CBRNe


  • British military’s Dhekelia base in Cyprus hit by ‘grenade’ blast

    June 13, 2017

    A blast at a British base on the southeast coast of Cyprus has injured a police officer. The explosion struck the Dhekelia garrison before dawn on Tuesday. The Cyprus Mail reported a grenade had been thrown by a man on a motorbike. Police spokesperson Kristian Gray said investigations were ongoing and authorities are viewing the explosion as a ...

  • Israeli intelligence discovered IS plans for laptop bomb: report

    June 12, 2017

    Israeli government spies hacked into the operations of Islamic State bombmakers to discover they were developing a laptop computer bomb to blow up a commercial aircraft, The New York Times reported Monday. The Times said the work by Israeli cyber operators was a rare success of Western intelligence against the constantly evolving, encryption-protected and social media-driven ...

  • Detonators intercepted in Makassar, Indonesia

    June 12, 2017

    Aviation Security authorities of Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport in Makassar, South Sulawesi, thwarted the delivery of 500 detonators placed inside cardboard boxes. “We received reports from the airport security officers that they found three packages of goods suspected to be detonators,” South Sulawesi Police spokesman Sr. Comr. Dicky Sondani said on Sunday as reported by antaranews.com. The ...

  • OSI Systems Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Explosive Trace Detection (ETD) Business from Smiths Group plc

    June 1, 2017

    OSI Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OSIS) (the “Company”) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the global explosive trace detection (ETD) business from Smiths Group plc (“Smiths”) for $75.5 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments as of the closing date. The ETD business, headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, is a leader in ...