TITLE

L-3 Acquires Small Firm with Radiation Detection Capabilities

PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
TR2: Terror Response Technology Report;11/9/2011, Vol. 7 Issue 23, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the acquisition of Detector Networks International (DNI), a small designer and developer of radiation detection solutions, by L-3 Communications Security & Detection Systems. A contract awarded to DNI by the U.S. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for several Radiation Detection Straddle Carriers (RDSCs) in 2009. The deal will provide L-3 with a product in the radiation detection sector and its own set of organic design and development capabilities.
ACCESSION #
67616271

 

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