Chemring Group wins contract with US Army

Chemring Group said Tuesday its US arm Chemring Detection Systems was awarded another contract to supply chemical detection systems to the US Army.

Chemring Group said Tuesday its US arm Chemring Detection Systems was awarded another contract to supply chemical detection systems to the US Army.

The agreement is for a $28.5m delivery order against a multi-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract.

The Edgewood Contracting Division of the US Army Contracting Command-APG ordered more than 100 joint services lightweight standoff chemical agent detectors (JSLSCAD), which identifies chemical warfare agents at ranges up to 5.0km.

The systems will be installed in the Stryker Nuclear Biological Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle.

"Chemring continues to provide reliable JSLSCADs to the US Army, and we are proud to support the production of this critical equipment," Mark Papworth, Chief Executive of Chemring, said.

"This award is especially important in light of the current international chemical threats. The JSLSCAD offers a unique capability that provides excellent long range, chemical agent detection for the Armed Forces."

Chemring Detection Systems is a major provider of stand-off chemical detection to the US Department of Defense.

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