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The US military dropped off its last batch of artillery shells carrying deadly VX nerve agent to be destroyed

VX is a highly lethal and persistent nerve agent that has been banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention. Blue Grass Chemical Activity personnel strap the last of the VX projectiles onto a tray for loading into .....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 7th, 2021

Facebook employees may have been exposed to sarin: reports

Facebook Inc. employees may have been exposed to the deadly nerve agent sarin at a mailing facility on Monday, according to media reports. Two people .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 1st, 2019

Russia is pushing these 15 mutually contradictory theories to claim they weren"t behind the nerve agent attack

AP Britain has accused Russia of trying to kill former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter with a deadly nerve agent — but the Kremlin is fighting back. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 18th, 2018

A secretive Russian military lab has been named as the source of the nerve agent used on ex-spy Sergei Skripal

Google Maps The nerve agent used on Sergei and Yulia Skripal has .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 6th, 2018

Putin: Skripals Would Not Have Survived "Military Grade" Nerve Agent

Authored by Frank Sellers via The Duran, Upon learning of Sergei Skripal’s discharge from the hospital, Putin was happy to hear of his re.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 19th, 2018

What Is Novichok? Why the Russian Nerve Agent Is So Dangerous

Once more, two victims have been poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent developed by the former Soviet Union. Once more, two victims have been p.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 5th, 2018

Woman Exposed To Novichok Nerve Agent Has Died

Unlike the Skripals - who miraculously walked away from their alleged exposure to the deadly nerve agent Novichok - Dawn Sturgess, 44, who was exposed on Thursday has died. In a statement, Assistant Commissioner Neil.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 8th, 2018

Novichok: The Deadly Nerve Agent Explained by a Neurotoxicologist

Novichok kills by disrupting communication between nerves and muscles or nerves in the brain......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJul 13th, 2018

UK Police Find "Container" Used To Carry Deadly Novichok Nerve Agent

In what appears to be a major breakthrough, UK police say they have recovered a container they believe was used to carry the novichok poison which has left one woman dead and four ot.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 13th, 2018

Russia "Indisputably" Greater Threat Than ISIS And Al-Qaeda, British Army Chief Warns

The wave of anti-Russia hysteria that gripped Britain following the attacks earlier this year on Sergei and Yulia Skripal, who were nearly killed by a deadly nerve agent while visiting a mall in Salisbury, has faded .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 26th, 2018

UK-supplied drones have destroyed over $1.2 billion of Russian military gear in Ukraine, says UK official

UK drones have taken out $1.2.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 23rd, 2024

US aid to Ukraine is arriving too late to stop major advances by Russia, says ex-US military official

Russia is seeking to exploit weaknesses caused by the delay in US aid to Ukraine. Ukrainian soldiers fire D-30 artillery in Donetsk Oblas.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 15th, 2024

Biden threatens to cut Israel off from bombs and artillery shells if they invade Rafah

Joe Biden vowed there would be consequences if Israel crosses his red.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytMay 8th, 2024

Putin"s Crimea bridge has been out of military use for at least 3 months, satellite images suggest

Satellite images appear to show no Russian trains carrying military equipment into Ukraine via the key Crimea bridge between February and mid-April. A ferry on October 10, 2022, with the Kerch B.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 7th, 2024

Richmond pharma company lands federal contract for nerve-agent antidote

It's the company's first contract with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 22nd, 2024

Ukraine Claims To Have Shot Down Russian Strategic Bomber: "Destroyed" For First Time

Ukraine has reported the shooting down of a Russian Tu-22M3 strategic bomber, a warplane capable of carrying long-range missiles used in attacks on Ukrainian cities. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 19th, 2024

Ukraine says it used 7 exploding drones to take out a $100 million Russian radar system

Ukrainian media reported on Tuesday that Kyiv had destroyed a Nebo-U in Bryansk, saying the system was worth $100 million. A Russian radar installation during Vostok-2018 (East-2018) military drills at Telemba training ground on Septemb.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 17th, 2024

US admiral says China fired its carrier killer missiles last summer to send an "unmistakable message"

The head of Indo-Pacific Command said the move was intended to sharpen China's "warfighting skills and send an unmistakable message." Chinese military vehicles carrying DF-21D anti-ship ballistic missiles, potentially capable of sinking .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMar 9th, 2021

Former Trump official falsely claims "there is no evidence of extremism" in the military

Right-wing commentators are freaking out after the US military decided to investigate extremists after the deadly Capitol riot. Then-Lt. Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, commanding general, Multi-National Corps Iraq, in Iraq. Austin became de.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 5th, 2021

Nearly 1 in 5 of the rioters charged in Capitol insurrection are military veterans, study shows

The report comes after rioters were photographed in military gear, with others seen planning and carrying out the violent riot us.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 22nd, 2021

Nearly 1-in-5 of the rioters charged in Capitol insurrection are military veterans, study shows

The report comes after rioters were photographed in military gear, with others seen planning and carrying out the violent riot us.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 21st, 2021