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  • CACI to Support Centcom Counter Narco-Terrorism Efforts in Afghanistan; Ken Asbury Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI to Support Centcom Counter Narco-Terrorism Efforts in Afghanistan; Ken Asbury Comments

    CACI International has secured a multi-million task order contract under the U.S. Army‘s Rapid Response 3rd Generation contract vehicle for continued counter narco-terrorism support for Central Command forces in Afghanistan and other combatant commands. CACI said Monday it will seek to help protect U.S. soldiers, as well as establish and support CNT networks and infrastructure in areas including program management, advisement, […] More

  • Smiths Detection Updates Trace Detector to Identify Narcotics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Smiths Detection Updates Trace Detector to Identify Narcotics

    Smiths Detection has updated its IONSCAN 600 portable desktop trace detector to offer narcotics identification on top of the technology’s existing explosives detection feature. The new IONSCAN 600 will work to detect narcotics such as amphetamine, cocaine, heroin, ketamine, MDA and MDMA, SDI said Thursday. SDI added the updated system is designed to provide narcotics and explosives detection either separately or simultaneously […] More

  • IARPA Picks 5 Firms for Laser-Based Chemical Detection Tech Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Picks 5 Firms for Laser-Based Chemical Detection Tech Project

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has chosen five companies to help the agency develop portable laser-based technology for the detection of biological agents, chemical weapons, narcotics and explosives at a range of up to 100 feet, Nextgov reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes IARPA will award funds to Leidos, LGS Innovations, Block Engineering, Physical Sciences and Photonics through […] More

  • IARPA Solicits Research Proposals for Chemical Analysis Tool Dev't Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Solicits Research Proposals for Chemical Analysis Tool Dev’t Program

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has released a solicitation for research proposals on a tool designed to help the Intelligence Community detect and identify various types of chemicals in remote areas. IARPA said in a broad agency announcement posted March 11 it intends to build a low-power system designed to detect chemical weapons, explosives and narcotics under the Molecular […] More

  • Leidos Lands DIA Anti-Drug, Crime Intell Analysis Task Order; Mary Craft Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Lands DIA Anti-Drug, Crime Intell Analysis Task Order; Mary Craft Comments

    The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded a five-year, $25 million task order to Leidos for military intelligence analysis on narcotics groups and international crime networks as part of a fixed-fee contract. The company said Thursday it will perform work at Joint Base-Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C. and also provide assistance to the Pentagon’s risk management Defense Critical Infrastructure Program. “We look […] More

  • Costa Rica Invites 7,000 Marines to Help Combat Narco Traffickers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Costa Rica Invites 7,000 Marines to Help Combat Narco Traffickers

    The Costa Rican Congress has authorized the United States to send 7,000 Marines and 46 warships to Costa Rica to provide counter narcotics and humanitarian support. However, the opposition alleges the authorization is a violation of Costa Rican sovereignty. According to some news estimates, this influx of U.S. personnel will also be accompanied by around […] More

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