SOURCE: Battelle

independent R&D organization, Battelle

October 28, 2014 11:25 ET

Battelle's Deep Expertise in Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Defense Leads to Contract Win With U.S. Central Command

COLUMBUS, OH--(Marketwired - October 28, 2014) - Experts from Battelle are now sitting side by side with yet another group of government experts helping in their critical mission to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction and to mitigate Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) threats.

Battelle recently was awarded a $6 million, three-year contract to provide these Countering WMD Defense services. The contract calls for Battelle to provide on-site support at U.S. Central Command's headquarters at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. The work includes WMD analysis; technical and administrative support to integrate and synchronize nonproliferation, counter proliferation and consequence management activities involving policy, doctrine, planning, intelligence, strategy, exercises, operations and host nation readiness-related issues.

"For the past several decades, Battelle has helped government agencies and industries solve some of their most complex CBRNE defense challenges," said Matt Shaw, general manager of Battelle's CBRNE business. "We are proud that our clients recognize our deep-rooted expertise and want to take full advantage of this reservoir of knowledge."

Every day, the people of Battelle apply science and technology to solving what matters most. At major technology centers and national laboratories around the world, Battelle conducts research and development, designs and manufactures products, and delivers critical services for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio since its founding in 1929, Battelle serves the national security, health and life sciences, and energy and environmental industries.

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