The Defense Department has awarded Ansera Analytics a two-year, $1.04 million grant under theÂ Phase II Small Business Innovation ResearchÂ program to study, develop and verify the Army’s sampling kits for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives reconnaissance functions.
TheÂ Olathe, Kansas-basedÂ company said it will work onÂ TacDOGS integration for data and sample analyses,Â a quality assurance/training program andÂ sample collection, preparation and preservation advancement for the kits.
Ansera will also work to createÂ a centralized technology formatÂ to help users identifyÂ chemical, biological and explosive agents.
The kits are built to help warfightersÂ test chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear hazards they come across with during missions.
The company received the grant after its fulfillment of a Phase I award.