Enhanced Buried Explosive Detection System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QX-04-C-0006
Agency Tracking Number: A022-1524
Amount: $1,330,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2002
Solicitation Topic Code: A02-037
Solicitation Number: 2002.2
Small Business Information
8100 Shaffer Parkway, Littleton, CO, 80127
DUNS: 148034408
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 John Lovell
 Senior Research Scientist
 (303) 792-5615
 john.lovell@adatech.com
Business Contact
 Clifton Brown,
Title: President
Phone: (303) 792-5615
Email: cliff.brown@adatech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In this three Phase program, ADA Technologies proposes to develop and demonstrate a novel, active trace explosives sampling system/method that will be easily adapted for use with existing commercially available explosive detection sensors. This will lead to a generic-interface sampling device that will directly couple with currently deployed trace explosives detection sensors. The active sampling system has been shown in the Phase I project to amplify the signature of trace explosives on soil by two to three orders of magnitude. In the Phase II project, ADA will combine the active sampling system with a leading trace explosive sensor to create a system that will operate at a walking pace and will detect the trace explosives and explosive related chemicals that are associated with buried landmines. The combined system will be demonstrated in operational testing at a minefield test area.

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