As Phase I of BioWatch Winds Down, DHS Looks to Begin OT&E in Fall 2012

September 2011
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;9/28/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 20, p2
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This article reports on the goal of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and its partners to complete an analysis of field testing of the first operational prototypes of the Generation-3 BioWatch system in 2011. Bob Hooks, a deputy assistant secretary at the DHS Office of Health Affairs (OHA), expressed optimism for the outcome of the project. Hooks said that there is no guarantee that Northrop Grumman will advance the system to the operational test and evaluation (OT&E) phase.


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