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Spectrum Photonics Awarded Standoff Chemical Detection Contract

Spectrum Photonics Inc. has been awarded a $16,896,196 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for advanced development of a portable system for real-time standoff detection and identification of trace chemical residues on surfaces using active infrared spectroscopy at a 30-meter range.

Work will be performed at Honolulu, Hawaii, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 9, 2020.

This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with 17 offers received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,344,277 are being obligated at the time of award.

The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-16-C-9110).

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