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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 Highlighted as an SBIR/STTR Success Story: "Shine a Light: Laser Spectrometers Aid in the Detection of Hazardous Chemicals"
Southborough, Massachusetts – July 15, 2020
"Block's LaserWarn is an open-path gas detection system that was developed to protect from chemical attacks. LaserWarn can be permanently installed for security monitoring of transportation facilities, embassies, military bases, government buildings, malls, and other vulnerable critical infrastructure – or it can be used for perimeter or fence-line monitoring." Read the article.

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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