By The Hill staff - 02/24/16 07:03 PM EST
• The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) awarded several contracts worth a total of nearly $541,000 for more than five-dozen “untrained detector canines.” The seven individual contracts for dogs went to East Coast Canine Academy, Alabama Canine Law Enforcement, Police Service Dogs Inc., iK9, and Xtreme Concepts Inc. The dogs will be delivered to CBP’s two training facilities – the Canine Center El Paso (CCEP) in Texas and Canine Center Front Royal (CCFR) in Virginia.
• Cheney Appraisal Services won a contract from the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration to professionally appraise three pieces of artwork by evaluating the overall estimated value and condition of the paintings. The contractor, according to contract documents, must be “familiar with Federal curatorial standards and practices and maritime history.” The paintings, displayed in an attachment to the contract solicitation, are each of various ships and tankers. The contract is worth $1,250.
• LGS Innovations won an $11.15 million Defense Department contract to “develop a portable system for real-time standoff detection” that is able to identify “trace chemical residues on surfaces” from as far as 90 feet away using infrared technology.
Contract information compiled from General Services Administration data and government press releases. Send announcements about government contracts to firstname.lastname@example.org.