The U.S. Department of Defense has recently awarded a notable contract related to the field of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) equipment or life science research of interest for potential applications in biodefense:
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has announced intentions to award a sole-source contract to Battelle Memorial Institute for testing of military decontamination procedures.
This is a follow-on research contract to test decontamination procedures in large animals in order to support the return home of battlefield contaminated human remains.
The period of performance contemplated for this effort is 12 months.
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