Smiths Detection wins U.S. Department of Defense contract for nerve and blister agent detector

EDGEWOOD, Md., 23 March 2007. Smiths Detection's military unit has been awarded a delivery order for more than 4,100 improved chemical agent monitor (ICAM) units. The contract from the U.S. Department of Defense is valued at $19.25 million and follows a $9.5 million contract for ICAM awarded in June 2006.

EDGEWOOD, Md., 23 March 2007. Smiths Detection's military unit has been awarded a delivery order for more than 4,100 improved chemical agent monitor (ICAM) units. The contract from the U.S. Department of Defense is valued at $19.25 million and follows a $9.5 million contract for ICAM awarded in June 2006.

ICAM is a handheld device that quickly monitors and confirms nerve and blister agent contamination in personnel, vehicles, equipment, and terrain. The ICAM is used both in military applications and by emergency service providers.

Smiths Detection is a provider of x-ray technology and systems that detect and identify chemicals, biological threats, and explosives.

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