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Schafer Corporation Commences Support on New Award to the Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office

Dépèche transmise le 12 janvier 2012 par Business Wire

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Schafer Corporation, a leading provider of scientific, engineering, and technical services and products applied to defeating critical security threats, has started work for the Department of Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) to provide Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support services. The start work follows award from DNDO of a Basic Purchasing Agreement and a first task order valued at approximately $40M and covering 2.5 years, including options. Schafer will provide scientific, engineering and operational support to all DNDO Directorates and DNDO Headquarters.

“We are proud to have been selected to support DNDO in its critical mission of preventing nuclear weapons and components as well as radiological threat materials from entering the United States and territories”

“We are proud to have been selected to support DNDO in its critical mission of preventing nuclear weapons and components as well as radiological threat materials from entering the United States and territories,” said Tony Frederickson, Schafer’s Chief Executive Officer.

The DNDO award strengthens an important strategic capability by enhancing Schafer’s competency in combating the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD). Schafer activity in this area also includes scientific and engineering services contributions to intelligence assessments of WMD proliferation, missile defense, defeat of prospective adversaries’ WMD capabilities, and advanced WMD effects mitigation.

About Schafer Corporation

Schafer Corporation is a provider of scientific, engineering, and technical services and products applied to defeating critical security threats. The company has a national footprint supporting mission-critical programs for customers including the United States Armed Services, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM), the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) in addition the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Schafer has been widely recognized for its technical capabilities, ability to provide innovative solutions across a range of scientific disciplines, and capacity to provide a suite of services to support activities including concept development, prototype construction, test and evaluation, and limited rate production. For more information, please visit www.schafercorp.com.

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