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Army Awards Chemical Surface Detector Contracts

The U.S. federal government has recently awarded the following notable contract related to the fields of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) or explosives countermeasures, equipment or services:

Agentase LLC, Elkridge, Maryland, was awarded an $8,659,565 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a chemical surface detector. Agentase operates as a subsidiary of FLIR Systems, Inc. Work will be performed in Elkridge, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 7, 2019.

Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $985,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911SR-17-C-0019).

L3 Communications Sonoma EO Inc., Santa Rosa, California, was awarded a $12,957,870 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a chemical surface detector.

Work will be performed in Santa Rosa, California, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 7, 2019. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,665,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911SR-17-C-0017).

Hamilton Sundstrand Space Systems (UTC Aerospace) was also awarded a $4,755,959.00 cost plus-fixed-fee contract for the chemical surface detector program.

The Chemical Surface Detector (CSD) is intended to replace the Dual Wheel Sampling System (DWSS), the liquid/ground contamination sampler currently installed on the Stryker Nuclear Biological Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle (NBCRV).

The CSD will provide a near real-time, on-the-move capability to detect and identify Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs), Non-Traditional Agents (NTAs), and Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs).

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