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Air Force Explosives Detection System Award

The Air Force Reserve Command has awarded a contract to RedXDefense, LLC for an explosives detection system.

The contract calls for a rugged portable outdoor explosive detection system with a pelican case, 3000-piece testing sample package, and training and warranty packages.

System requirements listed by the Air Force include:

  • Suitable for outdoor use in harsh Minnesota weather
  • Meets MIL-STD-810G or commercial equivalent for temperature storage, shock, vibration and transit drop
  • Time to detect in under 15 seconds for most detections
  • Sampling capabilities for trace particles
  • Explosives detected: TNT, DNT, RDX,PETN, HMX, Semtex, Tetryl, C4, PE -4, COMP B, Deta Sheet, Prima Sheet, Det Cord, Prima Cord, Picric Acid, TNB, DNB, Nitroglycerin, Ammonium Nitrate, Urea Nitrate, TATP
  • Sampling applications: Vehicles, people, packages, bags, surfaces, cargo
  • Power Source: Rechargable Li-ion Battery; charger is included
  • Operating range: 0C to 49C
  • Detection principle: Fluorimetric Detection or equal
  • Preservation of detection samples for use in the evidentiary chain

The place of performance is 934th Airlift Wing in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The contract is valued at $29,310.

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