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28 Jun 07. Sensor Technology Engineering, Inc, Santa Barbara, Calif., is being awarded a potential $86,581,480 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Linear Radiation (LRM) and Handheld Radiation Monitors (HRM) for the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal community. The LRM is a unique item containing multiple gamma and neutron radiation detectors spaced at 3 foot intervals. It allows the operators to search for radioactive materials over large areas, around vehicles and containers and in wells and tunnels. The HRM is a smaller version of the LRM with a single gamma and single neutron radiation detector that can be worn on a person or strapped onto a weapon or other piece of equipment. Work will be performed in Santa Barbara, Calif., and is expected to be completed by June 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $11,000,000, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-07-D-0014).

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