Defense Threat Reduction Agency awards SRC chemical research contract

Defense Threat Reduction Agency awards SRC chemical research contract.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency awards SRC chemical research contract.
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) recently announced that it will be awarding a contract to SRC Inc. to conduct follow-up research relating to models utilized in the characterization of chemical agents.

Through this research, the company will be taking on model development for chemicals that make up conventional and non-conventional kinds of chemical weapons. Within these models, SRC will be surveying long-term environmental response, contact hazards and evaporative properties of these compounds in conditions relevant to operations. These models will have the potential to be transferred to the Joint Effects Model (JEM) program and the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T).

With this announcement, DTRA is allowing interested parties a 15-day period to provide information on other entities and their capability to perform research of this kind. The agency states that this information will be utilized in determining whether the procurement of this project will be based on a competitive basis. They note that this is not a request for competitive proposals.

Submissions will need to be submitted in writing to Brian Nuckols, contracting officer within the research and development division of biotechnology, and should be delivered via email to by Nov. 4 at 4 p.m. ET. 

Submissions must include name, point of contact, contact and business information with an explanation of research capabilities and qualifications. Submissions must include qualified sources. Any submission missing this information will not be taken into consideration.

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