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U.S. Army Awards ICx Technologies a Contract for Future Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance System with an Estimated Value of Up to $711 Million

Category: Defence Industry

WASHINGTON -- ICx Technologies, a developer of advanced sensor technologies for homeland security, force protection and commercial applications, announced today that it has been awarded a system-engineering, analysis and integration contract by the U.S. Army Research and Development Engineering Command Acquisition Center.

The award, with an estimated value of up to $711 million over seven years, was presented as a single contract for the Joint Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Reconnaissance System Increment II (JNBCRS 2) program.

“JNBCRS 2 is a vital program, and we’ve assembled a highly qualified team of experienced subcontractors,” said Hans Kobler, CEO of ICx. “This system will be a critical tool for our troops as they face terrorist attacks and new kinds of warfare all over the world.”

The contract begins in Q4 2008 with an initial two-year, $20 million product-development effort. It is projected that the production phase will have an estimated value of $711 million.

Kobler added, “This significant award is strong validation of ICx Technologies’ innovation and technology leadership in the CBRNE community.”

ICx Technologies is a leader in the development and integration of advanced sensor technologies for homeland security, force protection and commercial applications. Our proprietary sensors detect and identify chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive threats, and deliver superior awareness and actionable intelligence for wide-area surveillance, intrusion detection and facility security.

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