Category Archives: Manufacturers

NanoViricides celebrates grand opening of new facility

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NanoViricides, Inc., a developmental-stage biopharmaceutical company, celebrated the grand opening on Monday of its new research and development and current good manufacturing practices pilot manufacturing facility. The company, which is developing drugs against viral diseases like H1N1 swine flu, H5N1 … Read More »

Argon Electronics wins German CBRN simulator contract

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Argon Electronics announced on Tuesday that it was awarded a contract by the German Federal Ministry of the Interior for CBRN simulation systems. The systems will be used by Germany’s Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) to improve the realism … Read More »

Kratos receives $32 million in contracts for U.S. national security programs

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a national security solutions provider, announced on Monday that its Modular Systems Division (KMSD) received approximately $32 million in contract awards to support U.S. national security programs. KMSD will provide specialty products and systems … Read More »

Kratos wins multibillion dollar national security contract

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National security products developer Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., announced on Tuesday that it won an approximately $14 billion contract for hardened, transportable facilities for the federal government. The contract will be carried out by the company’s Modular Systems … Read More »

Smiths Detection receives multi-million order from Leidos

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Smiths Detection, Inc., a security solutions company, announced on Tuesday that it received a multi-million dollar order from Leidos to provide supplies, parts and services to approximately 400 U.S. airports. The order is part of a four-year agreement with Leidos, … Read More »

A-T Solutions releases suite of data collection software tools

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A-T Solutions, Inc., a counterterrorism solutions company, announced the launch on Tuesday of its Data Collection Toolkit (DCT), a suite of software for collecting, sharing, analyzing and managing incident-related data. DCT is meant to simplify and organize field management data … Read More »

A-T Solutions plans expansion to new Virginia operations center and warehouse

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A-T Solutions, Inc., announced on Friday that it is expanding its presence in Spotsylvania County, Va. The company, which specializes in counterterrorism technologies and is based in Vienna, Va., will move into a 43,350-square-foot operations and warehouse facility that is … Read More »

Kratos receives $9.9 million to support U.S. national security program

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Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a security solutions provider, announced on Tuesday that its Molecular Systems Division (KMSD) received a $9.9 million contract to provide support to a U.S. national security program. Under the terms of the contract award … Read More »

Smiths Detection wins $17.6 million contract from Saudi security institution

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Smiths Detection, a developer of CBRNE detection systems, announced on Monday that it received a $17.6 million contract to supply security equipment to a Saudi Arabian government security institution. The key government security establishment selected a wide range of Smiths … Read More »

U.K. begins testing new commercial framework for defense suppliers

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The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) in the United Kingdom recently began testing a new commercial framework to help suppliers bid for contracts. The framework, which will be known as the Research Cloud (R-Cloud), is designed to broaden access … Read More »

Sarepta Therapeutics cuts ribbon on new headquarters

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Biotech developer Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., opened its new 45,000-square foot headquarters on Monday in Cambridge, Mass. Sarepta Therapeutics executives and employees joined local, state and federal officials, members of the Massachusetts life science and biotech community and representatives from Duchenne … Read More »

CDC requests manufacturer information on medical products

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The CDC requested on May 6 that the manufacturing community provide information on its respiratory protective device (RPD) and surgical mask manufacturing capabilities. The statement said that the federal government needs to understand the capabilities of RPD and other medical … Read More »

Leidos receives $46 million order from DTRA

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Leidos, a national security solutions company, announced on Wednesday it received a $46 million task order from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop modeling technology and methodology to combat WMDs. The multiple-award, cost-plus, fixed-fee task order contains a … Read More »

Leidos receives $12 million contract from DTRA

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Leidos, a national security, health and engineering solutions company, announced on Monday that it received a task order from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to provide simulation and modeling support. The single-award, cost-plus, fixed-fee task order includes a five-month … Read More »

iRobot develops FirstLook robot for defense capabilities

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iRobot, a robot design and manufacturing company, recently unveiled its 110 FirstLook robot, a device meant to provide situational awareness for border control, police and CBRN responders. The new robot is rugged, compact and lightweight. FirstLook allows for persistent observation … Read More »