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"HaMMER" Contract Award Is First for Battelle Under Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center's Omnibus Contract
Battelle is one of 10 contractors designated to bid on providing support for specific military and homeland security research contracts at Edgewood with a total value of about $485 million. The agreement, which replaces previous separate engineering and research agreements, began in January and runs through 2015. Battelle has supported research at Edgewood since 1987.
Battelle has been designated to help provide engineering and research support for various chemical, biological and radiological homeland defense research under the agreement with the
Battelle will help develop and test chemical, biological and radiological detectors, protective clothing, masks, gloves, decontaminants, shelters and other items at the Edgewood Chemical Biological Center in Maryland. Edgewood is part of the Aberdeen Proving Ground. The research will be for both military and civilian homeland security needs.
"For years, Battelle has been intimately involved in developing detection and protection for the military and for
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