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2014-04-10 12:20:30

Software will support Department of Defense modeling of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) material releases. FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded the Joint Effects Model (JEM) Increment 2 contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). JEM is the U.S. Department of Defense's primary system for modeling the effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) material...

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...

2013-09-27 23:18:32

To ensure preparedness of Air Force personnel to “continue the fight” in a WMD environment, the Air Force turned to ARA’s team of CBRN and Instructional Systems Design experts to develop a comprehensive training course. ARA’s Training Solutions Super Group recently completed the Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Defense Awareness Course for the U. S. Air Force Emergency Management Program managed by the Air Force Civil Engineer Center. Panama City, FL (PRWEB)...

2013-09-26 16:25:21

-- Produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions, WHAT IF...? ARMAGEDDON 1962 Premieres on Tuesday, October 22 at 10/9c on Military Channel -- SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Most Americans aren't aware that a mere footnote in our country's history could have been the catalyst for a potentially catastrophic series of events in the early 1960s. Lee Harvey Oswald was not the first man who wanted to kill John F. Kennedy. Three years earlier, a deranged political fanatic named...

2013-05-09 20:21:33

FAIRFAX, Va., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VIP GlobalNet, LLC invites you to attend along with other industry experts, academics, and policy makers for the "Countering Nuclear and Radiological Threats Symposium." The symposium was organized to facilitate a solutions based discussion regarding nuclear and radiological threats matching to those capabilities needed to defend against those threats. Subject matter experts will highlight the challenges associated with this mission and...

2013-01-02 05:04:33

Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Threats require appropriate preparedness measures. ContagionSurvival.com carries masks, hoods, isolation suits and evacuation equipment for the general public. Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 A new video from ContagionSurvival.com highlights the gear available to the general public to protect families from the threats and exposure to CBRN´s (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear). It briefly covers what the CDC (Centers for...

2012-10-16 15:20:54

New Interactive Resource from the Nuclear Threat Initiative Asks, Can We Really Count on Luck to Keep Us Safe? WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago, the United States and the Soviet Union spent two weeks on the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Today, the threat of a nuclear crisis remains more dangerous and complicated than ever. The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today launched a new interactive resource about the 1962 crisis and...

2012-04-25 11:19:13

Amidst Growing Tensions in Asia, India-Pakistan Confrontation Used to Show Dire Consequences Around the Globe; More Than A Billion People Would be at Risk Under "Nuclear Famine" Scenario More than a billion people around the world would face starvation following a limited regional nuclear weapons exchange (such as a clash between India and Pakistan) that would cause major worldwide climate disruption driving down food production in China, the U.S. and other nations, according to a major...

2012-04-24 06:21:27

Amidst Growing Tensions in Asia, India-Pakistan Confrontation Used to Show Dire Consequences Around the Globe; More Than A Billion People Would be at Risk Under "Nuclear Famine" Scenario. CHICAGO, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than a billion people around the world would face starvation following a limited regional nuclear weapons exchange (such as a clash between India and Pakistan) that would cause major worldwide climate disruption driving down food production in...