Globalbiodefense.com: DARPA SIGMA Award to Arktis Radiation Detectors

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has made an award to Arktis Radiation Detectors Ltd of Zurich, Switzerland in support of the SIGMA Program.

SIGMA is a DARPA Defense Sciences Office (DSO) effort to back novel approaches to low cost, high efficiency, packaged radiation detectors for identifying hidden threats, ranging from special nuclear materials (SNM) to radiological sources.

The SIGMA Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) was released in December 2013 and this is the first award announced under the research and development funding mechanism.

Read more at: globalbiodefense.com/2014/07/17/darpa-sigma-award-arktis-radiation-detectors/

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