Thermo Fisher Scientific [TMO]: Raytheon [RTN]: In Final Report, Scientists Say Cost-Benefit Analysis for ASP Needs Improvements

January 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;1/19/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p4
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The article focuses on the final report on the Advanced Spectroscopic Portal (ASP) program prepared by the U.S. National Research Council (NRC). The report stated that a draft version of a cost-benefit analysis by the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) that supports the use of next-generation radiation portal monitors in secondary inspection lanes to scan trucks for illicit radiological materials needs improvements before it can be used to support a decision. Three major problems were cited by the report.


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