BILLERICA, Mass., 8 Jan. 2007.Bruker Daltonics has received a $1.7 million subcontract award for its RAID-M handheld chemical agent detectors from the U.S. Army through a lead systems integrator. The systems are intended for the National Guard WMD Civil Support Teams' (CST) Analytical Laboratory System (ALS). The RAID-M will provide real-time chemical screening on site for the CST response mission.
"The National Guard ALS mission will span two important applications, in both defense and homeland security," says Frank Thibodeau, vice president of Bruker Daltonics NBC Detection Corp.
Bruker Daltonics is expected to deliver most of the systems by the end of 2007.