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2014-05-22 16:21:03

Company to Provide Sustainment and Maintenance Support Services MCLEAN, Va., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) awarded Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) a task order to provide sustainment and maintenance support services. The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order has a one-year period of performance, one 12- month option and a total contract value of approximately $13 million. The task order was awarded under the...

2014-05-21 08:20:58

Company to Develop Technology to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction RESTON, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a task order by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop modeling methodology and technology to combat weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The multiple-award cost-plus fixed-fee task order has a two-year base period of performance with up to three additional years in...

2014-05-19 08:20:47

Company to Provide Modeling and Simulation Support RESTON, Va., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a task order by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to provide modeling and simulation support. The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee task order has a five-month base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $12 million, if the options are...

2014-05-07 23:05:38

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the start of Phase II of required clinical studies for a new antibiotic, GSK944, developed by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department (DTRA CB) and its industry partner GlaxoSmithKline. Fort Belvoir, VA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the start of Phase II of required clinical studies for a new antibiotic, GSK944, developed by the Defense Threat...

2014-03-06 16:21:07

Company to Provide Research and Development to Combat Weapons of Mass Destruction RESTON, Va., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to conduct research and development to combat weapons of mass destruction. The multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract has a five-year base period of performance, a...

2014-02-24 23:22:34

Components of the Departments of Defense and Health & Human Services (HHS) signed a memorandum of understanding and strategy for joint work on February 21 to synchronize current programs and future efforts aimed at preventing, identifying, tracking, and mitigating biological incidents or attacks impacting the United States and our allies and partners. Fort Belvoir, VA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Components of the Departments of Defense and Health & Human Services (HHS) signed a...

2013-09-23 23:03:20

The winner of DTRA/SCC-WMD’s most recent initiative, “The DTRA Algorithm Challenge” was recently announced by the agency. Fort Belvoir, VA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The winner of DTRA/SCC-WMD’s most recent initiative, “The DTRA Algorithm Challenge” was recently announced by the agency. Team Huson was selected as the winner according to Col Ronald K. Hann, selection authority for the agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Directorate. He added that nearly 3,000...

2013-07-18 23:03:03

The Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction (VBDR) will meet July 23, 2013, at the Hilton Arlington Hotel, 950 Stafford Street, Arlington Va. Fort Belvoir, VA (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 The Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction (VBDR) will meet July 23, 2013, at the Hilton Arlington Hotel, 950 Stafford Street, Arlington Va. The meetings are free and open to the public. All interested persons are encouraged to attend; advance registration is not necessary. Registration...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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