Export showcase

Export showcase

CBNW Deputy Editor David Oliver visits the UK’s Defence and Security Exports Showcase In 2019, the value of UK Security export sales was £7.2 billion, an increase from £5.2 billion in 2018, lifting the UK to third place in the rankings. The UK’s largest security...
Martin Valovsky: the final detection frontier

Martin Valovsky: the final detection frontier

From a distance “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” SUN TZU, 512 BC At the start of World War II, radar technology was in its infancy. Defence forces had to fight blind until it was often too late to act...
Kevin Cresswell: chemical detection has evolved

Kevin Cresswell: chemical detection has evolved

Detecting CHAOS Commercially available detection equipment should allow first responders, whether they be police, fire, hazmat, military or EMS units, to detect the presence or absence of chemical or biological threats. Today’s equipment is available, reasonably...
The Défense NBC Economic Interest Group

The Défense NBC Economic Interest Group

Prevent, protect and restore The Défense NBC Economic Interest Group was set up in 1988 to bring together the prime French companies in the CBRNe business sector to offer their French and foreign clients the best defence against growing threats The group has over time...
CBNW talks to Antoine Bernasconi, CCO of SERB

CBNW talks to Antoine Bernasconi, CCO of SERB

Proud to save lives Antoine Bernasconi, CCO of SERB Specialty Pharmaceuticals, describes the achievements of this leading pharmaceutical company CBNW: Please could you outline the history of SERB? AB: SERB Specialty Pharmaceuticals is a leading pan-European specialty...
Testing, testing

Testing, testing

Neeraja Venkateswaran and Roma Venkateswaran explain the importance of testing as a tool against COVID-19 An outbreak of 27 cases of atypical viral pneumonia was first reported on 31 December 2019, in Wuhan, China. On that day, the Avian Flu Diary blog noted that...