Canberra, Raytheon, Thermo Electron Score ASP Wins

Biesecker, Calvin
July 2006
Defense Daily;7/17/2006, Vol. 231 Issue 8, p5
Market Research Report
The article announces that Canberra Industries, Raytheon, Thermo Electron were awarded by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security of a potentially combined $1.2 billion in contracts for further development and testing of their respective next-generation radiation portal monitors. The portals the firms develop will eventually be deployed at the ports of entry. Raytheon and Thermo Electron's designs are based on Sodium Iodide sensor technology and Canberra's is based on high-purity germanium sensors.


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