Kromek is pleased to announce that its performance in the SIGMA programme of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), an agency of the US Department of Defense, has been commended for its outstanding performance by the SIGMA programme team.
For over two years, Kromek has led the design, development and supply of a low-cost advanced portable detection system for gamma and neutron radiation that can be combined in large networks, providing information on radiation signatures over an extended area. As a result of its performance, Kromek was awarded a sole source contract for its D3S detectors. Overall, the Company has been awarded contracts worth more than $11 million to-date under this programme.
Commenting on the award, Chief Executive Officer of Kromek, Arnab Basu, said: “I am delighted that Kromek’s engineering excellence has received such an accolade. Our people are proud to be developing products and technology that is shaping the future of nuclear security in the US and the rest of the world.
“We are honoured to be working with DARPA on such a visionary programme.”