The Department of Defense this week announced several notable contract awards related to the field of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defense or life science research of interest for potential applications in biodefense:
Agentase LLC, of Pittsburgh, Pa., is being awarded a $12,129,448 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research into a Dynamically Responsive Chemical/Biological Agent Defense System for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in support of the research and development directorate. Bids were solicited via BAA and multiple proposals were received. Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Pa., and is expected to be completed April 2018. The contracting activity is Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Ft Belvoir, Va., (HDTRA1-13-C -0003).
Combat Medical Systems, LLC, Fayetteville, N.C., has been awarded a maximum $86,000,000 contract for ventilation, breathing equipment and related accessories. The award is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract. Location of performance is North Carolina with an April 14, 2018 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, federal civilian agencies and the Veterans Administration. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa. (SPM2D1-13-D-8210).
Source: DoD Contracting