Addressing Full-Spectrum Breathability

The U.S. Army’s Chemical Biological Center has developed a lighter, longer-lasting respiratory protection system.

By Dr. Brian B. Feeney, CCDC Chemical Biological Center

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Winter/Spring 2020

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Responding to a Mass Casualty Nuclear Event

The Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) Military Medical Operations (MMO) trains and educates the military medical personnel of the Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation (MEIR).

By AFRRI representatives Col William Skinner, LTC Lien Senchak, MAJ Carlos Barrera, LT Nathan Tuoch, CPT Trocia N. Clasp, Dr. David Schauer,
Mr. Charles Woodruff, and Tyler Dant, Acting Principal Investigator, Applied Research Associates

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Winter/Spring 2020

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Maintaining Focus On Evolving Disaster Needs

The mission of the National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (NCDMPH) is to improve the U.S. disaster health readiness through education and science.

By Thomas D Kirsch, MD, MPH, FACHE, Professor and Executive Director, NCDMPH, Professor of Military and Emergency Medicine, USU,
and Craig Goolsby, MD, MEd, FACEP, Science Director at NCDMPH, Professor of Military & Emergency Medicine, USU

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Winter/Spring 2020

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Prepping for Disaster Response

The mission of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Center for Domestic Preparedness is simple: ‘Train the Best for the Worst.’ The Best are the nation’s emergency responders – those willing to put themselves in harm’s way for the safety of their fellow Americans. The Worst are any number of natural and man-made disasters.

By Christopher Chesney, Deputy Superintendent, FEMA Center for Domestic Preparedness

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Winter/Spring 2020

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Visual Acuity by Land, Sea, or Air

Trakka Systems, manufacturer of advanced multi-mission searchlights, class-leading gyro-stabilized cameras and innovative mapping/video management systems, delivers cost-effective critical mission management, low-risk and seamlessly integrated.

By Stacey Eddy, Director of Global Marketing & Communications

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Winter/Spring 2020

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Sizing the Right Detection

When it comes to chemical and biological detection in the field and individual detection instruments adding as much as ten pounds or more to a Soldier’s already full pack, keeping these requirements to a minimum can make a very big difference.

By Dr. Brian B. Feeney, CCDC Chemical Biological Center

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Winter/Spring 2020

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Suite Collaboration

A modified acquisition strategy leads to quick-turn, sensor suite modernization for the U.S. Army’s Nuclear Biological Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle, or NBCRV.

By Shawn Nesaw, CCDC Chemical Biological Center, and Jami Abell, JPEO-CBRND

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Winter/Spring 2020

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Expanding Chemical Threat Awareness

Dr. Shannon Fox
Laboratory Director
Chemical Security Analysis Center
Science & Technology Directorate
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

From S&B and CST/CBRNE, Winter/Spring 2020

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Broadening Force Reach Through Crewless Competency

The Pentagon has issued a directive indicating unmanned surface vessel (USV) capability be a key component of future U.S. Navy surface fleet proficiency. Large USVs (LUSVs) will be a part of this effort.

By Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants

From NP&FP, Annual 2020 Issue

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