Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), New York, New York, is awarded a potential $28,342,525 cost-reimbursement contract to research the forensics of weapons of mass destruction and material detection using instruments suitable for field conditions. This research addresses the challenge of detecting previous exposure without reliance on the presence of exposure material or agent. This is a four-year contract with no options. All work will be performed at ISMMS facilities in New York, and work is expected to be completed April 1, 2023. Research, development, test and evaluation (Department of Defense) funds in the amount of $9,246,843 will be obligated at the time of award.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
A new strategy for U.S. intelligence looks to improve integration of counterintelligence and security efforts, increasingly address cyber threats, and have clear guidance of civil liberties, privacy and transparency. As outlined in the U.S. National Intelligence Strategy (NIS), from Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Dan Coats, the intelligence community is facing a turbulent and complex strategic environment, and as such, the community “must do things differently.”
Mobile Concepts by Scotty Incorporated, Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania, was awarded more than $9 million for the procurement of 55 Tactical Operations Center trailers for the National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Teams. The National Guard Bureau, Operational Contracting, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Science Applications International Corporation, San Diego, California, was awarded a $23 million task order under the Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) defeat technology contract for phase three of the Integrated WMD Toolset (IWMDT). The contractor will provide the development and integration architecture framework to support the Defense Threat Reduction Agency technology transfer, gateway and portal use. In addition, the contractor will support the development, maintenance, and update responsibilities as needed for common software and support documentation to efficiently facilitate tool developer participation and integration into the IWMDT. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the contracting activity.