A sensor intended for use in the Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) High satellite constellation, a planned component of the U.S. missile defense system, has suffered schedule delays, the U.S. Defense Department said last week in a report to Congress (see GSN, Sept. 19).
U.S. Army officials at the Anniston chemical weapons depot in Alabama finished an important set of incineration tests last weekend to prove to environmental regulators that the plant can safely dispose of sarin gas and munitions, the Associated Pressreported yesterday (see GSN, Nov. 14).
WASHINGTON — The Brentwood mail processing facility here, which became tainted with anthrax during the 2001 anthrax attacks and was subsequently decontaminated, is set to reopen Friday, a U.S. Postal Service spokeswoman told Global Security Newswire today (see GSN, Nov. 13).
Senior diplomats from Japan, South Korea and the United States are expected to meet in Washington this week to coordinate their strategy for upcoming talks on the North Korean nuclear crisis, Reuters reported (see GSN, Dec. 1).
WASHINGTON — China today released an eight-page “white paper” detailing its nonproliferation policies and the efforts it has made over the past several years both domestically and internationally to prevent the spread of weapons of mass destruction and related technologies (see GSN, Dec. 2).
WASHINGTON — The United States said yesterday that it would not play down its “ongoing” concerns about Chinese WMD proliferation and that they remain a subject of U.S.-Chinese dialogue — an announcement that came less than a week before Chinese premier Wen Jiabao is scheduled to arrive here (see GSN, Dec. 3).
A U.S. federal court yesterday convicted Clayton Lee Waagner of sending hundreds of anthrax hoax letters to abortion providers in the aftermath of the 2001 anthrax attacks, according to the Associated Press (see GSN, Dec. 2).