Idaho Technology Inc. awarded $11,021,639 increment

Idaho Technology Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, was awarded on Sept. 23, 2003, an $11,021,639 increment as part of a $58,704,688 firm-fixed-price/cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the Joint Biological Agententification and Diagnostics System. Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 22, 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were nine bids solicited on Jan. 2, 2003, and two bids were received. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Frederick, Md., is the contracting activity (DASG60-03-C-0094).For more information about the contract.

Background: The R.A.P.I.D.* (Ruggedized Advanced Pathogenentification Device) is a specialty instrument for military field hospitals, first responders and other rough environments. This instrument integratesaho Technology's LightCycler® Instrument technology into a portable, impact resistant package. Distinctive software allows simple "push button" use of the R.A.P.I.D. System by field personnel with minimal training. This allows for fieldentification of possibly dangerous pathogens quickly, safely, and accurately. For more information about the product.

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