The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded two contracts to Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. in support of “Exploratory Research in Preventing Nuclear and Radiological Terrorism”.
The contracts are on behalf of DHS’ Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Transformational and Applied Research (TAR) and were awarded in response to the FY14 Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) solicitation HSHQDC-14-R-B0011.
Contract HSHQDC-15-C-B0032 for “Bandgap Engineered Sensor for Active Interrogation of Cargo in Transit” is valued at a maximum $1,288,342.
Contract HSHQDC-15-C-B0042 for “Ceramic Scintillators for Transmission Radiography” is valued at a maximum $3,143,715.
Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. of Watertown, Mass., is the research business unit of Dynasil Corporation of America. RMD provides innovative solutions across a broad range of security, medical and industrial applications, including radiation imaging and detection, nuclear instrumentation and non-destructive test equipment.