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March 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;3/2/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p1
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This section offers news briefs related to terror response technology as of March 2011, including the 600,000 U.S. dollars in new orders received by Implant Sciences for its Quantum Sniffer QS H-150 handheld explosives trace detector, the decision by the U.S. Government Accountability Office to upheld OSI Systems' 24 million U.S. dollar contract award from Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for high energy X-Ray inspection systems, and Intel's completion of its acquisition of software and network security firm McAfee Inc.


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