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DTRA Seeks Portable X-Ray Systems

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) is conducting market supplier research via a new Request for Information (RFI) seeking portable x-ray systems.

The DTRA, Technical Equipment Inspection Section (J3OSAIT) requires a field portable x-ray system to conduct technical inspections of foreign inspection equipment to ensure the operation of such equipment is treaty compliant.

Requirements for the portable x-ray system include:

  • Not exceed 16” wide x 18” deep x 15” high
  • Not exceed 45 lbs
  • Be capable of processing durable and reusable phosphor imaging plates up to 14” wide x 17” long
  • Contain multiple imaging plates that can be assembled in a mosaic pattern for a single exposure
  • Be able to function in direct sunlight and in extreme temperature ranges
  • Have wireless capability for tight access applications
  • Be capable of automatic plate erasure and image processing and display of less than one minute
  • Be ruggedized with few moving parts
  • Have sturdy isolating/damping feet to eliminate external vibration
  • Use 100-240 volts AC and have a self-contained rechargeable battery option with 4-hour run time
  • Be “one-man” portable (both control unit and x-ray imager)
  • Include imaging software to acquire, view, and share images

Further details are available via Solicitation Number: J4CBS-15-0003. The RFI response deadline is April 02, 2015.

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