ICx Technologies Wins $6 Million Fido Order

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ICx Technologies, a developer of advanced technology solutions for homeland and military security, announced today that the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) recently placed orders to the...


WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- ICx Technologies, a developer of advanced technology solutions for homeland and military security, announced today that the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) recently placed orders to the value of $6.3 million for the company's Fido(R) explosives detector.

Fido is a portable, ultra sensitive detector that utilizes amplifying fluorescence polymers (AFP) to detect trace levels of explosive materials. Weighing just three pounds, Fido is available in both hand-held and robot-mounted systems.

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ICx develops advanced technologies for effective security solutions. ICx sensors detect and identify chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) materials. ICx surveillance products discern people and objects invisible to human senses and conventional cameras. ICx software and systems connect, command and control these security devices, while its intelligence and special-operations experts provide the unique insight that drives the company's innovation. ICx has manufacturing and research facilities in the United States , Canada and Europe .

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