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EXCELLIMS AWARDED US DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CONTRACT TO DEVELOP NEW EXPLOSIVES TRACE DETECTION (ETD) SYSTEM

A new ETD will be developed based on Excellims' existing HPIMS technology in combination with a novel multidimensional detection approach to overcome explosive detection challenges. Excellims Corporation announced today a contract award from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for development of a next-generation explosives trace detection (ETD) system. The funding is part of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate's Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) 13-03, seeking technologies to enhance the capabilities of existing ETD systems. Excellims expects to conduct the work over the next two years.