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  • Arktis unveils new flat panel gamma detector

    Arktis unveils new flat panel gamma detector

    Radiation detection specialist Arktis Radiations Detectors has developed a new flat panel gamma (FPG) detector which is set to improve significantly the capability for detecting radioactive sources in a variety of applications. The slim form ...

  • CBRNe World: Arktis Brings Innovative Readout Devices to Homeland Security Market

    CBRNe World: Arktis Brings Innovative Readout Devices to Homeland Security Market

    Arktis Radiation Detectors has deepened its relationship with BrightSpec NV/SA, signing an exclusive license agreement to distribute the BrightSpec Compact Digital Multi-Channel Analyzer (‘bMCA’) in the US Homeland Security market, via ...

  • Stopping dirty bombs in Southeast Asia

    Stopping dirty bombs in Southeast Asia

    In August 2018, Malaysian authorities reported the disappearance of an industrial device containing radioactive material. The device was lost while being transported from Negri Sembilan to Selangor by two technicians employed at a company that ...

  • United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

    United States and China Host Regional Counter Nuclear Smuggling Workshop

    The United States and China jointly hosted a regional workshop on Counter Nuclear Smuggling from July 10 - 12, 2018, at the China National Nuclear Security Center of Excellence outside of Beijing. This collaboration reaffirmed the commitment of both ...

  • The Security Ledger Podcast Episode 86: Arktis in the News

    The Security Ledger Podcast Episode 86: Arktis in the News

    More than 2,000 radiologic detectors were deployed at US ports of entry following the attacks of 9/11. The nondescript roadside boxes can stand more than 14 feet tall and sniff out fissile material passing by in trucks, cars or shipping ...

  • Arktis opens UK office as requirement for nuclear detection grows

    Arktis opens UK office as requirement for nuclear detection grows

    Nuclear radiation detection specialist Arktis Radiation Detectors has expanded its worldwide network by opening a new office in the UK at Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. The office will build upon existing locations in Europe and the US and ...

  • American Security Today: Arktis named to DoD $8.2B CBRNE contract for Homeland Security

    American Security Today: Arktis named to DoD $8.2B CBRNE contract for Homeland Security

    Arktis, a leading provider of radiological and nuclear detection services, has been named a recipient of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP) ...

  • TIME: Inside the Uranium Underworld: Dark Secrets, Dirty Bombs

    TIME: Inside the Uranium Underworld: Dark Secrets, Dirty Bombs

    One night last spring, Amiran Chaduneli, a flea-market trader in the ex-Soviet Republic of Georgia, met with two strangers on a bridge at the edge of Kobuleti, a small town on the country’s Black Sea coast. Read more

  • Unsecured radiological materials in Eastern Ukraine: a growing threat

    Unsecured radiological materials in Eastern Ukraine: a growing threat

    In a report submitted to the 2016 Nuclear Security Summit, it was revealed that approximately 1200 radiological sources in Eastern Ukraine remain outside the regulatory control of the government in Kiev. This situation could allow criminal ...

  • Ushering in a new generation of low-cost, networked, nuclear-radiation detectors

    Ushering in a new generation of low-cost, networked, nuclear-radiation detectors

    DARPA’s SIGMA program undergoes real-world testing with state, federal and international partners to defend against radiological threats. A DARPA program aimed at preventing attacks involving radiological “dirty bombs” and other ...

  • Nuclear smuggling deals `thwarted` in Moldova

    Nuclear smuggling deals `thwarted` in Moldova

    Moldovan police working with the FBI are reported to have stopped four attempts by smugglers to sell nuclear material to extremists in the Middle East over the past five years. The most recent case was in February when undercover agents ...

  • Arktis and Scionix partner on game changing R&D project

    Arktis and Scionix partner on game changing R&D project

    Arktis Radiation Detectors has announced that it is partnering with Scionix to develop a SIlicon Plastic Readout (SIPR) gamma detection technology that will significantly enhance radiation detection systems of the future. The project is being funded ...

  • Radioactive shipments could harm passengers and crews

    Radioactive shipments could harm passengers and crews

    Lebanese officials have recently seized a half ton of radioactively contaminated sanitary pads at Beirut International Airport. It seems that this finding is only the tip of the iceberg since the transport of nuclear materials by air is ...

  • Arktis awarded DARPA contract to develop the next generation of neutron detectors

    Arktis awarded DARPA contract to develop the next generation of neutron detectors

    Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd has announced that it has received a contract award from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop the next generation of neutron detectors. The innovative detectors proposed by Arktis ...