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RFI – Chemical and Biological Agent Blast Environments

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency has issued a new Request for Information (RFI) concerning experimental measurement and characterization of blast environments involving chemical and biological agents.

The Counter-WMD (CWMD) effort seeks to identify technologies for enhanced detection and comprehensive sampling of plumes with point or standoff measurements to detect, identify, and quantify the full mass of chemical or biological agents. The RFI encompasses related modeling and simulation (M&S) to support future CWMD testing and development operations.

New, innovative or current technologies are sought that can: detect, identify and quantify chemical/biological agents and simulants; measure blast effects or release in the seconds following a kinetic release; or improve modeling and simulation techniques (for event source, near field and far field).

The government may use responses to this RFI for possible research and development of one or more candidate CWMD concepts.

Further details are available under Solicitation Number: J9CXW2014A.

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