TITLE

DHS Awards $113 Million In Portable Radiation Detection Contracts

PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Defense Daily;10/26/2006, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the contracts awarded by the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office for the development and production of next-generation portable radiation detectors that will be used by Customs and Border Protection and possibly even Coast Guard personnel. The awards for the Human Portable Radiation Detection System to AMETEK Corporation's ORTEC division, SAIC, Sanmina-SCI, ICx Technologies' Target Instruments unit and Smiths Detection.
ACCESSION #
23272273

 

Related Articles

  • Looking for trouble. Kahaner, Larry // Fleet Owner;Sep2006, Vol. 101 Issue 9, p8 

    The article reports that officials of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security have started work on a system that would place radiation detectors in rings around major metropolitan areas to prevent nuclear bombs or dirty bomb components from entering a city mainly by truck. The plan is part of...

  • Northrop Grumman, United Technologies Win BioWatch Awards. Biesecker, Calvin // Defense Daily;11/18/2009, Vol. 244 Issue 33, p1 

    The article reports that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded separate contracts to Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC) and United Technologies Corp. (UTX) to begin testing under Phase 1 of the next-generation BioWatch system called Gen-3. The Gen-3 program is aimed at creating an...

  • DHS S&T Issues RFI for Package Screening Devices.  // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;5/26/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p26 

    The article reports on the issuance by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate of a Request for Information (RFI) on available devices for detecting weapons, explosives and contraband that are hidden in personal items, luggage or packages.

  • DHS S&T Seeks Airborne Sensor Technology.  // TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;11/10/2010, Vol. 6 Issue 23, p16 

    The article reports on a request for information issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) branch on airborne sensor technology for detecting the entry of illegal aliens, drugs, and CBRNE materials into the U.S.

  • Tracking the elusive shipping container. Knetl, Bob // Industrial Engineer: IE;Nov2007, Vol. 39 Issue 11, p14 

    The article evaluates the Marine Asset Tag Tracking System miniature sensor from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Science & Technology Directorate.

  • LOCKHEED MARTIN WINS ROLE TO PROVIDE CYBER SECURITY SERVICES TO U.S. GOVERNMENT AGENCIES.  // Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter;Sep2013, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p8 

    The article reports that the aerospace company Lockheed Martin has won a contract to provide cyber security services for the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

  • DHS Awards Helo Contract To EADS. Biesecker, Calvin // Helicopter News;3/7/2006, p4 

    The article reports on a contract received by the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co. from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after being selected for the award. The value of the award is mentioned. The initial installment for the contract is cited. A background on the...

  • Labs-on-a-chip to Detect Milk Contamination.  // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;5/27/2004, p22 

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is backing research on lab-on-a-chip sensors that might guard the nation's food supply better than the current system of tamper-resistant lids and freshness dates. Whitaker investigator David Beebe, Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin-Madison has...

  • Labs-on-a-chip to Detect Milk Contamination.  // Ascribe Newswire: Medicine;5/18/2004, p127 

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is backing research on lab-on-a-chip sensors that might guard the nation's food supply better than the current system of tamper-resistant lids and freshness dates. Whitaker investigator David Beebe, Ph.D., of the University of Wisconsin-Madison has...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics