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$15.9M Modification to Biological Detection System R&D

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General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products of Charlotte, N.C., was awarded a $15.9 million modification to a firm-fixed-price contract to Support the Joint Biological Point Detection System (JBPDS). JBPDS is an automatic air sampling device which provides visual and audible alarms in the presence of biological agents. This sole source contract was initiated on Jan. 14, 2004, with completion expected by Dec. 30, 2006. Work will be performed in Charlotte, NC (40%), and Columbus, OH (60%). The U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD issued the contract (W911SR-04-C-0017).

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