nuclear agreements have soured interest on additional arms control cooperation with Moscow in the US Congress, writes...

2014-05-07 23:05:38

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the start of Phase II of required clinical studies for a new antibiotic, GSK944, developed by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department (DTRA CB) and its industry partner GlaxoSmithKline. Fort Belvoir, VA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the start of Phase II of required clinical studies for a new antibiotic, GSK944, developed by the Defense Threat...

2014-03-06 16:21:07

Company to Provide Research and Development to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction RESTON, Va., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to conduct research and development to combat weapons of mass destruction. The multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract has a five-year base period of performance, a...

2014-02-24 23:22:34

Components of the Departments of Defense and Health & Human Services (HHS) signed a memorandum of understanding and strategy for joint work on February 21 to synchronize current programs and future efforts aimed at preventing, identifying, tracking, and mitigating biological incidents or attacks impacting the United States and our allies and partners. Fort Belvoir, VA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Components of the Departments of Defense and Health & Human Services (HHS) signed a...

2014-01-15 14:19:08

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: It is still 5 minutes to midnight and much too close to doomsday The Science and Security Board of the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists today called on the United States and Russia to restart negotiations on reducing their nuclear arsenals, to lower alert levels for their nuclear weapons, and to scrap their missile defense programs. The Board also implored world leaders to take immediate action to combat climate change as it announced that the minute hand...


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