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Block MEMS Awarded $1.7 Million DHS-CWMD Contract to Detect Chemical Threats on Shipped Parcels
Southborough, Massachusetts – August 12, 2020
Block MEMS, LLC (Block) has been awarded a contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) for on-the-move standoff detection of trace quantities of drugs such as fentanyl, explosives, chemical warfare agents (CWAs) and toxic chemicals on parcels shipped to and within the United States. Read the full press release.

Block Engineering Launches Next Generation of Its LaserWarn Chemical Threat Detection Product
Southborough, Massachusetts – July 21, 2020
Block Engineering, LLC, a developer of open-path, wide-area chemical detection products, has released the next generation of its award-winning LaserWarn product family. Read the full press release.

Block MEMS Awarded Phase III of $15.1 Million IARPA Contract to Detect Explosives, Drugs and other Threats
Southborough, Massachusetts – January 28, 2020
Block MEMS, LLC (Block) has been selected for Phase III of an Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) program for the standoff detection of trace and bulk quantities of drugs such as fentanyl, explosives, chemical warfare agents (CWAs) and toxic chemicals. Read the full press release.

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