A bubble for armoured vehicles

A bubble for armoured vehicles

Proengin introduces a new CBRN protection system to cope with new threats Forces must now consider seriously the integration on vehicles of a robust, fast and reliable CBRN detection system for not only threat awareness but also soldier protection  In a context of...
The art of the normal

The art of the normal

Craig Duff relates the evolution of the hand-held RIID – from cumbersome baggage to palm-of-the-hand capability Wearable gamma-neutron spectrometers are increasingly seen as must-have pieces of equipment by radiological specialists in the armed forces, the...
On the nuclear front line

On the nuclear front line

Pauline Gareau explains how to mitigate the effects of radiological contamination The expansion of nuclear power in many countries, including many under construction in Asia, as well as permanent nuclear submarines, pose the risk of nuclear accident or terrorist...
Casting RAMAN LIGHT on opioids

Casting RAMAN LIGHT on opioids

Jose Jimenez explains how the Raman device – the Rigaku ResQ CQL – successfully fulfils the need for fast identification of fentanyl, new psychoactive substances (NPS), and other synthetic opioids The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has not deterred the...
TERROR at the Capitol

TERROR at the Capitol

Andy Oppenheimer looks into the lack of police and military response to the worst-ever domestic terror attack on the US seat of government On 6 January, a mob of supporters of former US President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building while lawmakers were counting...
Exercises in Lebanon

Exercises in Lebanon

Andrea D’Angelo and Lt Col Andrea Gloria describe a major CBRN interagency training programme Lebanon has increased its activities in CBRN risk mitigation in response to the rising risk of CBRN events and smuggling of hazardous products through Lebanese territory. In...