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DTRA Awards Chemical Decontamination Assurance Contract to FLIR

Notable CBRN ContractsThe 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 FLIR Detection, Inc.

The award is a follow-on research contract to improve the tactical functionality of the Decontamination Assurance System (DAS) while reducing logistical burden and life-cycle costs.

This project will develop the use of supplementary optical devices to increase the speed and accuracy of identifying all contaminated areas of a DAS sprayed vehicle and mapping contaminated areas to a digital 3D surface for later retrieval.

The period of performance contemplated for this effort is 60 months.

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U.S. Strategic National Stockpile for Medical Countermeasures

Improving the Nation’s Medical Countermeasure Stockpile

Contamination Indicator Decontamination Assurance System (CIDAS)

DoD Seeks Blister Agent Contamination Identification Technologies