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Arizona State University defense contract to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency given on 4/20/2012

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Defense contract under the Defense Threat Reduction Agency awarded to Arizona State University on 4/20/2012.

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Principle Contractor: Arizona State University
Date Reported: 4/20/2012
Department: Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Contract Details: Arizona State University, Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded a four-year, cost-no-fee reimbursement contract. This contract, with acumulative value of $30,718,054, consists of a base period with 12 months of performance, valued at $9,057,732; and one option period with 36 months of performance, valued at $21,660,322. Fiscal 2012 research, development, test, and evaluation funds have been committed for the base year of this contract. The objective of this contract is for Arizona State University to develop a prototype of a chip-based, fieldable health monitoring system for the warfighter. The device will be able to detect changes in the warfighter’s health for early detection of infection. This proposal was selected in response to a chemical/biological broad agency announcement that is advertised on a continual basis. Performance will take place at Tempe, Ariz. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency is the contracting activity (HDTRA1-12-C-0058).

Total Contract Value: $30,718,054

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