WELCOME TO SCIENCE TOWN
Inspector Scott Sheppard, Officer in Charge of Explosives Disposal and Technology Section at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, tells Gwyn Winfield about their preparations for the Winter Olympics
2110: A CBRN ODYSSEY
Lt Colonel Warren Jolly, Deputy Director Engineering, and Major Shaun Higbid, Staff Officer CBRNE, from the Australian Department of Defence, discuss the creation of new CBRN life in the Australian Army.
Colonel Dimitar Penelov, Chief of CBRN Defence and Ecology Department, Bulgarian MoD describes the Bulgarian model.
RETURN TO NETHER-NETHERLAND
CBRNe World reviews the CBRNe Convergence event.
TO B BESIDE THE C SIDE
Brian O’Shea reviews the work at Belcoast and wonders why CBRN was left out in the breeze.
Steve Johnson, Researcher at the UK Defence Academy of Science, reviews the European Security Forum 2009
CHAIN OF COMMAND
Gwyn Winfield reviews the fourth Commandant and Commanders conference in Bulgaria
Lieutenant Colonel Bernd Allert from Nato’s Weapons of Mass Destruction Centre, on a possible Ukrainian addition to NRFI5
THE C SHALL NOT HAVE THEM
Commander P Maravelakis, Director of Education and Training at the Nato Maritime Interdiction Centre in Souda, Greece, tells CBRNe World about the work they are doing on afloat CBRN interdiction.
CUTTING THE MUSTARD
Commander Yves Dubucq from the Belgian CBRN School tells Gwyn Winfield about the new European Defence Agency Incident Commanders Course.
FROM HIROSHIMA TO HOBOKEN
In the first of a three part expose, Pat nelson discusses the changes needed in radiological detectors as they move from military to civil markets.
HANGING ON THE TELEPHONE .....
Steve Dennis, Program manager for Cell All at the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Department, tells CBRNe World about their mobile detection concept.
AN INSPECTOR CALLS
Lyudmila Simeonova, Chief Inspector of the Bulgarian Civil Protection Directorate General, tells Gwyn Winfield about their CBRN responsibilities and the challenges they face.
Dr Ian Gardner, Functional Head and Senior Consultant for Occupational and Environmental Medicine from the Australian Department of Defence, tells Gwyn Winfield about the potential for CBRN and health safety.
MED IN BULGARIA
Lt Col Rostislav Kostadinov, Chair Disaster Medicine and Professor Kamen Kanev, Head of the Chair Disaster Medicine and Toxicology at the Military Medical Academy, Bulgaria, describe how medical intelligence is contributing to CBRN defence planning and execution during military missions.
THIS WON’T HURT A BIT
Brian O’Shea looks at the current health of large scale vaccination.
COMMANDMENT NO 1: DEFEND THE HOMELAND
Gwyn Winfield speaks to two of the original ten Civil, Support Teams in the US and finds what they shalt do.
THE PATH LESS TRODDEN
Stephen Johnson, CBRNE Researcher at the UK Defence Academy of Science, looks at research and development issues in respiratory protection.
Jose-Luis Sagripanti of the ECBC Research Development and Engineering Command, discusses how a simple concept for biodetection can rise over a horizon crowded buy more complex detectors and diagnostics.
Major (res) Alexander Mueller, from the German Armed Forces Support Command, describes the challenge of biological reconnaissance.
MASS DECONTAMINATION – THERE AIN’T NO EASY WAY
Major Andreas Kuhar and Master sergeant Christian Bomm of the Special NBC Reaction Platoon in the German NBC Defence Corps, look at military approaches to mass decontamination.
THE NEEDLE DETECTOR
Professor Alexander Gunnison looks into contamination detection and finds only haystacks.
Technical details of the latest CBRN technology.
PCR BIODETECTORS TECHNOLOGY ROUNDUP
A survey of PCR Biodetectors
The Crystal Ball is an article written for each edition of CBRNe World. The magazine is focusing on the growth of defence against non-conventional weapons, from NBC, to CBRN to CBRNe. The aim of crystal ball is to raise issues that will likely effect CBRN defence in 20 years’ time.
Governor Gabriel Cinomis, a Prairie Dog, gives his opinion of CBRN matters from his unique perspective.