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Building a Better Metric for Chemical Agent Resistance
Building a Better Metric for Chemical Agent Resistance

The U.S. Army uses over a million gallons of coating, like paint, a year for its combat vehicles. One of the key jobs of a coating, in addition to providing corrosion resistance and camouflage, is protecting its occupants from chemical agent exposure. The key to this protection is to make…

ECBC Partners with Japanese Manufacturer to Test Explosive Destruction Technology
ECBC Partners with Japanese Manufacturer to Test Explosive Destruction Technology

The developmental testing is funded by the Chemical Materials Activity (CMA) and executed under a Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD) contract with Kobe Steel. Kobe Steel was awarded the contract by JPEO-CBD to meet CMA’s requirement, and subsequently partnered with CBARR under a Cooperative Research…

ECBC Chemist Receives “Best in Homeland Security Education” Award
ECBC Chemist Receives “Best in Homeland Security Education” Award

Shawn Davies, a 10-year ECBC employee who conducts independent analysis and trains warfighters in detecting chemical and biological threats, was recognized for her work as an outstanding senior capstone mentor, guest speaker and teacher resource. The awards honored individuals who prepare our future workforce to handle emergency operations and ensure…

ECBC Researcher Receives Top DoD Standardization Award
ECBC Researcher Receives Top DoD Standardization Award

He is returning to the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory at Porton Down, England where he is on loan from the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) for a year. Two days earlier he flew back to the U.S. to receive the 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Defense Standardization Program…

ECBC Experts Enhance Military Laboratory Capabilities
ECBC Experts Enhance Military Laboratory Capabilities

In just four months, ECBC increased the sample throughput of three U.S. military laboratories in South Korea from two to three samples of suspected biological warfare agent per day to dozens per day with a 24-hour turn-around time for results. The laboratory upgrades were part of a larger project known…

Top AMC Civilian Takes Stock of ECBC Capabilities and Expertise
Top AMC Civilian Takes Stock of ECBC Capabilities and Expertise

Ms. Lisha Adams, executive deputy to the commanding general of the U.S. Army Materiel Command, toured ECBC’s Advanced Chemistry Laboratory and got a first-hand look at the latest technology being developed by the Center. The tour included an overview briefing from the Center’s senior leadership, a threat briefing, and a…

New Chemical Agent Test Facility Now Open
New Chemical Agent Test Facility Now Open

The Non-Traditional Agent Defense Test System is a collection of specialized test chambers designed to test chemical agent protection, detection and decontamination equipment, from small to large, under operational conditions most relevant to today’s warfighter. It is the only facility in the world that allows an entire system―rather than individual…

ECBC Supports Yuma Proving Ground Study
ECBC Supports Yuma Proving Ground Study

A team from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) has been deployed to the Sonoran Desert for project supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville Center and U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground (YPG). The Chemical Biological Application and Risk Reduction (CBARR) team from…

Interagency Collaboration Boosts Mobile Analytical Capability for Delaware Civil Support Team

Large-scale events require high levels of security across multiple agencies, each with a heightened sense of vigilance and responsibility. In order to bolster its mobile analytical capabilities, the 31st Civil Support Team (CST) in Delaware has partnered with ECBC’s Environmental Monitoring Laboratory (EML) in an intensive work-study program designed to…