Decision Sciences Awarded Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Contract for Nuclear Detection System

  Decision Sciences Awarded Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) Contract for
                           Nuclear Detection System

PR Newswire

CHANTILLY, Va., April 9, 2013

CHANTILLY, Va., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Decision Sciences International
Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection
systems, today announced it has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom
(UK)-based Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) to provide a muon tomography
scanner system for research on new scanning and imaging applications.


Muon tomography uses naturally occurring cosmic ray muons to safely and
securely detect and image high density material. Additional contract options
may include ongoing system support.

AWE provides and maintains nuclear armaments for the UK, overseeing all
aspects of the munitions. This includes research, design and manufacturing as
well as assembly, maintenance, decommissioning and disposal of nuclear

"We're pleased to support the work of AWE," said Decision Sciences President
and CEO Dr. Stanton D. Sloane. "This contract expands our reach into the
United Kingdom."

An AWE spokesperson said, "Decision Sciences has an established and excellent
reputation in this area and we are excited to work with them. Their unique
technology enables the important nuclear security function that AWE performs
in the UK."

AWE has performed a key role in the national defense of the UK for more than
50 years. AWE is operated by AWE Management Limited, a company consisting of
three stakeholders – Serco Group plc, Lockheed Martin and Jacobs Engineering

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About Decision Sciences

Decision Sciences is a security and detection systems company based in
Chantilly, Virginia, that brings together hardware and software development,
systems integration and cutting edge science to improve the safety and
security of global commerce. Based on technology originally invented by
scientists at the renowned Los Alamos National Laboratory, the Multi-Mode
Passive Detection System was then developed with considerable private sector
investment and expertise. MMPDS is a totally safe, effective and reliable
automated scanning device for quickly detecting unshielded to heavily shielded
nuclear and radiological threats. Critically, MMPDS satisfies the 100%
scanning requirement recommended by the U.S. 9/11 Commission and later enacted
into law by the U.S. Congress.

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