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  • Ansera Chosen for Army Chemical, Nuclear Sampling Kit R&D Grant - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ansera Chosen for Army Chemical, Nuclear Sampling Kit R&D Grant

    The Defense Department has awarded Ansera Analytics a two-year, $1.04 million grant under the Phase II Small Business Innovation Research program to study, develop and verify the Army’s sampling kits for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives reconnaissance functions. The Olathe, Kansas-based company said it will work on TacDOGS integration for data and sample analyses, a quality assurance/training program and sample collection, […] More

  • SAIC Awarded $54M DLA Chemical, Petroleum Logistics Support Extension - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC Awarded $54M DLA Chemical, Petroleum Logistics Support Extension

    Science Applications International Corp. has received a three-month, $53.5 million contract modification for chemical and petroleum products logistics support to the Defense Logistics Agency. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification represents an extension to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that contains a five-year base period and one five-year option. SAIC will execute the task in New […] More

  • DRS Teams with Israel's Beth-El, Rada on CBRN Defense, AESA Radar Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRS Teams with Israel’s Beth-El, Rada on CBRN Defense, AESA Radar Tech

    Finmeccanica-owned DRS Technologies has teamed with Beth-El Industries, and Israeli supplier of environmental threat protection systems, to develop an air filtration product for U.S. military use. Under the terms of the deal, the two companies will create new offerings to utilize Arlington, Virginia-based DRS’ chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense systems and Beth-El filtration technology, DRS said Tuesday. […] More

  • Minda Suchan: Exelis Designed Sensor to ID Gases in 'Hard-to-Reach' Areas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Minda Suchan: Exelis Designed Sensor to ID Gases in ‘Hard-to-Reach’ Areas

    Exelis has finished a series of flight tests on a sensor and processing system the company built to detect potentially hazardous substances and gases by pointing in multiple directions. The company’s team in Rochester, N.Y. placed several types of materials around the region to evaluate how the sensor recorded and stored data for processing on board […] More

  • General Dynamics IT to Help SPAWAR Design Hazards Model Software - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics IT to Help SPAWAR Design Hazards Model Software

    A General Dynamics business unit has been awarded a potential $23.5 million contract to help the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command develop a modeling software for researchers to identify hazardous material incidents. General Dynamics Information Technology will design technology for gauging the effects of a chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear event under the Pentagon’s Joint Effects Model […] More

  • Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Aiming For Chem-Bio Support Growth On $495M IDIQ - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Aiming For Chem-Bio Support Growth On $495M IDIQ

    Engility Corp. holds a prime position on a potential $495 million contract to help a Defense Department program executive office manage and acquire defenses against weapons of mass destruction. The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense selected Engility in the four domains of engineering and technical support, business and analytical assistance, information […] More

  • Northrop's New Titus Robot Coming in December; Mike Knopp Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop's New Titus Robot Coming in December; Mike Knopp Comments

    A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has developed a new modular ground robot for manipulating objects and navigating pathways of up to 16 inches, the company announced Wednesday. Titus, made by Remotec and scheduled for delivery in December, is and the newest and smallest member of Remotec’s Andros line of unmanned ground vehicles at 135 pounds, 27 […] More

  • Battelle's John Wade to Chair NDIA Chemical, Biological Division - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Battelle’s John Wade to Chair NDIA Chemical, Biological Division

    John Wade, a vice president and manager of the joint and interagency group in Battelle“™s national security division, has been appointed chairman of the National Defense Industrial Association’s division overseeing chemical and biological defense issues. Battelle said Wade succeeds retired Army Brig. Gen. Dean Ertwine, a Battelle colleague who served as chairman for six years. […] More

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