Teledyne FLIR, a nontraditional defense contractor and Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Consortium member, was awarded a contract to develop the first mass-wearable chemical detector for the armed forces.
Teledyne FLIR, part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated, announced it has won a contract to develop the first mass-wearable chemical detector for U.S. troops under the Pentagon’s Compact Vapor Chemical Agent Detector (CVCAD) program. The company received $4.0 million in initial funding.
In April 2020, a joint Air Force team delivered a rapidly developed containment system prototype that will enable as many as 28 COVID-positive patients to be transported aboard a C-17 aircraft.
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