Mirion Technologies to Provide Rad Detectors for Securing the Cities
Mirion Technologies says it is an awardee on the $121 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract by Department of Homeland Security Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office Securing the Cities (STC) program to supply personal radiation detectors (PRDs). Mirion says it has delivered its first shipment of 880 AccuRad PRDs under the contract and expects to deliver 4,001 of the body-worn devices in support of the STC program in the first year. “As a new entrant in the personal radiation detector market, we wanted to bring a disruptive product to market to address the real-world challenges first responders face with radiological threats, and I believe we achieved that with the AccuRad PRD,” says Mike Freed, Mirion’s chief operating officer.
Thermo Fisher Scientific [TMO] and Polimaster are also awardees for PRDs under the STC program and have initiated deliveries, a CWMD Office spokesman tells HSR.
DHS Awards Thermo Fisher $20M for Rad Detectors
The Department of Homeland Security Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Office has awarded Thermo Fisher Scientific [TMO] a $19.9 million task order to provide RadEye spectroscopic personal radiation detectors for use by Customs and Border Protection and the Transportation Security Administration. The task order follows previous awards in 2018 and 2019 totaling $26.1 million for the RadEye pager-sized devices that continuously monitor the environment to alert the user of a threat when natural gamma and neutron levels are above normal. RadEye also helps locate the source of the detected threat. The new task order, awarded under an existing indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract, allows CBP to accelerate fielding of the remainder of its detectors ahead of schedule.
DHS CWMD Office Acquires Polimaster Rad Detectors
The Department of Homeland Security Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office has awarded William F. Hawk Consulting a $6.7 million task order to purchase 2,364 personal radiation detectors supplied by Polimaster for the Coast Guard. The pager-sized, body-worn radiation detectors are specialized for use in the maritime environment. The CWMD Office in July 2020 acquired 3,001 of the maritime variant PRDs. The new task order is expected to be completed in July 2022.
Telos Adds New Customers for Aviation Channeling Service
Telos Corp. [TLS] says it has added new customers and renewed contracts with nine existing customers over the past four months for Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) services. The new customers are Pitt-Greenville Airport in North Carolina and startup carrier Airbahn, which is based in California. Telos through its DAC services provides comprehensive background checks for those working in secure areas of U.S. commercial airports, enabling submission of worker biographic and biometric data in line with Transportation Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security requirements for handling personally identifiable information and biometrics. Renewals include Chicago O’Hare and Chicago Midway, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Hollywood-Burbank, Sacramento, St. Pete-Clearwater, Albany, Plattsburgh, the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation for State Commercial Airports.
DHS Awards Dignari $99M for ICAM Services
The women-owned small business Dignari has won a potential five-year $99 million single-award Blanket Purchase Agreement with the Department of Homeland Security to provide identity, credential, and access management (ICAM) services. Dignari says the contract has the potential to exceed the estimated value. The BPA will be used by the various components and offices of DHS. Dignari’s services will include program management, program operations and engineering and technical support, databases, reports and documentation, continuous diagnostics and mitigation program support, and information technology infrastructure and virtualization/cloud development, migration and maintenance.
ManTech Nabs $86M Recompete to Support USCIS
ManTech [MANT] has received a potential $86 million contract to provide U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) with architecture and engineering, and analytics services. The five-year award was the result of a recompete of a component of the Support for Platform Engineering and DevOps Engineering (SPEDI) effort. ManTech was the incumbent for the SPEDI effort it won. “This initiative will deliver end-to-end IT transformation that meets current needs and ensures the flexibility to grow and evolve with the mission,” says Bryce Pippert, general manager of ManTech’s Federal Civilian sector. “By developing and deploying intelligent platforms that put analytics, automation and AI, intelligent system engineering, and cloud engineering to work in the here and now, we are equipping our customers for the future.”
Coast Guard to Award $19M Contract to Lockheed Martin for PAWSS Support
The Coast Guard in August said it plans to award Lockheed Martin [LMT] a potential five-year $19.2 sole-source million contract for sustainment support services for the Ports and Waterways Safety System (PAWSS), which helps maintain ports and waterways operations for the service. The award is limited to the company’s proprietary Maritime Traffic Management (MTM)-series software, which is the core command and control software within the PAWSS system. The MTM software consolidates, processes and displays data from various remote sensors such as radar and Automatic Identification Systems to allow Coast Guard personnel conduct maritime vessel traffic management.