U.S. Army CBRN Capability Development Update

To fight, survive, and win in operations against 21st-century adversaries, we must leverage ingenuity and technology to develop comprehensive solutions. These solutions should provide situational understanding of potential chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) hazards; ensure protection with efficient protective Read More …

North Carolina: Charlotte City Council approves new bomb suit for CMPD

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is getting a new bomb suit. Charlotte City Council voted Monday to buy a new bomb suit ensemble to replace an old one. CMPD currently has five of them. Bomb technicians wear the suits for protection Read More …

Australia: Clearance divers put to the test

The robot’s video feed showed an innocuous-looking cardboard box, but from intelligence gathered, Chief Petty Officer Thomas Buchanan knew it was time to put on a bomb suit. Earlier that day, the Mine Warfare and Clearance Diving Task Group headquarters Read More …

UNDP equips 1,010 State Service of Emergency of Ukraine deminers with support from EU, governments of Denmark, Japan and Sweden

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Ukraine, with generous funding from the European Union, the governments of Denmark, Japan and Sweden, has provided a substantial batch of demining and protective equipment to 202 demining units of the State Emergency Read More …

Ohio: Purchase Two Bomb Suites and Remote Control Units for Mentor PD

The City of Mentor will receive sealed bids at the Purchasing Office, 8500 Civic Center Blvd., Mentor, Ohio 44060, until 10:00 AM (local time) on April 12, 2024 for: PURCHASE TWO (2) BOMB SUITS AND TWO (2) BOMB SUIT REMOTE Read More …

Ukrainian Defence Ministry develops anti-mine boots for bomb disposal experts

The Ukrainian Ministry of Defence is developing special footwear for bomb disposal experts, which will reduce the risk of leg injuries during mine-clearance operations. Early reports indicate that anti-mine boots should prevent the damaging effects of certain types of anti-personnel Read More …

Louisiana: Landry wants to spend at least $19 million more on state police in New Orleans before July

Gov. Jeff Landry is asking the Louisiana Legislature to put an extra $19.1 million into public safety initiatives for New Orleans over the next five months. All of the money will go toward Louisiana State Police, according to a budget Read More …

Lighter, More Protection: Army Next-Gen Helmet Now Fielded to 82nd Airborne Division Soldiers

The Army has officially started fielding its newest combat helmet, the Next-Generation Integrated Head Protection System, to soldiers in close-combat formations, the service announced Tuesday. According to service officials, the NG-IHPS will provide soldiers with “increased ballistic and fragmentation protection” Read More …

USSOCOM Experiment Yields Valuable User Feedback for CBRN Defense Developers

Delivering lifesaving capabilities into the hands of warfighters who need them is a mission that the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) doesn’t take lightly. Rapid access to cutting edge CBRN defense equipment is Read More …

SOCOM community’s collaborative efforts deliver a comprehensive CBRN protective mask

Modern warfighters face various biological and chemical threats on the battlefield, from disease to potential manmade poisons, and they require more protective and innovative gear to keep them safe in the varied environments they encounter. When you think of a Read More …