Thermo-Fisher Scientific is being awarded a $19,900,325 firm-fixed-price contract for the provision of thermoluminescent dosimetry equipment and accessories to be used by Department of the Navy personnel who work in the vicinity of radioactive equipment.
Personnel dosimetry is used to measure an individual’s radiation exposure and to aid in minimizing exposure.
This contract was awarded on a sole-source basis, given requirements for compatibility and interchangeability between new and existing systems.
“Personnel dosimetry has medical, epidemiological, and legal significance and must be conscientiously practiced by trained personnel with the appropriate approved equipment,” states the announcement.
Work will be performed in West Bethesda, Maryland, and is expected to be completed in March 2020. Fiscal 2013 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $11,888 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, West Bethesda, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00167-15-D-0001).