Pedestrian Protection: MESSRING Develops New Test System

A research project from MESSRING, the leading manufacturer of crash test systems and components and the TH Ingolstadt university, is setting new benchmarks in active safety testing. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150907/264182 ) The project named TargETS (Target Development for Testing of Integrated Safety Systems) comprises two components: a pedestrian dummy and an innovative motion system (6D Target […]

UN urges all States to sign, ratify Nuclear Test Ban as ‘critical step on road to nuclear-free world’

For the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed voluntary moratoria on testing imposed by nuclear-armed states but stressed that these cannot substitute for a legally-binding treaty. “The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) is essential for the elimination of nuclear weapons,” Mr. Ban said in a message. “It is a […]