vehicle radiation detection News

  • US Nuclear Corp announces aerial radiation detection

    US Nuclear Corp is proud to announce the Aerial Radiation Detection instruments of the DroneRAD system.  In this time of multiple threats to our security: dirty bombs; cyber crime; shooters in public places; homemade bombs; misinformation; etc. we feel extremely vulnerable; perhaps more vulnerable than ever before.  With the advent of Drone technology now ...


    By Technical Associates

  • Bertin launches the new SaphyGATE G range of radiation portal monitors for vehicles and their loads

    Bertin Technologies, a CNIM Group subsidiary, has announced the launch of its new SaphyGATE G range of radiation portal monitors. The first devices in this range of portal monitors automatically detect the potential radioactivity of vehicles, such as trucks and trains, and their loads. Dedicated to the control of radiation hazards on industrial and civil sites, these devices offer excellent ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Nuke detection protection runs coast to coast

    A significant national security milestone was met recently with deployment of radiation detection technology that spans from coast to coast. Today, all vehicle cargo crossing the U.S.-Canadian border is scanned for radioactive materials. The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory recently completed installation of the radiation portal monitor system securing all land ports ...

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security Selects Thermo for Rapid and Accurate Detection of Radiological Threats

    Implementation of Thermo’s Most Advanced Radiation Detection Portals at Security Checkpoints Strengthens National Security WALTHAM, MA (July 14, 2006) — Thermo Electron Corporation (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in analytical instruments, today announced it has been selected to deliver high performance, Advanced Spectroscopic Portal (ASP) monitors for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s ...

  • GE global research to build mobile imaging system to improve nuclear threat detection

    GE Global Research, the technology development arm for the General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), this week announced it has been awarded funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop a working prototype of a mobile Standoff Radiation Imaging System (SORIS). The research is part of a DHS program to advance technologies that provide new tools for law enforcement and first ...


    By General Electric

  • An innovative multi-probe military radiation meter for harsh environment and emergency situations: SaphyRAD MS (ex-DOM420)

    Bertin has developed the new multiprobe military survey meter (with the expertise of Saphymo*) under a contract awarded by the French Defense Procurement Agency. This latest generation portable monitor is designed to detect and measure radioactivity in harsh environment. Two years of research and development led to the launch of the SaphyRAD MS (also called DOM 420 by the French Army). Its wide ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • MARWIS Applied for “Digital Test Field Motorway” Project

    In September 2015 the „Digital Test Field Motorway” project has been started officially by the Federal Transport Minister Alexander Dobrinth and takes place on the motorway A9 between Munich and Nuremberg. Through this project the Federal Government wants to strengthen the innovative lead of Germany in the frame of the initiative “Mobility 4.0”. Automatic driving and ...

  • Chelsea new FASTtracka II Fluorimeter upgrades for 2008

    Chelsea Technologies Group Ltd is pleased to announce that the new FASTtracka II Fast Repetition Rate Fluorimeter, introduced in 2007, has been further upgraded for 2008. There has been unprecedented interest from both the traditional oceanographic community and fresh water monitoring groups since its launch last year. The FASTtracka II is now available with dedicated Photosynthetically Active ...

  • ASTM C993 - 97(2012) Standard Guide for In-Plant Performance Evaluation of Automatic Pedestrian SNM Monitors

    SNM monitors are an effective and unobtrusive means to search pedestrians for concealed SNM. Facility security plans use SNM monitors as one means to prevent theft or unauthorized removal of designated quantities of SNM from access areas. Daily testing of the monitors with radioactive sources guarantees only the continuity of alarm circuits. The in-plant evaluation is a way to ...


    By ASTM International

  • Indo-French satellite to boost climate insight

    A newly launched Indo-French satellite will help scrutinise weather over the tropics in detail and permit better understanding of the monsoon, cyclones and floods. The one-tonne ‘Megha-Tropiques’ (Megha means cloud in Sanskrit) was launched along with three other smaller satellites on an ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • New Technology Cools Effect of Air Conditioners on Climate

    Washington, D.C. - The automotive industry has developed new technologies that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from car and truck air conditioning systems. Now electronic leak detectors and new recycling machines will help reduce emissions during automotive air conditioner repairs. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Mobile Air Conditioning Climate Protection Partnership helped developed ...

  • Maryland Department of the Environment issues 25 enforcement actions

    Today the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) announced twenty-five recent enforcement actions resulting in penalties totaling $366,750 in response to violations of MDE requirements for waste, water, and air and radiation waste management. “The Maryland Department of the Environment’s top priority is to protect public health,” said MDE Secretary Shari T. Wilson. “A consistent baseline ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    EPA Announces Webinar On TSCA Section 8(d) Electronic Reporting Tool: On May 11, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it will present a webinar on the use of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(d) electronic reporting tool on May 22, 2012, from 1:00-3:00 pm EDT. The webinar will provide a walk through of the CDX (available ...


    By Acta Group

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